2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Change Vehicle
Key Specs of the 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Range Rover Sport base trim shown
- Combines classic Range Rover and modern Evoque design elements
- Interior styling, materials
- SVR's handling and braking
- Good visibility
- Available seating versatility
- Body roll in non-SVR trims
- Steep pricing
- Difficult to use Latch system
- Transmission and accelerator lag (SVR)
- Busy ride (SVR)
- V-6 or V-8 engines, both supercharged
- New high-performance 550-hp SVR trim level available
- Standard four-wheel drive
- Selectable Terrain Response system
- Available two-position third row
Editor's note: This review was written in March 2014 about the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2015, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
The 2014 Range Rover Sport is loaded with all sorts of exciting technology, luxurious touches and even some family-friendly features, but it glaringly falls short in cornering.
The Range Rover Sport has been redesigned for 2014 (compare it with its predecessor here) and fills a gap in the company's Range Rover-branded models between the entry-level Range Rover Evoque and the full-size Range Rover. It seats five passengers comfortably, with an optional pop-up third row for two small passengers. The Range Rover Sport comes in four trims: the SE, HSE, Supercharged and Autobiography. I tested an HSE; you can see them all compared side by side here.
If you're in the market for an upscale and capable SUV, you may also want to research the Porsche Cayenne and the BMW X6. Compare them all here.
Exterior & Styling
With just a quick glance you can see this is definitely a native of the Range Rover family. It's slightly shorter, sturdier and sportier-looking than the tall and lean original Range Rover — hence the name. People can choose to customize their Sport with a choice of 19-, 20-, 21- or 22-inch wheels.
As much as I try not to buy into the whole brand-status thing, I have to admit I felt ... Read more
Editor's note: This review was done in March 2013 about the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. Little of substance has changed with this year's model.
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Fast Powerful and a joy to drive!
Best car I have ever owned. Looks amazing coming down the street or sitting still at a traffic light. Fast, powerful and a joy to drive! V8 supercharged engine sounds great and performs even better! Read full review
Best vehicle I?ve ever owned!
The V8 Supercharged Range Rover Sport has sleek styling, a beast of an engine under the hood, great handling for an SUV and is comfortable to take on long trips to the mountains. Read full review