2021 Land Rover Defender vs 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar in Philadelphia


If you want a new luxury SUV, you need to understand the differences between the 2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar. At Land Rover Cherry Hill, we evaluate the Defender vs. Range Rover Velar.

2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: Pricing

The 2021 Land Rover Defender MSRP with two doors is $46,100 or $50,000 for the four-door model. In comparison, the MSRP of the 2021 Range Rover Velar is $56,900.

2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: Performance

There are two engines with the 2021 Defender. The base model earns a 296-horsepower turbo-four, but you can upgrade to a 395-horsepower turbocharged six-cylinder instead. Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Range Rover Velar models come standard with a 247-horsepower turbo-four or you can choose the 335-horsepower or 395-horsepower turbo in-line six-cylinder options instead.

Defender models can tow up to 8,201 pounds, while the Range Rover Velar has a 1,653-pound towing capacity.

2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: Interior

Both Land Rovers hold five people, but the Defender offers an optional jump seat in the front for six-passenger seating or a third row for seven-passenger seating. The two-door Defender contains 15.6 cubic feet in the rear and a total of 58.3 cubic feet of space. However, the four-door Defender contains 34 cubic feet in the rear with a total of 78.8 cubic feet of space. Adding the third-row changes the figures to 10.7, 34.6 and 69 cubic feet. Range Rover Velar models have 31 cubic feet behind the back seats and 63 total cubic feet of space.

Both Land Rovers include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control and HD Radio. However, the Defender also includes a ten-inch touch screen and a six-speaker sound system, while the Velar comes with a navigation system, dual ten-inch touch screens, two USB ports, a 12-speaker premium Meridian sound system, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a Wi-Fi hot spot, and Bluetooth.

2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: Exterior

The 2021 Land Rover Defender measures 180-198″ L x 79″ W x 77-78″ H, with your choice of 18-, 19- and 20-inch wheels, plus ten exterior colors. In comparison, the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar measures 189″ L x 76″ W x 66″ H, with 18 to 22-inch wheels and nine paint colors.

2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: Safety Features

Neither of these Land Rovers has been evaluated for safety ratings. However, they both include lane keep assist, a rear view camera, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, rain-sensing windshield wipers and blind spot monitoring. Defender models also come with fog lights, driver drowsiness monitoring and automatic high-beam headlights. Plus, the new Range Rover Velar adds front and rear parking sensors, a surround-view parking camera system, bicyclist detection, automatic speed limiting, pedestrian detection and traffic sign recognition.

Test Drive a New Land Rover in Philadelphia

There are many ways to experience a new Land Rover in Philadelphia, whether you like the Defender, Range Rover Velar or another model. At Land Rover Cherry Hill, we have the new SUVs you want to drive. Browse our online inventory to see what's available and look at the latest Land Rover lease deals for money-saving opportunities. Schedule your test drive today and allow us to show you what each of these luxury SUVs is capable of.

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