2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE SUV Review
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE SUV Review – 2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE continues its tradition from luxury interior and off-road capability. With its grandeur, leather and wood adorned a smooth and quiet cabin, it does a fine impersonation of a high-brow touring car. 2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE hardware oriented to off-road and robust architecture making it ready to handle the rough roads or severe weather, and as a precursor that has all the style and luxury from a military vehicle.
Engine Performances and Safety
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE SUV with four wheels drive (4WD) powered by big engine 5.0-liter V8 double overhead cam (DOHC) direct injection that produces 375 ft-lb of torque @ 3500 rpm and 375 horsepower @ 6500 rpm. This engine mated to six-speed shiftable automatic with manual shift control and center locking differential as standard. In performance test, 2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds, an impressive time for a 3 ton SUV. EPA-estimated fuel economy with four wheel drive on 12 mpg city/18 mpg highway and 14 mpg combined.
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE SUV has a full-time four-wheel drive, low-range gearing and 11 inches of maximum ground clearance. Range Rover HSE also features Terrain Response system, which allows the driver to adjusting suspension, powertrain, electronic stability and traction control to handle different types of terrain including grass, mud, snow, gravel, sand and stones. The system also includes a hill-hold control (to prevent it from rolling backward when walking on a hill) and hill descent control (to the limits specified by throttle position when descended hill). To be able tow up to 7700 pounds, 2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE given the ability Trailer Stability Assist is upgraded, the system with a sensor in the camera exterior that predict the effect of steering on a towed trailer while reversing drive.
Standard safety features on 2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE SUV include 4-wheel ABS, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, child seat anchors, remote anti-theft alarm system, emergency braking assist, front and rear ventilated disc brakes, rear door child safety locks, engine immobilizer, front fog/driving lights, high pressure washers headlamps, auto delay off headlamps, dusk sensing headlamps, xenon high intensity discharge headlamp, 2 front headrests, 3 rear headrests, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, rear center 3-point belt, front seatbelt pretensioners, stability control, traction control, electronic brakeforce distribution, front height adjustable headrests, rear height adjustable headrests, post-collision safety system, passenger head restraint whiplash protection system, emergency braking preparation, driver head restraint whiplash protection system and tire pressure monitoring. In brake testing, a Range Rover HSE came to a stop from 60 mph in 121 feet, good performance for vehicles with heavy weights.
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE Interior
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE is a five-passenger luxury SUV that sold into the market with price a bit expensive MSRP from $79,425 and comes with standard equipment that include 19-inch wheels, foglights, a sunroof, an electronic locking rear differential, an adjustable air suspension, front and rear parking sensors, heated windshield and rear window, a rearview camera, privacy glass, automatic xenon headlights with washers, heated and power-folding rearview mirrors, tri-zone automatic climate control, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering column, power-adjustable and heated leather front seats, a heated steering wheel, keyless entry/ignition, interior wood trim, Bluetooth, navigation and a 14-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system with USB/iPod/auxiliary audio ports and HD radio.
Expect to find all kinds of leather coverings on the Range Rover luxury cabin. Cambridge, Blenheim, Windsor, semi aniline, these are just some from values that you can expect to see it as standard and optional on almost every point, including the seats, dashboard and door panels, and console. And if you do not choose a leather, 14 pieces of premium black satin and natural wood accents adorned the luxury interior. This is the Old English world luxury combined with modern technology, the vehicle dashboard displays important information to drivers via graphs and virtual gauges. It also offers the ability to customize the content screen, useful for monitoring the various systems during off-road. Rear seat passengers can enjoy a comfortable lying down and 74 cubic feet of trunk space is still less than available in main competitors.