Land Rover Range Rover

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How much does the Range Rover cost to run?

The 3.0L diesel is the most economical Range Rover to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Range Rover 3.0L diesel costs £260.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band I.

It does just under 41 MPG on average, which means it will cost £15.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Jaguar F Pace 2.0L diesel and the more thirsty Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0L diesel.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 45, which is lower than the Audi Q7 3.0L diesel, but higher than the BMW X5 3.0L diesel. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Hyundai Santa Fe has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model3.0L diesel3.6L diesel4.4L diesel
mpg37.7 - 40.925.430.1 - 33.6
emissions182 - 196294219 - 253
tax£260.00 - £300.00£570.00£325.00 - £555.00
insuranceGroup 45 - 47Group 48 - 50Group 48 - 50

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Range Rover: How big is the boot?

The Land Rover Range Rover has an above average boot space (768 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 5 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 6 large bags or 6 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Land Rover Discovery SUV is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 6 large bags with its 889 litres.

Is the Range Rover easy to park?

This is one of the widest cars in the class, which makes it feel like a bit of a squeeze in the multi-stories. If that stresses you a bit, try the much narrower Mitsubishi Shogun.

This car is actually 223mm longer than the average street space, so parallel parking will never be easy.

Which Range Rover has the best performance?

The fastest Range Rover from 0-60, is the 4.4L diesel (if you’re a petrol head, it has 740 lbs/ft torque and 339 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 6.5 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the Audi Q7 4.1L diesel, which will beat your Range Rover to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.

Engine options

model3.0L diesel3.6L diesel4.4L diesel
zeroTo627.4 - - 7.5
torque600 - 625640700 - 740
bhp258 - 275268 - 271313 - 339

What size caravan or trailer, can the Range Rover tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Range Rover 4.4L diesel which has 740 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 3500kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.