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Iconic British brand Land Rover has been enjoying huge success worldwide since 1948 - but which model was most popular in 2020?

Land Rover is synonymous with British heritage, the iconic boxy look a familiar sight on roads around the UK. These days, Land Rover is most known for its luxury sport-utility SUV line-up. 

But which model is the most popular?

A Land Rover lease is one of the most affordable ways to experience this piece of British automotive history. Knowing which is the most popular might just help you make your mind up on which one to go for - because, let's face it, they're all very good.

Hop in as we use data from Car Sales Base* to count down the top 7 best-selling Land Rover models from 2020 across Europe.

Land Rover Discovery

7. Land Rover Discovery - 6,493 models sold

Coming in at number 7 - the Land Rover Discovery.

With the fifth generation of this model sporting a more rounded look, the Discovery makes for an excellent choice if you need space, practicality, and comfort.

It combines Land Rover's unrivalled off-road ability with an upmarket feel and a fantastic on-road driving experience. With the Land Rover Discovery - known to its fans as the 'Disco' - having been a stalwart of the line-up since 1989, its popularity as an affordable and versatile SUV isn't going away anytime soon.

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Range Rover

6. Range Rover - 7,844 models sold

Land Rover's flagship model, the Range Rover has been the benchmark for luxury SUVs since its launch in the 1970s.

It rolls off-road ability, limo-like elegance, refined drive, and exquisite interior into one fantastic package.

There is virtually no car out there that can rival the Range Rover for its ability to off-road, all the while making sure you feel like you've been wrapped up in the plushest, most luxurious cabin out there.

It's iconic for a reason.

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Land Rover Defender

5. Land Rover Defender - 8,729 models sold

A large 4x4 first launched in the 1980s, the Land Rover Defender is a familiar sight on British roads, and it's no surprise to see it sitting comfortably at number 5. 

Famed for its off-roading capabilities, towing capacity, and wading abilities, the newest iteration of the Land Rover Defender not only comes alive off-road but also includes many of Land Rover's latest technologies and safety features.

If you're looking for something that provides all the off-roading excitement you could need, but with the premium experience and up-to-date protection Land Rover is known for, look no further than the Defender.

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Range Rover Velar

4. Range Rover Velar - 12,784 models sold

Combing a great driving experience with a good-looking exterior, the Range Rover Velar is popular for good reason.

Its elegant and powerful build stands out in a crowd and the luxurious interior ensures that wherever you go, it'll be in style.

The Velar bridges the gap between the Evoque and Sport models, making it perfect if you want a premium experience but have a slightly smaller budget. Though it doesn't go down the sporty crossover route that many of its rivals do, it still offers unmatched comfort and practicality.

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Range Rover Sport

3. Range Rover Sport - 17,500 models sold

Coming in at number 3 is the iconic Range Rover Sport, with its imposing size, spacious interior, and high-quality finish.

There's no surprise that it's one of Land Rover's best-selling models - it's incredibly versatile and comfortable to drive. The performance is strong and it handles with surprising ease, making it an excellent choice for a premium SUV. 

With its off-roading capabilities and trendy look only adding to the appeal of the Range Rover Sport, it's sure to stand the test of time and remain very popular in the years to come.

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Land Rover Discovery Sport

2. Land Rover Discovery Sport - 21,348 models sold

Taking the number 2 spot is the fantastic Land Rover Discovery Sport.

It takes the practicality, space, and off-roading capabilities of the bigger Discovery, and combines that with the style and compact size of the Range Rover Evoque.

With fantastic versatility - it's available as either a 5 or a 5 (+2) seater - the Land Rover Discovery Sport has been created to incorporate increased storage space and plenty of room for passengers.

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Range Rover Evoque

1. Range Rover Evoque - 37,231 models sold

Finally, taking the top spot with 37,231 cars sold, is the ever-popular Range Rover Evoque.

The most affordable model in the Land Rover Range Rover line-up, the compact Evoque launched back in 2011 and has been a staple on UK roads ever since.

Though it's known as an 'Urban SUV', the Range Rover Evoque still features fantastic off-roading capabilities and carries the legacy of the Land Rover brand very well, updating it and bringing it into a new market.

With a premium cabin, great capacity, and a good selection of engines, the Range Rover Evoque makes for a great choice if you don't need the space of the bigger models, but still want the practicality and luxury SUV feel that Land Rover Range Rover is so good at.

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*who cite manufacturers, the Automotive News Data Center and JATO Dynamics