2018 Range Rover Sport Review

Some SUVs focus more on performance, while others veer toward style. The Range Rover Sport easily combines both. However, before you can decide if this vehicle is right for you, you’ll first need to learn all about it.

That’s why we created this 2018 Range Rover Sport review, for drivers like you in Santa Fe, White Rock, and La Cienega. Read about this luxury midsize SUV below and contact us at Land Rover Santa Fe if you have any questions.

Performance Specs

The 2018 Range Rover Sport comes standard with a 3.0L Supercharged V6 engine that delivers 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. There are several more engine options to choose from, the most powerful being a 5.0L V8 that puts out 575 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque.

Luckily, the vehicle’s power doesn’t compromise its fuel efficiency. In fact, it can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 22 city/28 highway MPG.

Overall, the Sport handles well and tackles winding roads with ease. It’s agile despite its large size, and the standard 8-speed automatic transmission delivers smooth and timely shifts. Plus, it can tow up to 7,716 pounds, when properly equipped—great for work or weekend excursions.

Off-Road Capability

The Range Rover Sport not only performs well on the city streets, but off the beaten path, too. It comes standard with permanent all-wheel drive, as well as a Terrain Response® system.

Terrain Response® has five modes to choose from: Comfort, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud and Ruts, Sand, and ECO Mode. No matter which one you select, the system will optimally match the demands of whatever terrain you’re traveling on. It’ll do this by adapting the responses of the car’s engine, gearbox, differentials, and chassis systems.

In addition, the available Terrain Response® 2 system will monitor current driving conditions and automatically select the most suitable terrain setting.

Another helpful feature is All Terrain Progress Control. This allows you to maintain a steady speed on slippery surfaces like mud, wet grass, ice, or snow. It operates like a cruise control system, working at a low speed between 1 and 18 MPH. This lets you concentrate on steering around various obstacles.

Interior Design & Amenities

The 2018 Sport is no doubt fun to drive. Its interior features will help make those drives even more enjoyable.

Its refined designed is apparent as soon as the doors are opened. Dual 10-inch touchscreens come standard, showcasing all your media options. An available extended carbon fiber wood trim is located throughout the cabin. The overall design is clean and complemented by the optional configurable ambient interior lighting.

The seats are available in Semi-Aniline leather with a cut diamond pattern in colors like Ebony Vintage Tan and Ebony Eclipse. Plus, 22-way memory front seats get you in that perfect seating position and memorize your preferred settings for future rides. They also have a massage function, so you can soothe sore muscles after a long day.

In addition, heated front seats come standard, and heated/ventilated seats are available. That way, you can comfortably warm up or cool down, depending on the temperature outside.

Test Drive the 2018 Range Rover Sport

Our team at Land Rover Santa Fe hopes this 2018 Range Rover Sport review providing sufficient information about the vehicle. Stop by for a test drive to learn how much you’ll love cruising through the streets of Santa Fe, White Rock, and La Cienega.

Contact us today to try a Range Rover Sport out for yourself!

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