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Selected Style 4WD 4-Door HSE GT Limited Edition
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door HSE 13 18 $54,641 $60,045
4WD 4-Door HSE LUX 13 18 $54,641 $60,045
4WD 4-Door SC 12 17 $68,473 $75,245
4WD 4-Door SC Automaticbiography 12 17 $68,473 $75,245
4WD 4-Door HSE Limited Edition 13 18 $54,641 $60,045
4WD 4-Door HSE GT Limited Edition 13 18 $54,641 $60,045
AWD 4-Door Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 15 22 $43,200 $48,200
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 16 23 $45,900 $51,200
AWD 4-Door Hybrid S 20 24 $61,920 $69,000
AWD 4-Door S 16 22 $58,320 $65,000
AWD 4-Door Turbo 15 22 $96,210 $107,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$54,641
$43,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,045
$48,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1001 / month
$803 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line An impressive performer both on and off-road, the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport has the broadest reach of any luxury SUV we know. The 2012 Porsche Cayenne comes equipped to take on a rugged trail, the racetrack, and child ferrying, all in the same day.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 67.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.8 8.5
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 190.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 67.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 65.7
Wheelbase (in) 113.3 114.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.1 76.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 65.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.0 62.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.0 45.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.8 23.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 69.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 13.8 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 22.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.9-12.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.8 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.0 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P275/40R20 P255/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact P195/75R18
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P275/40R20 P255/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1157 893
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7716 5952
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5540 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 19 x 5.5 18 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 9.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 9.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 375 @ 6500 300 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 3500 295 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/305 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.00
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.53
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/CommandShift Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.93 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.68
Clutch Size (in) NA 10.2
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.69
Trans Type 6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Land Rover Range Rover Sport Porsche Cayenne
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 -
 
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