2023 Range Rover Sport vs. Range Rover Velar

2023 Range Rover Sport
2023 Range Rover Sport

vs.

2023 Range Rover Velar
$83,000 MSRP

Starting Price

$60,300 MSRP
5-7 passengers

Seating Capacity

5 passengers
118 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

63.9 cubic feet
250W Enhanced Sound System

Standard Audio

380W Meridian™ Sound System
523 hp

Maximum Horsepower

395 hp
7,716 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,512 pounds

 

Looking for a new luxury SUV in the Stamford area? You’ve come to the right place! We at Land Rover Darien pride ourselves on a wide variety of premium Land Rover vehicles to fit just about every budget and lifestyle. Two of the most popular models in our signature Range Rover line are the new Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Velar, both refreshed for 2023 with plenty of exciting specs and features. Not sure which model is best for you? Check out the guide below to compare the Range Rover Sport and Velar, then head to our inventory to see what we have available!

 

 

Range Rover Sport vs. Range Rover Velar: Dimensions

One of the biggest differences between the new Range Rover Sport and Velar is size. While both SUVs seat five passengers across two rows of seats as standard, the Range Rover Sport can be configured with a third row that ups the passenger capacity to seven. This also means that the Sport has a much higher cargo capacity if you fold all the seats down, although the cargo capacity with all seats up is similar for both SUVs. Here are all the details:

2023 Range Rover Sport Dimensions

  • Seats 5-7 passengers
  • Cargo space (rear seats up): 31.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo space (rear seats folded): 118 cubic feet
  • Front / rear headroom: 39.3 inches / 38.7 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 40.3 inches / 37.8 inches

2023 Range Rover Velar Dimensions

  • Seats 5 passengers
  • Cargo space (rear seats up): 30.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo space (rear seats folded): 63.9 cubic feet
  • Front / rear headroom: 39.09 inches / 38.90 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 40.28 inches / 37.17 inches

Range Rover Sport vs. Range Rover Velar: Interior Features

As luxury SUVs, the Range Rover Sport and Velar both offer top-notch amenities and technology inside the cabin! You’ll find heated seats, dual-zone climate control, interior ambient lighting, smartphone integration, and the latest Pivi Pro infotainment system inside both cabins.

However, being a bit pricier, the Range Rover Sport takes things to the next level with heated rear seats, wireless smartphone compatibility, Amazon Alexa, and a larger infotainment touchscreen. Check out the standard interior features for both SUVs:

2023 Range Rover Sport Interior Features

  • Ambient interior lighting
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Aluminum treadplates with Range Rover script
  • Perforated Windsor Leather seats
  • 20-way electric heated memory front seats
  • Heated power recline rear seats
  • Pivi Pro infotainment system with 13.1-inch touchscreen
  • Amazon Alexa integration
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto
  • Meridian Sound System

2023 Range Rover Velar Interior Features

  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Cabin lighting
  • Satin chrome gearshift paddles
  • 14-way heated memory front seats
  • Perforated grained leather seat facings
  • Pivi Pro infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Meridian Sound System

Range Rover Sport vs. Range Rover Velar: Powertrains

Finally, let’s look at what you’ll get under the hood of the new Range Rover Sport vs. the Velar. Both models deliver powerful performance specs on the Norwalk roads, and there’s a bit of overlap in their available powertrains.

However, while the Range Rover Velar maxes out at 395 horsepower, the Sport offers two additional engines for incredible acceleration and top speeds, with 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque! Compare the full performance specs below:

2023 Range Rover Sport Powertrains

  • Standard 3.0L turbocharged 6-cylinder / 355 hp / 365 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 3.0L turbocharged 6-cylinder / 395 hp / 406 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 3.0L turbocharged I6 / 434 hp / 457 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 4.4L hybrid V8 / 523 hp / 553 lb-ft of torque

2023 Range Rover Velar Powertrains

  • Standard 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder / 247 hp / 269 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 3.0L turbocharged 6-cylinder / 335 hp / 354 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 3.0L turbocharged 6-cylinder / 395 hp / 405 lb-ft of torque

Find Your Next SUV at Land Rover Darien

If you’re still on the fence deciding between the Range Rover Velar or Range Rover Sport, why not compare how they handle on the road? Contact our office to see what we have available, then head to our dealership to set up a test drive around Wilton! For more information about the lineup, be sure to check out our Land Rover model comparisons.

 

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