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Pros: road condition selection as well as height adjustment
Cons: voice activation, very confusing
Advice: road test the competition firstTested the BMW, Porsche, Mercedes and Lexus SUV's in fairness to the competetion they all had certain features that are outstanding. For example, the Lexus has a smooth ride but looks like a shoe box. Mercedes has made great changes in the new ML but according to mechanics I know the car is not yet that reliable. The Range Rover Sport has it all, technology, style, comfort and breeding. I live in the Lake Tahoe area and drive in snow and the mountains, I could not have selected a better SUV.
Pros: The NAV and the sport shift.
Cons: Lack of availabilty at purchase
Advice: Enjoy it and get them to demo the test track!This is probably the nest SUV I have owned! The new style and quality that was put into the RR SPort is AWESOME! Great buying experience from Chris in Frisco ( no pressure) and got a great lease from Land Rover.
Pros: Body style
Cons: Not reliable
Advice: Don't buy it wait for a year until they fix the problemsI purchased the new Land Rover Sport in October,it has been a complete nightmare. It has been in the service department for 27 days out of the 31 days I have owned it. The service department has attempted to fix the compression system numerous times. They are working with the factory to fix this problem. After talking to the service manager, he explained to me that this new model has many problems with the electrical and the compression system. The engine was changed from a BMW and now a Jaguar engine combined with a new model, they are very challenged. Many cars are being returned and recalled. I would not recommend purchasing this car until its been on the market for a year or more. I am still dealing with the general manager of the dealer ship to try to get out of the car versus a replacement.It's a complete nightmare. Think twice about this car.
Pros: Supercharged Performance
Cons: I would like to have more leg room for the rear passengers
Advice: A test drive will make the difference!I test drove many vehicles untill I selected the Supercharged Sport. Performance, Quality and Class makes a powerful statement. Great sex appeal with performance.... I have a limited edition suvous orange on its way and am excited to take delivery. This is an exceptional vehicle in every sense of the word.
Pros: go for the supercharged wheels on the HSE they are worth every penny
Cons: It is a mighty thursty beast.... but if you want to save on gas buy a mini
Advice: Havent driven the supercharged but I would imagine the 100 extra horses does make a differenceDrives the highway like a dream... very heavy and takes a big engine to get moving but very responsive at speed.
Pros: engine purrs
Cons: plastic in cocckpit
Advice: choose a good dealerThe Land Rover Dealer sucked and PAG should seek oot premium auto dealers to distribute their SUVs. The drive is awesome and aesthetics top notch.
Pros: On board Navigation
Cons: Not having a power/automatic steering wheel positioner
Advice: Recommend not even considering LR3! (LR3 priced too high wrt RRS ride, options and appearance)Purchased RRS HSE (Java Black on Tan) with cold weather pkg, sirrus and blue tooth on a Monday afternoon in Houston, TX and drove to Los Angeles over the next two days (1600 miles). Enjoyed every minute of it. Smooth, quite, responsive and quick for its weight. Previously owned BMW X5 4.4 and RRS beats it 'hands down'. Dealership where purchased was great. Overall I am a very satisfied customer.