Range Rover Velar 2.0 D200 5dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Range Rover Velar 2021 front
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RRP £45,925What Car? Target Price£43,773
Review

The Range Rover Velar is a stylish, refined and seriously appealing coupé SUV. If you keep to small wheels, it's a comfy companion while our favoured S trim gets plenty of kit. It’s best to stick to the cheaper trims and engines – once you start moving up the range, the price rises into the realms of better-resolved cars, such as the Audi Q8 and BMW X6.

The entry-level model gets a twin-screen touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, a DAB radio, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. Other luxuries include keyless entry, 18in alloy wheels, heated front seats, front and rear parking sensors and a 360deg camera. It's well worth considering because it keeps the costs down and you still get a great car.

This entry-level engine is the pick of the lineup because it's the best value. The four-cylinder diesel is impressively hushed and smooth, plus performance is more than adequate for long motorway journeys. If performance is your main concern then the D300 is the better choice, but it's also a lot more money.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

552

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

168

g/km

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