The Range Rover Sport is smaller and more nimble than the full-size Range Rover. The Range
Rover Sport offers athird-row seat, but it's tight back there. Think of it as a 5+2, not a
The 2018 Range Rover Sport benefits from a new interior and is distinguished from the
previous model with revised styling in front and updated electronics including new twin
10-inch touchscreens that
control every function. The top
one does infotainment, Bluetooth and navigation; the bottom one does audio, climate, and
The Sport was redesigned for 2014 with a new riveted-and-bonded aluminum chassis, rigid and
light, which transformed its
handling to nimble, in a class of its own.
Land Rover calls the new two-screen system Touch Pro Duo. It's unique, and the display is
impressive, big, flashy. The
function is slick, and simple after it's learned.
The Range Rover Sport SE and Range Rover Sport HSE use a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 that
340 horsepower. The
supercharged 5.0-liter V8 comes in two power levels. The standard 518-horsepower V8 powers
Supercharged and Autobiography. The Range Rover Sport SVR unfurls 575 horsepower and 501
pound-feet of torque.
All models work with an admirable 8-speed automatic transmission that can include paddle
shifters. Even the V6 promises
a snarly sound and 0-60 mph acceleration in 6.9 seconds. That 60-mph sprint takes a mere 5
seconds with a V8.
The turbodiesel option uses a 3.0-liter V6 diesel that produces a muscular 443 pound-feet of
torque. Acceleration is
comparable to the gasoline V6, though not as responsive, and diesel owners can expect
The V6 is rated by the EPA at 17 mpg City, 23 Highway, 19 Combined. The EPA rates the V6
turbodiesel at 22/28/24 mpg.
The supercharged V8 is rated at 14/19/16 mpg no matter whether it's 518 or 575
Safety features on all models include automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning,
surround-view camera (not standard on SE or HSE), parking sensors, parking assist, and
An optional Driver Assistance Package adds blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control,
traffic sign recognition
that can display the current speed limit. Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration nor the Insurance
Institute for Highway Safety have crash-tested the Range Rover Sport.