2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2023 Porsche Macan | NewCars.com

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2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2023 Porsche Macan Review

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2023 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

MSRP*: $60,300 to $79,200
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2023 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $57,500 to $82,900
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 22 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 70.1 ft3 53.0 ft3
Engine
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 395-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 434-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 247 - 395 hp 261 - 434 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 188.9 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 80.3 in 76.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
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Head Room Front 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 in
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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche Macan.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Land Rover Range Rover Velar or the Porsche Macan, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Range Rover Velar is much wider than the Porsche Macan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Range Rover Velar takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Porsche Macan.

Handling
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has the same turning radius as the Porsche Macan, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Porsche Macan is clearly the choice over the Land Rover Range Rover Velar for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a little less horsepower than the Porsche Macan.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Land Rover Range Rover Velar doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Porsche Macan.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Land Rover Range Rover Velar and the Porsche Macan. With the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Macan.