The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport continues the trend of
getting some upgrades each year. The model was all-new for the 2014 model year
and has received upgrades since then annually. The 2018 model year brought
significant refresh including improved interior and new infotainment system
with the second touchscreen. The model replaced recently the supercharged V-6
engine with the new turbocharged inline-6 unit.
As for the 2020 version, the biggest news is the addition of the new four-cylinder plug-in hybrid powertrain. The new Land Rover PHEV version will be known as P400s and be available in HSE and Autobiography trims. There will again be turbodiesel unit and V-8-powered version. The new model year brings also Apple Car Play and Android Auto as standard features. The model will also make some changes in the equipment organization and add new wheel design. The Range Rover Sport will also come with the mixed body colors.
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Powertrains
The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport expands the already
long range of powertrain options with the new electrified version. The new
model year introduces the P400s version which is the plug-in hybrid variant
with the 2.0-liter inline-4 engine combined with a 105-kW electric motor a
13.1-kWh battery pack. The system will provide the combined output of 395 hp
and torque of 472 pound-feet. The new plug-in hybrid version should achieve 22
miles of all-electric range as Land Rover claims. Recharging the battery with
the 220-volt power supply should take 2.75 hours.
Buyers will again be able to pick a turbocharged inline-6
engine combined with a 48-volt electric system powering an auxiliary
compressor. The SE and HSE versions will
get 355 hp and torque of 365 pound-feet from the gasoline inline-6 engine.
Upgrade to the HST trim and the output will be 395 hp and 406 pound-feet of
The diesel-powered Range Rover Sport will again be available
with the 3.0-liter V-6 engine under the hood. This oil-burner will deliver 254
hp and torque of 443 pound-feet.
The most potent Range Rover Sport will again be with the
5.0-liter V-8 installed. This engine can be had in the HSE and Autobiography
trims where will make 518 hp and torque of 461 pound-feet. Choose the SVR
version and V-8 will provide 575 hp and torque of 516 pound-feet there.
All versions will be four-wheel drive with the 8-speed automatic transmission.
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Design
The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport won’t change the way
it looks. There will just be some changes in the color pallet and new wheel
For the new model year, the model will change from Lorie
Blue to Portofino Blue and Corris Grey will be replaced with Eiger Grey. The
new will also be 22-inch black wheels.
The new Range Rover Sport will provide supreme comfort
inside the cabin combined with gorgeous style. There won’t be notable changes
in the interior style. The model will offer Apple car Play and Android Auto in
all versions from the new model year.
The trim range will again start with SE version which comes
with LED headlights, a self-leveling air suspension, keyless entry and
ignition, a power liftgate, etc. This version will also include 14-way power
front seats, leather upholstery, Wi-Fi, navigation, HD and satellite radio,
eight speakers, smartphone compatibility, and more. The safety will ensure lane
departure warning, parking sensors, forward collision warning, low-speed
automatic emergency braking and a rearview camera. Additional packages add blind-spot
monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and 360-degree cameras.
The next in range HSE version adds a hands-free tailgate,
heated front row, 13 speakers, upgraded upholstery. The P400e version will have
19 speakers. There will also be an off-road package available with a low range
transfer case and terrain modes.
The HST trim will cover off-road package by default as well
as a unique interior with ventilated sport front seats and heated rear
seats. This version will also get
black-themed exterior and tri-zone climate control.
The Autobiography model will have a heated steering wheel,
premium leather upholstery, surround view cameras, 22-way power front seats,
The SVR will combine the most powerful engine with the
sport-tuned suspension, unique interior and exterior styling, and sport seats.
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Release, Price
The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport will be available by
the end of the year. The new PHEV
version will be available from $97, 245. The Autobiography trim with the
plug-in hybrid powertrain will cost $131, 595. The price range will start from