2020 evoque vs velar

2020 Range Rover Evoque vs. 2020 Range Rover Velar

The 2020 Range Rover Evoque and the 2020 Range Rover Velar both offer style and capability that no off-brand rivals can match, but between the two models, which one is right for you? Any driver comparing the Range Rover Evoque vs. Range Rover Velar will want to pay attention to dimensions, features, pricing, and performance, since there are significant differences between these two models. If you’re anywhere near Greenwich, find the answers you’re seeking with our in-depth guide, below!

2020 Range Rover Evoque


2020 Range Rover Velar

$42,650 MSRP

Starting Price

$56,300 MSRP

Number of Trims

21.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space

34.4 cubic feet
296 hp turbocharged 4-cylinder MHEV

Top Engine

550 hp supercharged V8
3,968 pounds

Towing Capacity

5,512 pounds
Touch Pro™

Standard InControl® Display

Touch Pro™ Duo

Range Rover Evoque or Velar: Dimensions

Will you choose the Evoque or the Velar? It’s important to point out that both models offer standard seating for five passengers across two rows. Both also offer ample room for cargo.

However, there are some interior differences that could have an impact on your daily drives through New Canaan and Stamford:

  • The Velar provides 34.4 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats up. Under the same conditions, the Evoque provides 21.5 cubic feet.
  • The Evoque ekes out a slight edge in front and rear headroom, with 39.9 inches and 38.3 inches in each row, respectively. The Velar, on the other hand, offers more legroom in both the front and the rear. 

Range Rover Evoque or Velar: Pricing and Features

The 2020 Range Rover Evoque starts at $42,650 MSRP. It’s offered in six different trim levels, and it’s the only Range Rover that’s available as a convertible. The 2020 Range Rover Velar starts at $56,300 MSRP, and it’s offered in four trims. 

With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of their most important standard and available features:

  • Both models come standard with LED Headlights and front/rear parking sensors. Likewise, both can be optioned with a head-up display or a gesture-activated liftgate.
  • The Evoque carries a single 10-inch touchscreen powered by InControl® Touch Pro™. The Velar receives a second screen, along with InControl® Touch Pro™ Duo.
  • Perforated grained leather seats are standard in the Velar, while grained leather is standard in the Evoque.
  • Drivers who choose the Evoque will receive a 6-speaker audio system as standard. The Velar, on the other hand, includes an 11-speaker Meridian™ Sound System right off the bat.

Take a closer look the Range Rover Evoque interior or the Range Rover Velar interior to learn more.

Range Rover Evoque or Velar: Performance

The base engines in both models are almost identical, with the Evoque delivering 246 hp, and the Velar delivering 247. However, the rest of their engine lines diverge from the other’s:

  • The Velar can be upgraded with a variety of engines, including a 550-hp 5.0-liter supercharged V8. 
  • The top powertrain on the Evoque is a 296-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder MHEV setup. 

What if you plan on towing heavy cargo? Although the Evoque towing capacity of 3,968 pounds is far from unimpressive. Those with bigger plans may prefer the 5,512-pound towing capacity of the Velar.

Test Drive Both Range Rover SUVs at Land Rover Darien

Whether you’re ready to make a final decision, or you’re still considering both options, you can count on our team to help you take the next steps. Visit our Darien dealership to compare the Range Rover Evoque vs. Range Rover Velar in person, or shop our virtual showroom and take advantage of exciting new vehicle specials online.

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