Comparison - Land Rover Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic HSE 2018 - vs - Subaru Forester Sport 2019

General

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Average Price: 
77,100
Updated: 
02 Jan 2018
$
28,795
Updated: 
11 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.60gals
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Firenze Red (Metallic)
#8F1015
Aruba (Premium Metallic)
#CFC8B8
Byron Blue (Metallic
#4E607A
Kaikoura Stone Metallic
#8B796F
Silicon Silver (Premium Metallic)
#838280
Yulong White (Metallic)
#C2CBDA
Santorini Black (Metallic)
#37383C
Carpathian Grey (Premium Metallic)
#535057
Color: 
Ice silver metallic
#AAAAAA
Crystal white pearl
#FEFEFE
Dark blue pearl
#1A2539
Crystal black silica
#000000
Dark gray metallic
#7D7D7D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar takes chances in its exterior and interior and wins spectacularly. It’s a new benchmark for the luxury SUV company.

Pros
Gorgeous shape
Adjustable and capable air suspension
Modern and sleek interior
Opulent interior...
…made better by extra-cost cloth fabric

Cons
Six figures for a mid-size SUV is a thing now
Engines feel old now
Big wheels = tough ride
Did someone say more for cloth?
Just enough second-row space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar ranked #7 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Innovative, responsive infotainment system with dual touch screens
Lots of cargo space
Excellent fuel economy
Quiet, polished ride

Cons
No robust V8 engine option

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar is a new vehicle.

PROS
Distinctive styling inside and out
Refined driving experience
Strong V6 engine

CONS
Touch-sensitive steering wheel controls give too many false positives
Gloss-black interior is a fingerprint magnet

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.

Pros
Fantastic utility
Comfortable ride
Great safety tech
Thrifty for a crossover
Good value

Cons
Sun Belters might want FWD
Manual and turbo gone
Sport trim about looks only
Dowdy styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Completely redesigned for 2019
More powerful 2.5-liter flat four-cylinder engine
Subaru's EyeSight system is standard on all models
Increased passenger and cargo space
2.0-liter turbocharged engine has been discontinued

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive
A full complement of driver assists is standard equipment
Off-road ability with better-than-average ground clearance
Generous cargo capacity

Cons
Handling isn't as composed as it is in some competitors
CVT automatic feels less responsive than a conventional automatic
Modest tow rating limits overall utility
Only available engine is underpowered

By: 
edmunds.com

It looks visually similar to the last model, so has enough changed to entice buyers into the all-new Subaru Forester?

Pros
Loaded with safety and convenience features
Ultra-wide passenger door opening aperture
Full-time all-wheel drive system
Fuel efficient four-cylinder petrol engine

Cons
Archaic three-year warranty
12,500km service intervals
Higher starting price

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
176ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
296hp
at 4 000rpm
182hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Electric Power Steering
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.00in
182.10in
Width: 
80.00in
71.50in
Height: 
65.50in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
9.90in
8.70in
Front Track: 
64.70in
61.60in
Rear Track: 
65.50in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
113.00in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
40.20
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
37.70
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
43.30in
Rear leg room: 
37.20in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
70.00cu.ft
70.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5512lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.40cu.ft
33.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.20degrees
22.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.10degrees
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4407.00lbs
3531.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
10-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
20 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Massaging
Passenger Cooled Seat
Premium Leather
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
four-corner electronic air suspension system
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S)
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
Meridian Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
17 Total Speakers
825 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 In
18 X 7.0 In
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Front Fog/Driving Lights
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Smoker's Package
Climate Package
Interior Premium Textile Package
On/Off Road Package
Convenience Package
Tow Package
R-Dynamic Black Exterior Package
Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audio + Harman Kardon Amplifier And Speakers + Power Rear Tailgate
Standard Model
Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audio
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
Remove Derivative And/Or Engine Badge
Black Roof Rails
Silver Roof Rails
Surround Camera System
Heated Windshield
Fixed Rear Recovery Eye
22" Split 9-Spoke 'Style 9007' Wheels
22" Split 9-Spoke 'Style 9007' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
22" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7015' Wheels
22" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7015' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
21" 10-Spoke 'Style 1033' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
21" Split 5-Spoke 'Style 5047' Wheels
21" Split 5-Spoke 'Style 5047' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7014' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
19" 5-Spoke 'Style '5046' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7014' Wheels
18" 15-Spoke 'Style 1022' Wheels
18" 10-Spoke 'Style 1021' Wheels
Summer Tires
Full-Size Spare Wheel
Tow Hitch Receiver
Reduced Section Alloy Spare Wheel
19" 5-Spoke 'Style '5046' Wheels
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Dark Blue Pearl
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Body Side Molding - Dark Grey Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Door Scuff Protector
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic
Splash Guards
Body Side Molding - Dark Blue Pearl
Sport Grille - Black
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Edge Guards - Dark Grey Metallic
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic
Interior Options: 
Full Extended Leather Upgrade
Light Oyster Headliner
Head-Up Display
Meridian 1600 Watt Signature Surround Sound System
Power Plus
Power Pro
Sirius XM Satellite & HD Radio
8" Rear Seat Entertainment
20-Way Heated & Cooled Massaging Front Seats W/Heated Rear Seats & Driver & Passenger Memory
Loadspace Storage Rails
Suedecloth Headliner Material
Heated Steering Wheel
Illuminated Metal Loadspace Scuff Plate
Illuminated Front And Rear Side Door Metal Treadplates
Chrome IP End Caps
Configurable Ambient Interior Lighting
Premium Carpet Mats
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Rear Seat Back Protector
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Cargo Net
Side Sill Plates - Front
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass
Sunshade
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Footwell Illumination Kit
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Homelink & Approach Lighting
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
All-Weather Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Vintage Tan/Ebony
#AB7247
Dapple Grey/Ebony
#343539
Dapple Grey/Light Oyster
#E5E5E5
Color: 
Gray, cloth
#B1ADAA