Range Rover 3.0 D300 Westminster Black 4dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £87,645What Car? Target Price£83,575
Review

If you're after supreme comfort, masses of passenger space, a lovely interior and a smooth and powerful engine, the sumptuous Range Rover will do it all. However, we think the entry-level D300 diesel Vogue is all you really need, with maybe a few choice options, or the P400e plug-in hybrid if you're a company car buyer looking to save on tax. That's because the cheaper Audi Q7 and BMW X7 are at least as good in most respects, and the top-end versions of the Range Rover are just too expensive unless money really is no object. In which case, why not have a look at the Bentley Bentayga. Just be aware that Land Rover's reliability record is pretty shocking.

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Like the Westminster, this is basically an appearance pack albeit with 22in black wheels (the P400e gets 21s in black) and black exterior accents. Other than that it's basically 21in alloys, a suede headline and soft-close doors over and above Vogue trim.

Our favourite engine is the D300. It's a 3.0-litre mild-hybrid straight-six diesel with 296bhp. It's smooth, super torquey so it pulls effortlessly, but when you stretch its legs and rev it out it makes hast with 0-62mph in just 7.4sec. It's fit for purpose whether you're cruising motorways, overtaking along A-roads or towing up to 3500kg. It should average in the region of 35mpg on a run if driven sensibly. Less than that around town. It's also worth noting that an X7 40d is faster and will cost you less.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

33

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

900

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

233

g/km

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