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2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport would be higher. At 5,000 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport (510 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 328 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport weights approximately 898 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport (624 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 391 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Land Rover Buick
Model Range Rover Sport LaCrosse
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5000 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 510 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 624 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2638 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4783 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1933 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1783 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2743 mm 2837 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 13.8 L/100km 6.5 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 19.6 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 59 L


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