Land Rover Range Rover Velar Owner’s Guide

Even though the Land Rover Range Rover is designed with a minimalist approach, it has a whole lot to offer, and the clean design is what makes the Velar so visually appealing. It’s further evidence that Land Rover is far from a utilitarian vehicle. 

Keep reading to learn more about what it’s like to own, maintain and drive the Land Rover Range Rover Velar in Austin.

The Land Rover Range Rover Velar Model Essentials

The beautifully sleek design of the Land Rover Range Rover Velar model will appeal to a lot of people who are in the market for a compact luxury SUV. In many ways, the Velar is a top-contender in this class. Just ask anyone who’s sat in the front seat and gotten to experience the comfort of the high-tech interior.

But there are a few shortcomings that Land Rover has been working out over the years. The latest models appear to be the best so far, and they have to be because there are a lot of compact SUVs to choose from.

Land Rover Range Rover Velar Performance 

Land Rover’s Range Rover Velar isn’t quite an SUV and it isn’t quite a crossover, which gives you a good idea of what it’s like to drive. It’s got ample power to get you where you’re going, but it’s not the Range Rover for you if responsiveness and handling are top priorities. 

The latest Land Rover Range Rover Velar’s performance specs include: 

  • 2.0L P250 gas engine or 3.0L P340 MHEV engine
  • Top speed – up to 149 MPH
  • 0 to 60 in 6-6.4 seconds
  • Up to 395 horsepower 
  • Up to 480 lb-ft torque 
  • Up to 23 MPG combined
  • Torque-on-demand all-wheel drive
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 6 drive modes
  • All-Terrain Progress Control
  • Suite of driver assist features
  • Start/Stop technology
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Emergency braking
  • Adaptive cruise control

Land Rover Range Rover Velar Pricing

The new Range Rover Velar starts at a very reasonable $56,900. But the upgrades and extras add thousands to the price tag. And if you go with the 3-liter engine it’s $63,900 starting.

Tech Features in the Land Rover Range Rover Velar Model

Land Rover has purposely built the Range Rover Velar to be a technology-forward vehicle. It’s all about intelligence and optimization with this vehicle. Many of the performance features like All-Terrain Progress Control are based on cutting-edge technology. 

Inside the cabin you’ll find even more technologically advanced features. And Land Rover also promises to keep all that tech working perfectly with remote software updates.

The newest Range Rover Velar tech features include:  

  • InControl Touch Pro Duo infotainment system
  • Pivi Pro system
  • Two 10” HD touchscreen
  • Self-learning navigation system
  • Apple CarPlay 
  • Android Auto
  • InControl Remote
  • 12.3” interactive driver display
  • Optional Heads Up Display
  • 17 Merridian surround sound system with Trifield 3D technology
  • Wifi (optional)
  • Cabin ionization air purification system
  • Adaptive beam LED headlights
  • Bluetooth with audio streaming
  • 14-way memory front seats
  • 3D surround camera
  • Rearview camera
  • USB ports

Land Rover Range Rover Velar Repair in Austin

Range Rover Velars have been on the road long enough now for drivers to start getting an idea of how reliable they will be down the road. In that time it has been a part of a few recalls and given some owners trouble. Older models of the stylish Velar have been known to have reliability issues. 

The most common Range Rover Velar repairs in Austin are:

  • Broken/disconnected wires in the telematics system
  • Fuel leaks in the engine
  • Incorrectly triggered warning lights

Common Land Rover Range Rover Velar Maintenance in Austin

Maintenance every 16,000 miles is something every vehicle owner likes to hear. A plus for the Range Rover Velar is that it’s easier to maintain than most vehicles. In total you can expect 9 trips to the shop for recommended maintenance over the course of 150,000 miles.   

Land Rover Range Rover Velar maintenance measures include: 

  • Oil and oil filter change
  • Tire rotation
  • Inspections
    • Visual inspection
    • Safety inspection
    • Hose and belt inspections 
    • Fluid inspections
    • Brake pad inspection

At German Auto Center we’re fully equipped to provide dealership quality Land Rover Range Rover Velar service in Austin. Our team of techs have well over 100 years of combined experience and we’ve worked on many Land Rover models over the decades. 

Contact us today to schedule Range Rover Velar repairs, performance upgrades and maintenance.