Range Rover, Range Rover Sport get 5-star Euro NCAP safety rating 

Updated Dec 06, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

High marks for these British icons. 

The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) has given both the new 2022 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models a five-star safety rating.  

A picture of the Range Rover Sport

The Land Rover Range Rover Sport

For adult occupant protection, the Range Rover D300 SE model that was tested scored 84 percent out of a hundred for adult occupant safety. It also garnered a child occupant safety rating of 87 percent, and vulnerable road user rating of 72 percent. 

The Range Rover Sport Petrol PHEV SE that was tested meanwhile, received a slightly better adult occupant safety rating of 85 percent. It also got a child safety rating of 85 percent, and a vulnerable road user safety rating of 69 percent.  

As a side note, the vulnerable road user category refers to a vehicle’s capability of causing the least damage to unprotected persons they might share on a road. This refers to cyclists, as well as pedestrians.  

On top of those, both models also achieved a safety assist rating of 82 percent. This refers to the various driver-assistive features that are present on both Land Rovers. These include autonomous emergency braking, lane keep assist, a 3D surround camera, a driver condition monitor, rear collision monitoring, among others. 

For the Philippine market, our versions of the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport may also come with the same safety kit as the European models that were tested by Euro NCAP. To that end, one may expect the same level of safety from the locally available models.  

A picture of the Land Rover Range Rover

The Land Rover Range Rover

In its most powerful form, the Ranger Rover uses a 3.0-liter diesel engine that’s capable of producing up to 300 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. The Range Rover Sport’s beefiest variant meanwhile, gets a 3.0-liter PHEV gasoline powertrain capable of delivering up to 440 horsepower and 620 Nm of torque.  

Locally, these are sold by Land Rover Philippines, which in turn, is managed by All British Cars Inc. Price-wise, the Land Rover Range Rover starts at Php 18 million, while the Range Rover Sport starts at Php 13.4 million.  

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Know more about Land Rover Range Rover 2023

Land Rover Range Rover

The 2023 Land Rover Range Rover is a luxury SUV. Depending on the variant, it can seat up to five, or seven. It also assumes an all-wheel-drive, front-engine layout.  

In the Philippine market, the said model has a total of five different trims. There’s the entry-level Range Rover HSE P44e, the HSE D300, HSE D350, LWB Autobiography D350, and the LWB Autobiography P530. Prices for the range from Php 15,990,000 to Php 21,390,000. 

Size-wise, the largest Range Rover is 5,252mm long, 2,048mm wide, and 1,870 mm in height. Depending on the trim, they have a ground clearance ranging from 219mm to 294mm.  

The engine options for the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover includes a 3.0-liter twin-turbo diesel mill in two states of tune. They can either produce 300 horsepower or 350 horsepower. There’s also a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 gasoline making 530 horsepower. Lastly, there’s a new 3.0-liter inline-6 hybrid version that can churn out a combined output of 440 horsepower. 

All Range Rover variants use an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and all come with all-wheel-drive.  

Locally, the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover competes against the likes of the BMW X6, Lexus LX, Mercedes-Benz G Class, Mercedes-Benz GLS Class, etc. 

₱ 15,990,000 - ₱ 21,390,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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