If you are looking for the last word in SUV luxury and you also are looking for an SUV that provide maximum fuel efficiency then look no further than the 2016 Range Rover Sport. Some of the things that make this SUV stand out include its very luxurious interiors and excellent fuel economy. In addition, this SUV handles superbly. The only thing that one does not like about the Range Rover Sport is that it is not very comfortable when driven on rough terrain. Also, the steering is heavy when driving at a high speed on the highway. Furthermore, the third row is only large enough to accommodate kids comfortably.
2016 Range Rover Sport: Engine and Fuel Economy
The new 2016 Range Rover Sport will also be available with a diesel engine option. This three-liter engine is capable of delivering 25 miles per gallon combined. This represents a 32 percent improvement over the fuel economy of the petrol V6 engine. The diesel engine also delivers 28 miles per gallon on the highway. The only problem with the diesel engine is that it does not move quite as fast as the petrol driven Range Rover Sport does.
Under the hood, the new 2016 Range Rover Sport will have a 3-liter V6 turbodiesel engine. Alternatively, one can also opt for the petrol driven V6 and V8 engines. The diesel engine produces 254 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque with a highest RPM of 1750. The engine will be coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission, which has three shift modes including Normal, Sports as well as Manual. According to Land Rover, the diesel engine is capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in just 7.1 seconds.
2016 Range Rover Sport: Redesign Exterior and Interior
As of now, the new 2016 Range Rover Sport will be available in the standard wheelbase HSE trim. This trim has twenty-inch wheels and a sunroof that provides panoramic views. What’s more, the new Range Rover Sport also comes with leather seats that can be heated or cooled according to your likes.
Inside of the 2016 Range Rover Sport the emphasis is on comfort. There are three rows of seats though the third row is mainly for kids and not adults. Other than this, the cabin has plenty of Ebony and Oxford leather. It also comes with sports pedals and it also has a sporty finish. The interior trims also sport of a nice aluminum textured finish.
The 2016 Range Rover Sport also boasts of a stretched wheelbase that provides greater legroom and luggage space. The Sport is also lighter as well as very agile, and it should appeal to everyone including its traditional customer base as well as those who are looking for a SUV that provides both performance and luxury. The previous model proved to be very popular with about 82,352 units being sold in 2014. The new and improved model should also prove to be as popular.
2016 Range Rover Sport: Release Date and Price
The 2016 Range Rover Sport will be available at dealerships by the fall of 2015. Estimated starting price of the Range Rover Sport is approximately 80 000 pounds. For this price, you get a truly luxurious SUV. The Range Rover Sport competes with the Porsche Cayenne Diesel, which offers similar power as well as luxury. The Mercedes Benz ML250 Bluetec is the other SUV that competes with the Range Rover Sport.