2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vs. 2020 Cadillac XT6

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2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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Safety

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For enhanced safety, the front and middle seat shoulder belts of the Land Rover Range Rover Sport have pretensioners to tighten the seatbelts and eliminate dangerous slack in the event of a collision and force limiters to limit the pressure the belts will exert on the passengers. The Cadillac XT6 doesn’t offer pretensioners for the middle seat belts.

Both the Range Rover Sport and XT6 have child safety locks to prevent children from opening the rear doors. The Range Rover Sport has power child safety locks, allowing the driver to activate and deactivate them from the driver's seat and to know when they're engaged. The XT6’s child locks have to be individually engaged at each rear door with a manual switch. The driver can’t know the status of the locks without opening the doors and checking them.

To provide maximum traction and stability on all roads, All-Wheel Drive is standard on the Range Rover Sport. But it costs extra on the XT6.

When descending a steep, off-road slope, the Range Rover Sport’s standard Hill Descent Control allow you to creep down safely. The XT6 doesn’t offer Hill Descent Control.

The Range Rover Sport’s optional driver alert monitor detects an inattentive driver then sounds a warning and suggests a break. According to the NHTSA, drivers who fall asleep cause about 100,000 crashes and 1500 deaths a year. The XT6 doesn’t offer a driver alert monitor.

Both the Range Rover Sport and the XT6 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, crash mitigating brakes, daytime running lights, lane departure warning systems, rearview cameras, available blind spot warning systems, around view monitors and rear cross-path warning.

Engine

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The Range Rover Sport P360’s standard 3.0 DOHC 6 cyl. hybrid produces 45 more horsepower (355 vs. 310) and 94 lbs.-ft. more torque (365 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6. The Range Rover Sport P400’s standard 3.0 DOHC 6 cyl. hybrid produces 85 more horsepower (395 vs. 310) and 135 lbs.-ft. more torque (406 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6. The Range Rover Sport P400e’s standard 2.0 turbo 4 cyl. hybrid produces 88 more horsepower (398 vs. 310) and 201 lbs.-ft. more torque (472 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6. The Range Rover Sport’s optional 5.0 supercharged V8 produces 208 more horsepower (518 vs. 310) and 190 lbs.-ft. more torque (461 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6. The Range Rover Sport SVR’s standard 5.0 supercharged V8 produces 265 more horsepower (575 vs. 310) and 245 lbs.-ft. more torque (516 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6.

The Range Rover Sport’s 3.0 turbo V6 diesel produces 172 lbs.-ft. more torque (443 vs. 271) than the XT6’s 3.6 DOHC V6.

As tested in Car and Driver the Land Rover Range Rover Sport is faster than the Cadillac XT6:

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport SVR

XT6

Zero to 60 MPH

4.6 sec

4.3 sec

6.4 sec

Zero to 100 MPH

11 sec

10.5 sec

16.6 sec

5 to 60 MPH Rolling Start

4.9 sec

4.8 sec

6.6 sec

Quarter Mile

13.1 sec

12.8 sec

15.1 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

109 MPH

111 MPH

96 MPH

Top Speed

133 MPH

144 MPH

132 MPH

Fuel Economy and Range

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On the EPA test cycle the Range Rover Sport Td6 gets better fuel mileage than the XT6 AWD (22 city/28 hwy vs. 17 city/24 hwy).

The Range Rover Sport P400e can drive on battery power alone for up to 31 miles. The XT6 must run its internal combustion engine to move.

Regenerative brakes improve the Range Rover Sport’s fuel efficiency by converting inertia back into energy instead of wasting it. The XT6 doesn’t offer a regenerative braking system.

The Range Rover Sport Diesel’s standard fuel tank has 3.7 gallons more fuel capacity than the XT6 FWD’s standard fuel tank (22.7 vs. 19 gallons), for longer range between fill-ups. The Range Rover Sport P400e Hybrid’s standard fuel tank has 5.1 gallons more fuel capacity than the XT6 FWD’s standard fuel tank (24.1 vs. 19 gallons). The Range Rover Sport’s standard fuel tank has 5.6 gallons more fuel capacity than the XT6 AWD’s standard fuel tank (27.6 vs. 22 gallons).

Brakes and Stopping

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For better stopping power the Range Rover Sport’s brake rotors are larger than those on the XT6:

Range Rover Sport Td6

Range Rover Sport P400/400e/V8

XT6

Front Rotors

13.7 inches

15 inches

12.6 inches

Rear Rotors

12.8 inches

14.4 inches

12.4 inches

The Range Rover Sport stops shorter than the XT6:

Range Rover Sport

XT6

70 to 0 MPH

167 feet

171 feet

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Tires and Wheels

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For better traction, the Range Rover Sport’s optional tires are larger than the largest tires available on the XT6 (275/40R22 vs. 265/45R21).

