Range Rover Sport 2.0 P400e HSE Dynamic Black 5dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £79,540What Car? Target Price£75,571
Review

Some rivals are faster and more fun to drive, but few are as comfortable or refined as the Range Rover Sport. We’d advise looking at a D300 or D350 diesel unless the P400e works for your lifestyle or bank balance. Stick to the lower trim levels, too, as costs soon shoot up.

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Visually you get 22in wheels (21s on the P400e), a black exterior pack, privacy glass and an all black interior, too. The 22in wheel’s effect on the ride is enough to put us off alone.

The PHEV P400e combines the Si4 petrol's 296bhp with a 114bhp electric motor to give a healthy blast of pace when you put your foot down – although not quite enough to match the Volvo XC90 T8 hybrid – and a quiet, electric-only range (of around 20 miles in the real world) when you use it in EV mode, which can be maintained at speeds up to 85mph. It's a little clunky at times as it switches between engine and motor, but the regenerative brakes work relatively smoothly. It's superb for those who mainly drive in town and can keep the battery charged (which takes around 2hrs and 45mins from a 32amp wall socket, or 7hrs 30mins from a standard three-pin plug), but once the batteries are depleted, the best average mpg you'll see will be around 25mpg.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

86.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

703

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

84

g/km

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