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Used Land Rover LR3

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2009 Land Rover LR3 What's new for 2009? 
2009 Land Rover LR3

Minor changes include color-keyed exterior trim pieces around the wheel arches, lower tailgate and lift handle, as well as new 19-inch wheels. The LR3 is the only trim offered this year, with HSE and HSE LUX now offered as optional packages.

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2008 Land Rover LR3 What's new for 2008? 
2008 Land Rover LR3

The LR3 receives an eight-way power passenger seat, while a power steering-wheel adjuster is made standard on the HSE trim. The base V6 model has been dropped.

About Land Rover LR3

Although very few sport utility vehicle owners ever take their prized machines off-road, for those who do venture far from pavement it's tough to beat the 2008 Land Rover LR3. Even with its upscale status, the LR3 is known world-wide as one of the most capable off-road vehicles money can buy, although those that slog through the Amazon and across the Sahara typically don't have heated leather seats and high-end audio systems. Priced in the low $50,000 range, the LR3 borrows a host of technological advances from the larger Range Rover and packs them into a plush SUV that is both competent and affordable. A vastly improved quality and service record and improving resale values combine to make the LR3 a very competitive luxury SUV.

Consumer Reviews

Great Car

By on Thursday, January 03, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 152,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Spacious Feel, Unique Look, Lots of Space"

Cons: "Maintenance/Service Costs, Fuel Costs"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have been driving this car from 4,000 miles to the current 152,000 miles. Besides the basic maintenance, this car has been extremely reliable and a great driver. My previous car was a discovery, which I had a few maintenance issues with, but the LR3 has really been a great car for me over the past 5 years. The tall ride and interior glass really give this car a bright and spacious feel. Probably one of my most favorite features on the car. Drives amazing in the snow and off road conditions. Rarely use the 3rd row seat, but when we do, it works nicely. TONS of cargo space in back as the 3rd row folds completely in the floor. I would say some of the sub-par items on the car include the ride, (A little rigid and tipsy-probably due to the pure shape of the car), the acceleration is not the best, and the sound system is decent...but not great. Maintenance items can also get spendy (but what luxury vehicle does not have that). Fuel efficiency has been decent....get an average of 17 mpg. I'm not to much of a speedster, and I'm usually putting freeway miles on. Overall, I have loved this car and it works great for me running around for work and also taking the family on a road trip. Due to the miles, I'm buying a new car at this moment, but will continue to keep this Rover for our family use!"

14 people out of 14 found this review helpful

Luv the LR3!!!

By on Tuesday, February 09, 2010

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"I started out with a '01 Discovery and we really enjoyed it so we decided on getting a LR3 also. We bought a '06 LR3 in Nov of '08. I heard about a roll-over accident involving a LR3 with children involved. No one was injured and amazingly ALL doors opened even after a serious roll-over accident! Having a child myself I became interested in the safety of the Land Rover. The boron steel content of the vehicle and low center of gravity is not matched by any other vehicle to my knowledge. Air-ride cockpit adjustable suspension, V-8 torque, 7 passenger seating, heated rear seats, audio controls for all outbound seats, bluetooth, off-road nav...I could go on. We love the Land Rover line-up. We bleed green!"

9 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Very good vehicle if you know how to own it.

By on Wednesday, August 17, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 114,700

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Very reliable, safe, parts are becoming easy to find and buy"

Cons: "20 to 25 mpg on the highway"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

In the rough stuff.

"I purchased this vehicle used in November 2007 and have put 72,700 miles on it, gone through 2 sets of tires, one battery, one set of drive belts, one tune up, dozens of oil changes, 2 sets of brake pads and rotors, and one set of sway bar bushings. I perform maintenance on this vehicle every 5000 miles and try to lift the hood every weekend to just check things out. The most reliable vehicle I have every own and feel that others are having problems with it because they don't know how to own it. I suspect that they just put gas in it and drive until something breaks or starts to make a bad noise. This is true for a lot of cars but this one requires you to have some kind of regular service. Not expensive at all! If you are pretty good with cars and keeping up to date on the service, then this vehicle will never leave you on the side of the road."

8 people out of 8 found this review helpful

In the rough stuff.