2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vs. 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
There are limited options for those shopping for a truly capable luxury SUV. The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport and the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque are both up to the test, though. While they deliver some similar styling elements and immaculate luxury, there are a number of important differences to consider before you make your pick. Take a closer look, and then go for a test drive at Land Rover Fort Myers near Naples and Marco Island.
A midsize luxury SUV, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport features standard seating for five passengers, 27.7 cubic feet behind the rear seat, and a maximum cargo volume of 62.2 cubic feet. The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, on the other hand, is a luxury crossover SUV. It also provides standard seating for five passengers, but space dedicated for cargo is a bit smaller at 20.3 cubic feet in back and 51.0 cubic feet total
Performance and Fuel Economy
There are a few different powertrain options for the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. The base 3.0L V6 makes 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. There’s also a turbo-diesel 3.0L V6 that makes 254 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. Move up to the supercharged 5.0L V8 for 510 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque, or go all out for a performance-oriented version of the V8 that pumps out 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. The most fuel-efficient version of this model is the turbo-diesel engine at an EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
The single powertrain offered on the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is a turbocharged 2.0L inline-four that puts out a balanced 240 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque via a nine-speed automatic transmission. Every model boasts an EPA-estimated 30 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.
When it comes to price, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is a more practical option for a buyer on a budget.
- 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: MSRP from $64,950
- 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque: MSRP from $41,475
Which Luxury SUV Should You Choose?
There’s plenty of praise to go around with these models, but at the end of the day, you likely have to pick just one. The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport proves the better option for those looking willing to pay the extra price. The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is probably the better pick for someone who’s looking for a vehicle that meets practical daily driving demands for a more affordable price.
Find out which model better suits your needs by taking both for a spin at Land Rover Fort Myers. We’re located near Naples and Marco Island at 15875 S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers, FL, and you can reach out to us with questions.