Diesel power adds to the appeal of the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover (pictures)
Land Rover says the diesel engine in the Range Rover delivers a 32 percent increase in combined fuel economy.
This 2016 Land Rover Range Rover HSE Td6 wears a base price of $93,450.
HSE models of the Range Rover come standard with 20-inch alloy wheels.
The 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V-6 engine is rated at 254 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque.
Connected to the diesel engine is a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission.
Land Rover says that the Range Rover with the diesel engine is capable of getting to 60 mph in just 7.4 seconds.
Land Rover says to expect diesel technology to be available across the lineup in the coming years.
The Range Rover comes with a standard adaptive air suspension system.
Out back, the Range Rover has a split power-folding upper and lower tailgate.
Optional equipment in the driver assistance package includes lane departure warning, perpendicular and parallel parking system, head-up display and soft door close.
Adaptive xenon headlights with LED signature lighting on the 2016 Range Rover.
Fog lights on the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover HSE Td6.
Split-spoke 20-inch alloy wheels come standard on the Range Rover HSE.
Side mirrors housings with integrated turn signals on the Range Rover HSE.
LED taillights come standard on the 2016 Range Rover.
Upgrading to the diesel engine from the base supercharged V-6 engine costs $2,000.
Oxford leather seats are standard on HSE versions of the Range Rover.
The heated, multifunction steering wheel in the Range Rover HSE Td6.
Steering-wheel controls for the Bluetooth phone system.
Steering-wheel controls for the adaptive cruise control system.
The optional driver assistance package includes a perpendicular and parallel parking system.
An 8-inch central touchscreen in the Range Rover HSE Td6. Unfortunately, the system is slow to respond to commands.
Navigation is standard on all Range Rover models.
A surround-camera system makes maneuvering the large Range Rover into parking spaces easier.
Front passengers are treated to both heated and cooled seats in the Range Rover HSE Td6.
Adjustments to the climate controls are thankfully handled by traditional hard buttons and dials.
Piano-black trim dresses the cabin of the Range Rover HSE Td6.
My Range Rover HSE Td6 wore an as-tested price of $106,675.
The high seating position in the Range Rover HSE Td6 gives you a nice, commanding view of the road ahead.
The front bucket seats are firm, but comfortable.
Side sills on the Range Rover HSE Td6.
My test car was equipped with a 825-watt Meridian premium audio system, which sounded great.
The spacious backseat of the Range Rover HSE Td6.
Rear passengers enjoy their own climate controls and heated outboard seats.
An optional rear-seat entertainment system includes a pair of wireless headphones and a remote.
Screens are integrated into the rear of the front seats' headrests.
The sliding panoramic roof in the Range Rover HSE Td6.
The split folding upper and lower tailgate on the Range Rover.
You get 32.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the Range Rover with the rear seats up.
The fancy carpet-lined cargo area of the Range Rover.
If you fold the rear seats down, cargo space grows to 82.8 cubic feet.
The 3.0-liter turbo diesel V-6 engine gets an EPA fuel economy rating of 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.