Land Rover Defender vs Velar

The Defender and the Range Rover Velar - Which Outstanding Land Rover SUV Suits Your Glen Cove Drives?

Over the course of the last seven decades, drivers around the globe have turned to the Land Rover brand time and time again. Specializing in world-class, luxury SUVs that perform well and deliver the style and features that drivers want on and off the road, Land Rover is the go-to brand for New York drivers with distinct taste. At Land Rover Glen Cove, we proudly present our customers with a variety of impressive Land Rover models, including the latest Range Rover Velar SUV and Defender SUV.

The Velar and the Defender both have plenty to offer Glen Cove drivers. Both have undeniable off-road chops that are signature to Land Rover engineering, and both offer well-crafted interiors that prioritize comfort and technology.

But while these two SUVs come backed by the Land Rover promise of refinement and luxury, they also both offer their own unique traits to upgrade your ride. Which one is right for you? Well, that comes down to what you're looking for in a new SUV, but we're here to help. Read on to learn more about both models and to see some of their similarities and dissimilarities. Then reach out to our team to meet them in person and choose your perfect fit.

The Land Rover Defender vs. the Range Rover Velar - a Side-By-Side Comparison

  • Seating and passenger accommodations. Need an SUV that has seating for more than five people? You may want to consider the Land Rover Defender over the Range Rover Velar. While the Velar is strictly a two-row SUV that seats five people, the Defender has a flexible interior configuration that can be tailored to suit your needs. It comes with two rows and seating for five, with two rows and an added jump seat for a six-passenger capacity, or with three rows and seating for up to seven. The choice is yours with the versatile Defender model. With the Range Rover Velar, on the other hand, you can look forward to an interior that's every bit as luxurious and comfortable as the Defender, but not as flexible or customizable.
  • Engine options and performance. Choosing the perfect Land Rover model for your needs may come down to the level and type of power you prefer. For example, the Defender SUV has two great options to choose from, including a 296-horsepower gas four-cylinder or an efficient hybrid six-cylinder with 395 horsepower. The Range Rover Velar, on the other hand, has four exciting power output options in its lineup, topping out with a V8 gas-powered engine that delivers 550 horsepower. The Defender has the groundbreaking and modern hybrid many Glen Cove drivers are after, but the Velar has more options and more overall power. Which one suits your personality?
  • Interior space. Without the optional third row, the Defender has a slightly smaller cargo hold than the Range Rover Velar. Add in the third row, and the Defender SUV's cargo hold shrinks even more. But, the Defender, which has a boxier design aesthetic and more than 10 inches of extra height than the Velar, has more overall headroom in both the front and the rear.
  • Meet Them Both to See for Yourself in Glen Cove

    The only way to really decide between these two Land Rover models is to test drive both, and that's where we come in. Research the availability of both SUVs online through our website to see some of the incredible options we have available, then make an appointment to visit us on Cedar Swamp Road. We look forward to introducing you to the Land Rover Defender and the Land Rover Range Rover Velar and helping you choose the best SUV for your needs.

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