If you are willing to be accommodating regarding a fine quality SUV car with good fuel economy rates, then the 2016 Range Rover Sport is the perfect vehicle for you. Luxury SUVs do not generally consider the need for fuel economy when it comes to their engine and performance philosophy. The only thing that they care about is offering complete and absolute luxury to all car lovers, and producing an optimum performance for their engines. However, this is not the case with this new 2016 model of Range Rover Sport.
This car has made quite a name for it when it comes to being a fuel efficient car. According to several SUV standard ratings, this car has performed excellently in their fuel consumption tests. Not only that, this particular SUV has tremendous engines, along with a very interesting chassis design. Interior features are also quite impressive – made only to cater to different needs of those who are driving it. So, let’s take a look at those features that is offered by this car.
2016 Range Rover Sport Engine and Fuel Economy
There is something new with this 2016 Range Rover Sport as far as its engines compartment is concerned. What is it? Well, several sources indicate that this car will come along with a new diesel unit. This new diesel unit will be absolutely great in terms of fuel economy. Its EPA ratings stands at 25 MPG in combined drive and 28 MPG in highway drive – which is much more than a gasoline V6 cylinder engine. The only problem that this engine faces is that its top speed in not that much like the gasoline engine.
Still, this 2016 model will get a 3.0L V6 cylinder turbo diesel engine. It can effectively generate around 254 HP of max power, along with 440 lbs. feet of max torque @ 1750 RPM. In other choices, you can also get the gasoline options available – a V6 cylinder engine and another V8 cylinder. All this is going to be coupled alongside an 8 speed automatic gear box. This transmission module has 3 alternate shift modes – Normal, Sports and Manual. Acceleration is pretty good, with a mark of 0-60 MPH in just under 7 seconds.
2016 Range Rover Sport Redesign Factors
There have been certain changes to this 2016 Range Rover Sport, which are completely new to most customers. For instance, this model will be available in a wheel base design of HSE trim. This comprises of 20 inch wheels as well as a panoramic sunroof. Complete leather upholstery is present, with heated seats. Comfort and luxury is not at all neglected in this setup. All 3 rows of seats offer great space for abundant leg and head room. Exterior is very good, with special color options and LED headlights.
2016 Range Rover Sport Release Date and Price
This model will come out by mid-2015. You can certainly expect it in the fall of this year, in available dealerships all around the world. As per some sources, the 2016 Range Rover Sport will be available for a base price of $80000, even though higher trims can cost a bit more.