2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
- Sexy, sleek good looks
- Raucous V-8 engine
- Stunning acceleration
- Tight handling
- Roomy, comfortable front seats
- Maintains off-road ability
- Cramped backseat
- Thirsty engine
- Hefty sticker price
- Feels heavy despite agility
- Off-road ability with on-road tires
- Heated windshield refracts oncoming headlights
High-performance, five-seat luxury SUV
Standard, sophisticated four-wheel drive
Supercharged V-8 engine
Modified sport suspension, brakes and transmission
Fits between bigger Range Rover and smaller Evoque in Land Rover lineup
Multimode off-road terrain reading system
What Is the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport?
The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is a luxury SUV with seating for up to seven. It competes with the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and the Porsche Cayenne. It is offered in eight different versions named partly after the engine type: The 3.0L Supercharged V6 comes in SE and HSE trim levels; the 3.0L V6 Turbocharged Diesel comes as an SE Td6 and an HSE Td6; the supercharged 5.0L V8 comes in Supercharged, Supercharged Dynamic and Supercharged Autobiography trim levels and as the 5.0L Supercharged SVR. Despite the similar name, the Land Rover Range Rover is a different model with a higher price range, covered separately.
What's New on the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport?
For this model year, a turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 engine is a new option. InControl Remote & Protect is now standard. New available features include a washer for the backup camera as well as a hands-free power liftgate and All-Terrain Progress Control.
How Does the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Compare to Other Luxury SUVs?
The SVR's remarkable power, impressive performance and opulent interior help keep the Range Rover Sport competitive in its class.
What Features on the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Are Most Important?
The base Range Rover Sport is powered by a 340-horsepower, supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A 254-hp, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 and a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 engine making 510 hp (550 hp in the SVR) are optional. Significant standard features include full-time four-wheel drive, an aluminum structure, air suspension, leather upholstery, roll stability control and hill descent control. As required on all new vehicles, the Land Rover Range Rover Sport is also equipped with front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.
Significant available features include a panoramic moonroof, a two-seat third row, heated and ventilated seats, a cooled console storage box, Terrain Response 2 Auto, automated parking and the choice of a single-speed Torsen center differential or a locking differential with low range.
Should I Buy the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport?
The design, opulent interior styling and materials will likely attract shoppers to this model. However, its small third row and pronounced body roll in corners could deter some drivers. Though the pricing may seem steep to some, the Sport gets you most of the way toward a regular Range Rover model for thousands of dollars less.
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The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport currently has 4 recalls