2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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$59,645

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2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Range Rover cachet for a less expensive price
  • Stylish interior
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Towing capacity

The bad:

  • Fuel economy
  • Backseat space
  • Rear seat folding action

2 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Our 2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Choice of two V-8 engines
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Standard navigation system
  • Optional adaptive cruise control
  • Optional cooled storage box

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

Land Rover’s venerable Range Rover can tackle tough off-road terrain that would foil less-capable SUVs, yet it still has the cachet to warrant a front-and-center parking space at an upscale hotel. Much of the Range Rover’s style and off-road-ready hardware has carried over to the automaker’s less expensive Range Rover Sport. To be clear, the Range Rover is unrelated to the Range Rover Sport.

New for 2011
 
Aside from changes to option package content and new exterior colors, there are no significant changes for 2011.

Exterior
The Range Rover Sport features a two-bar grille and a large air intake flanked by LED headlights. Exterior features include:

  • Standard 19-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tires
  • Standard skid plates
  • Standard rear spoiler
  • 20-inch wheels optional
  • Optional adaptive headlights swivel to better illuminate turns

Interior
A 5-inch LCD screen within the instrument cluster houses an information display. The Range Rover Sport’s five-person interior is trimmed with simulated metal pieces; real wood trim is also available. Heated leather seats are optional, and power-adjustable side bolsters for the front seats are an option. Interior features include:

  • Standard DVD-based navigation
  • Optional upgraded Harman Kardon stereo
  • Optional cooled box for drinks, etc.

Under the Hood
Two 5.0-liter V-8 engines are offered. Mechanical features include:

  • HSE models use a 375-horsepower V-8 that makes 375 pounds-feet of torque
  • Supercharged versions have a 510-hp, supercharged V-8 that makes 461 pounds-feet of torque
  • Both engines drive a six-speed automatic transmission

Safety
Safety features include:

  • Standard antilock brakes
  • Standard side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • Standard electronic stability system with rollover mitigation technology
  • Standard front and rear parking sensors
  • Standard rear-seat child-safety seat anchors
  • Optional adaptive cruise control maintains a preset distance between the Range Rover Sport and a car in front of it

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.5
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.1
  • Exterior styling 4.7
  • Reliability 4.2

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Happy Buyer

Everything you could want in an on and off road vehicle, luxury, technology, well built and a driving pleasure. You have to be willing to accept the additional cost in gas but it is worth it for such a safe vehicle.

4.7

Great model—drove it 3 hours on return trip home.

Love Range Rovers, & though it was time to trade my tried & trusty HSE, we were pleased to find this great used model. Very pleased.

5.0

Reliable luxury

130k miles, bought it used with 20k. Owned for 6 years. Only issues, one sensor went bad causing a check engine light ($700) and hose to the antifreeze tank wore out and caused minor leaking ($900). Other than that, oil changes and tire rotations, unbelievable experience based on reviews about reliability. I'm told by my mechanic who only services R-Rovers that this engine can hit 250k, wow!

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