The Range Rover Sport’s optional tires provide better handling because they have a lower 40 series profile (height to width ratio) that provides a stiffer sidewall than the XT6 Sport’s optional 45 series tires.

For better ride, handling and brake cooling the Range Rover Sport offers optional 22-inch wheels. The XT6’s largest wheels are only 21-inches.

The Range Rover Sport offers an optional full size spare tire so a flat doesn’t interrupt your trip. A full size spare isn’t available on the XT6, it requires you to depend on a temporary spare, which limits mileage and speed before replacement.

Suspension and Handling

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The Range Rover Sport V8 has active sway bars, which help keep it flat and controlled during cornering, but disconnect at lower speeds to smooth the ride and offer greater off-road suspension articulation. This helps keep the tires glued to the road on-road and off. The XT6 doesn’t offer an active sway bar system.

The front and rear suspension of the Range Rover Sport uses air springs for a smoother, controlled ride than the XT6, which uses coil springs. Air springs maintain proper ride height and ride more smoothly.

The Range Rover Sport has a standard automatic front and rear load leveling suspension to keep ride height level with a heavy load or when towing. The Range Rover Sport’s height leveling suspension allows the driver to raise ride height for better off-road clearance and then lower it again for easier entering and exiting and better on-road handling. The XT6 doesn’t offer a load leveling suspension.

For a smoother ride and more stable handling, the Range Rover Sport’s wheelbase is 2.4 inches longer than on the XT6 (115.1 inches vs. 112.7 inches).

For greater off-road capability the Range Rover Sport SVR has a 4.15 inches greater minimum ground clearance than the XT6 (10.8 vs. 6.65 inches), allowing the Range Rover Sport to travel over rougher terrain without being stopped or damaged. The Range Rover Sport’s minimum ground clearance is 4.25 inches higher than on the XT6 (10.9 vs. 6.65 inches).

Chassis

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The Range Rover Sport is 6.4 inches shorter than the XT6, making the Range Rover Sport easier to handle, maneuver and park in tight spaces.

Passenger Space

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The Range Rover Sport has 2.4 inches more front shoulder room and 2.1 inches more rear shoulder room than the XT6.

Towing

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The Range Rover Sport’s standard towing capacity is much higher than the XT6’s (7716 vs. 1000 pounds).

Servicing Ease

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The engine in the Range Rover Sport is mounted longitudinally (North-South), instead of sideways, as in the XT6. This makes it easier to service and maintain, because there are no rear spark plugs and the accessory belts are in front.

Ergonomics

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Unlike the driver-only memory system in the XT6, the Range Rover Sport has standard driver and passenger memory, so that when drivers switch, the memory setting adjusts the driver’s seat, steering wheel position and outside mirror angle and the front passenger seat also adjusts to the new passenger’s preset preferences.

The Range Rover Sport’s front and rear power windows all open or close with one touch of the switches, making it more convenient at drive-up windows and toll booths, or when talking with someone outside of the car. The XT6’s rear power window switches have to be held the entire time to close them fully.

If the windows are left open on the Range Rover Sport the driver can close them all at the outside door handle or from a distance using the remote. On a hot day the driver can also lower the windows the same way. The driver of the XT6 can only close the windows from inside the vehicle, with the ignition on.

Consumer Reports rated the Range Rover Sport’s headlight performance “Good,” a higher rating than the XT6’s headlights, which were rated “Poor.”

In poor weather, headlights can lose their effectiveness as grime builds up on their lenses. This can reduce visibility without the driver realizing. The Range Rover Sport has standard headlight washers to keep headlight output high. The XT6 doesn’t offer headlight washers.

Optional air-conditioned the front and second row seats keep the Range Rover Sport’s passengers comfortable and take the sting out of hot leather in summer. The XT6 doesn’t offer air-conditioned seats for the second row.

The Range Rover Sport offers an optional 115-volt a/c outlet on the center console, allowing you to recharge a laptop or run small household appliances without special adapters that can break or get misplaced. The XT6 doesn’t offer a house-current electrical outlet.

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The Range Rover Sport was selected by Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine as their 2014 4x4 of the Year. The XT6 has never been chosen.

The Land Rover Range Rover Sport outsold the Cadillac XT6 by almost six to one during the 2019 model year.

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