The luxury SUV segment has many highly sophisticated options, engineered for off-road excursions. While the choices are endless, two cars that rank high in the segment are Audi Q7 and Range Rover Velar. While the cost of the cars will not be a constraint with AutoBidMaster, as you can buy almost any car at our salvage cars auctions at an affordable price; the only challenge is choosing the better of the two – the one that better suits your style and needs. So, to help, in this blog post, we give you an overview of both the contenders.

2018 Audi Q7 vs. 2018 Range Rover Vela

When it comes to the source of power, the 2018 Audi Q7 has a variety of engine options ranging from a 248-horsepower turbo-four or a 329-horsepower supercharged V6 engine. The 2018 Range Rover Velar also has different configurations ranging from a 247-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine to a 380-horsepower V6 engine. While the Range Rover wins the battle in terms of engine options, there is much left to be compared.

With reliability and commitment in its steering and breathtaking acceleration, the Q7 is your best bet; be it a highway or an uncharted trail. The Q7 also offers engaging handling, well-weighted steering, and a comfortable and relaxing ride. The Velar, on the other hand, offers more agility, stability and a smoother ride on the highway. Though both the cars weigh almost the same, the brakes on the Q7 are more responsive than the Velar.

Talking about interior quality, while the Velar features a more modern approach to design, the Q7 chooses to be classic in this sense. Nonetheless, the Q7 has standard eight-way power adjustments, and heated front seats. The Velar further features Hill Descent Control (HDC) as standard along with the optional Terrain Response 2. The Q7, on the other hand, features Deep Tinted Glass, metal-Look Grille, and auto-theft deterrent.

The Verdict
While both the SUVs capture the legacy of their manufacturers to the hilt, the Audi Q7 seems to have an edge over its arch rival on some of the key parameters. If you wish to buy the car without breaking the bank, check out the Audi Q7 listed in our repairable salvage cars auction. To participate in our salvage cars auctions, simply register and bid at any car of your choice. If you have any questions, fill out our contact form or call +1 (503) 298-4300.

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