2005 Land Rover Range Rover User Reviews

2005 Land Rover Range Rover Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"ride" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"suspension" 2 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews

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bengiles02 writes:
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE Review
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Used luxury vehicle at great value

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gas mileage

bengiles02
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Outstanding Suv — I purchased a 2005 Range Rover HSE, a $74,123 cost new by the previous owner, for $25,000 with only 44,000 miles in July 2010. It did not have one scratch and was in perfect condition inside and out. I used the VIN # to research past service work from the Land Rover dealership and found it never had any prior negative service problems. Since the RR HSE body design has not changed in almost 10 years, I purchased online and installed after market RR front and side grills which really added to it's looks. I also purchased a 45,000 mile, 3 year bumper to bumper extended warranty for $2,900. This is the best value for the money anyone who appreciates owning a luxury SUV could ever asked for. For example, my son paid $84,000 for his new 2006 RR HSE, drove it almost 80,000 miles and only got $23,000 on trade in. I think anyone who is able to buy a used $74,000 luxury SUV of any make with only 44,000 miles is certainly getting a high value vehicle for their money. Although the gas mileage only averages around 15 mpg around town, on a 200 mile trip from San Antonio to Houston, with speed control set exactly on 70 mph, my onboard computer showed I averaged 20.1 mpg. I am very happy with my RR and found it to be the best SUV I have ever owned, especially for the investment.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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byannalfo writes:
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3

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Beautiful looks and very comfortable...

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Always felt like you were about to tip over!

byannalfo
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Timbeeeerrrrrr.... — OK, so I got this Range Rover HSE about 2 years old because I knew it was covered under warrenty for 3 years and was only planning on using it for a winter... and I will say it was great in the bad weather... and it was cool when stuck in traffic that you could use the hydrolics to put your car up a little more so you could see down the street... and for an SUV, I think it is one of the nicer looking vehicles on the road - especially the inside... but all of that gets washed away when you start to look at the expense of upkeep when out of warrenty, the fuel costs and most importantly, the feeling that it was always so close to tipping over... Out of all the SUV's I've owned, this had the worst feel to it... even when not going around a sharp turn, there was just always the feel that if you went just 1 MPH faster, you'd find yourself upside down...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Oladele writes:
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SOLID, STATUS VHEICLE, OPENS GATES (HAHA)...

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$$$$$$$$$$$$$ TO OWN AND MAINTAIN

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My Range Rover - Ultimate Jeep — For a big vehicle, the range rover has terriffic performance, the model i own can also function in sport mode and once you step on it the whole v8 engine takes off. The noise levels are very low, once you are inside the car you seem totally immune to what is happenning outside the cabin. The sound system is fantastic and seems like a studio,it has a harman kardon system that is just COOL! Its quite expensive to own but once you have it, the envy from passers by makes up for that......In my country, Nigeria, there is a shortage of qualified mechanics that specialise in range rovers and that makes it relatively expensive to maintain, i have even had to order an electronic component from the UK once. Having owned a 2006 toyota 4runner, 2002 Nissan pathfinder, 2006 toyota landcruiser and still own a 2008 ford escape.......the range rover is a whole new experience in Jeep ownership....Its a perfect blend of luxury and ruggeddness.....When driving the car you feel like passing through anything and the ride still manages to remain smooth......AMAZING!

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KevinKoon writes:
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5

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Luxury 4WD SUV

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Imports cost more to maintain.

KevinKoon
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Awesome. — This high-end luxury vehicle is extremely stylish and fun to drive. The four-wheel-drive ability of this SUV is phenomenal. The Range Rover handles anything that you throw at it whether you are on the highway or off-road it performs well above the rest.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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WhiteRose83 writes:
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Very comfortable, strong, safe, classy, always in still to drive, big body, lovely and beautiful car to have & enjoy the feeling of it.

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Takes a lot of gas, any tips of parts are expensive for it, very sensitive car, needs to pay a lot of attention more soften.

WhiteRose83
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2005 She Range Rover In A Very Good Condition N Good Looking — I loved everything & the way it makes me look from outside, always feels good to drive it, it's fun, soft, very comfortable for long driving too. Never get bored or tiered in it. The look will always be in still!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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WhiteRose83 writes:
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Very strong, very smood, clean, and comfortable car

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Nothing is sucks about my car besides takes to much gas cuz its a big engine

WhiteRose83
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I Dont Have It On Me At The Moment — I like how it looks in side and out side, very classic, safe car in case of accidents, comfortable to drive. but I don't like that everything is expensive for that car. and very sensitive car too. Always need to pay attention to it & taking care of it more often compare to other cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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euroguy writes:
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just a great go anywhere do anything vehicle.

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Gas mileage.

euroguy
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Great Vehicle To Do Anything. — Overall I liked everything about this vehicle, handeling, performance, ect. I see only 2 things ai did not like are the gas mileage and it is only a 5 passanger vehicle and even that is only a bother when it is needed.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Shy writes:
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Fantastic Looks., Quality Appointments, Reliability and High Performance

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Hmm This Car Running Costs (higher is cheaper)

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Best All-round Vehicle Land Rover — Best All-Round Vehicle I Have Ever Owned, rugged, and stylish.The cup-holder on the passenger side of the car is flimsy, and actually broke when a passenger entered and their backpack hit the cup-holder. Remedy was covered under warranty. The Range Rover gets a variety of upgrades aimed at improving the driving experience: both available engines have an extra dose of horsepower, the interior is even more luxurious, and the level of technology, both inside the cabin and under the skin, is more impressive than ever.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Acadian writes:
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cool and relaxing

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maintenance

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Great — it is realy comfirtable,and pristige with class on road, good performance on road and off-road, coastly but nice to own and fun good,it is realy fun and joy to drive this car, realy good appearance on road wow

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ra'uf writes:
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Good Looking car

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everyone stares at you

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Rr Or Range Rover — best mafia car ever...if rolls royce phantom were an 4x4 it would definitely be a range rover... good performance for a 4x4...sexy,muscular looking car... MIne is Black. it has lots of space..i know i sleep at the backseat everyday..lol ...good safe car...hydraulic suspension so it sliky smooth on roads, its like a magic carpet.

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