2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport - Road Test Specs

2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SUV

(4.2L V8 Supercharger 4x4 6-speed Automatic)
Model year2006
MakeLand Rover
ModelRange Rover Sport
Base MSRP$69,750
As-tested MSRP$75,150
Drive typeFour-wheel drive
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)390@5750
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)410@3500
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Suspension, frontIndependent front, electronic air suspension
Suspension, rearIndependent rear, electronic air suspension
Steering typeN/A
Tire brandContinental
Tire model4x4 SportContact
Tire size, frontP275/40R20
Tire size, rearP275/40R20
Brakes, frontPower-assisted four-wheel disc brakes
Track Test Results
0-45 mph (sec.)Not Tested
0-60 mph (sec.)7.1
0-75 mph (sec.)10.6
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)15.41@91.83
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)28.24
60-0 mph (ft.)115.63
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)58.1
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)38.1
Sound level @ idle (dB)48
@ Full throttle (dB)69
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)67
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Acceleration commentsManual shifts are still the same. Sportshift mode doesn't change full throttle shifts. 5,900 rpm upshifts with smooth powerband.
Braking ratingExcellent
Braking commentsMinimal ABS noise and vibration. Noticeable front end dive. Average for and SUV. Pedal cold be more progressive. Moves freely, then stiffens suddenly. Overal strong stopping power.
Handling ratingGood
Handling commentsExcellent steering wth plenty of feedback and a relatively quick ratio. Body roll is well controlled for an SUV, and it could go through slalom much quicker if the DSC would allow it to when turned to the off position.
Testing Conditions
Elevation (ft.)85
Temperature (°F)Not Tested
Wind (mph, direction)Not Tested
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)N/A City N/A Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)16
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)23.3
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5670
Length (in.)188.5
Width (in.)75.9
Height (in.)69.6
Wheelbase (in.)108
Legroom, front (in.)39.1
Legroom, rear (in.)37.6
Headroom, front (in.)39.4
Headroom, rear (in.)38.4
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)Not Available
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)71
Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion4 years/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance4 years/50,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot Available
Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsStandard
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsStandard
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionStandard
Emergency assistance systemNot Available
NHTSA crash test, driverNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot Tested

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