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Pros: power and comfort
Cons: having to return it to the garage for repair
Advice: I would buy another one but would need to be confident Land Rover ironed out these problemsI bought a Supercharged 5 months ago am very happy with comfort and and performance,but have had some problems knocking noise in front suspension and a whining from steering the front suspension anti roll bar bushings have had to be replaced along with the hydro lick piston for same,when I got the jeep back the garage failed to fill the fluid reservoir for the same. All tyres wore unevenly and had the tracking re set at 35,000 and four new tyres at 43,000 the back tyres wore on out side,brought back to dealer and they wanted to charge me for tracking? but when I objected they relented and tracked the vehicle free of charge,now the the knocking noise increased in front suspension again an I also have had a intermittent whining from the steering this has also become more noticeable ,I think it is related to the power steering pump.
Pros: The way it rides.
Advice: Drive it; if you don't like the way it feels look elsewhere - I love it!I read all the horror stories, but I drove it and its great! Have owned for a whole year, 14,000 miles, and not one fault! Looks great, does great off road, tows my camper, runs on regular, and carries the kids and their gear. I just love this thing!
Pros: looks and ride
Advice: Buy from the dealer that will perform the serviceI hate to rain on the parade, but we have had nothing but problems with the RRS and the dealer. Great looking SUV, nice ride, great performance (when its running) but zero dependability. At 6,000 miles there was fuel pump problem that left my wife stranded in an intersection with the entire contents of the fuel tank dump around here. Tires are shot at 18,000 miles. It has stalled several times. Later started with no problem found. It was towed to the dealer this morning (several quarts of oil leaked/poured out of the engine over night) I did not buy it at the local dealer that is performing the repairs and am getting terrible service. No loaner vehicle, no nothing. Absolutely no resonse from Range Rover. We fell in love with it at first sight. Too bad it ended this way
Pros: The navigation and the stereo
Cons: Gas mileage is not for the faint of heart
Advice: Buy the HSE, you don't save much fuel economy getting the v6 (because of the wieght)The second I stepped inside I wanted it! The smell, the feel, the ruggedness...how any other car company can call thier vehicles SUV's is beyond me, with the exception of the Hummer. This is a true SUV and beautiful to boot!
Advice: The WORST car that I had.My Landrover is now dead for 85,000 miles. It can not run anymore. The mechanics of Landrover cannot find the problem by diagnostics alone. They have to open the engine to find out but not a guarantee that they will find it. How STUPID this Landrover diagnostics is. Landrover should terminate the Engineer who built this STUPID car diagnostics computer. The service advisor told me that the only thing that can fix my car is to replace the whole engine which will cost me $8,000 plus labor and tax.
Cons: The service dept couch (hard and lumpy)
Advice: Purchase but cross your fingersHave had a few annoying problems since purchase 3 months ago. Bluetooth module (replaced) Passenger mirror dip feature broken(mirror replaced) Numorous recalls-all computer software related Service dept- cust service could improve Looks, power, comfort excellent!
Pros: I have the sports addition so I like being able to drive manual or automatic
Cons: It stays in the shop. In 2 years I took it to the shop about 20 times. Most of the time under warranty however BMW should be embarrassed for its poor quality. My honda of 9 years only went to the shop once,
Advice: Make sure you purchase the extended warranty. Trade it before the warranty expires.I currently own the 2001 X5 4.4. Drives like a dream.