Read more about the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Td6 Review at AutoGuide.com.Diesel engines shouldn’t be in luxury cars. They’re louder than gas engines, they smell, they run rougher and they pollute more. Right?
These stereotypes are founded in a piece of the truth with older diesel engines, but getting behind the wheel of a modern incarnation quickly dismisses any notion that these powerplants can’t be smooth, quiet and luxurious. That is exactly the case with the Land Rover Range Rover Td6 HSE.
A posh British luxo-barge, the Range Rover just began offering a diesel engine in North America for the 2016 model year.
Power in this version of the Rover comes from a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that makes 254 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque, the latter coming on at 1,750 rpm. All the power is sent to all four wheels through an eight-speed transmission, which handles shifting beautifully.