2006 Land Rover LR3 User Reviews

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 SE Review
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    175

    Land Rover Lr3 (2006 Model) — The vehicle has luxury status, and is a great 4x4 machine. Comfortable 3rd-row seating is difficult to find, especially with seating that can stow in the cargo area. Driving this vehicle has always provided a safe and reliable ride in all weather conditions.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The cargo space versatility is great, and the 3rd row seats fold right out of the floor if you need seating for 6 or 7 passengers.  From a driver's perspective, I really like the upright seat position, and the responsive steering.  

    Cons: Expensive to fix so make sure to have warranty coverage, and mpg is average, but comparable to most other SUVs that will compete in it's class.

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 Review
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    65

    The Queen's Fleet -- Land Rovers — The thing one should know when buying an extended service agreement is that until the manufacturer's agreement is nearly over -- then THAT is the time to purchase the agreement. Purchasing it when you buy the car is senseless. You already get the dealer and manufacturer's warranty. So be careful: That is a huge trick to get the buyer to think he/she is getting more time when, in fact, you would be getting a lot less. Nevertheless, on a LR, you should eventually buy an agreement because suspension is an issue and it is an extremely costly one. LR is a wonderful "truck" because even thought it's called an SUV, it's on a truck chassis. It looks boxy but once you get accustomed to it, you'll see it for what it is: safe and comfortable with great storage ability. Gas mileage is not good but that isn't what you are looking for if you are buying a LR anyway. Right? The service departments of 6 different locations we've used have always had excellent people working there and the dealership personnel attempt to make the customer comfortable with an upscale waiting room with food and comfy seating. (They must feel like they are generally working with a richer person so they attempt to target their service and waiting areas around that notion. It's probably true.) As for safety, I don't think one could buy a safer car other than a Hummer. If you can afford it, then you may be one of the lucky ones to purchase a LR-2 or 3.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Land Rover is a great car and the dealerships are generally of the philosophy that customers' needs are first in line.

    Cons: Suspension system is tiresome since it's often in the shop for that particular reason.

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE Review
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    45

    My Favorite Car I've Ever Owned — Very roomy, and lots of space for 7 people AND both rear rows fold down flat for great cargo space Requires premium fuel, and loves to use it, but gas prices are half of what they used to be, sooo

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Very roomy, and lots of space for 7 people AND both rear rows fold down flat for great cargo space

    Cons: Requires premium fuel, and loves to use it, but gas prices are half of what they used to be, sooo

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 V6 Review
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    55

    Ok Suv — Gas mileage is so bad, tank full of gas gives around 225 miles which cost around $70. Its a heavy duty SUV but i'm not buying anymore of this. If you don't mind paying for gas, it is ok then. I have this SUV for almost 9 years and its ok vehicle.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 3rd seat good for family.

    Cons: gas guzzler

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 SE Review
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    Perfect Family Suv — Love heated seats. Highest heated seat I have yet had in a car. Love the turning radius. Handles great. Love the size, lots of room for luggage and kids. Interior good. I would highly recommend this car for any family. Fun to drive.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Excellent Family Car.  Great turning radius.

    Cons: Gas

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE Review
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    My 06 Lr3 — Traded in my 2008 pathfinder for this bad boy. Love the speakers there amazing, not very fast but I got it because it's 4X4 is freaking sweet! it can drive on any surface. also it's big enough to haul my friends around in.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 4X4

    Cons: The back is alittle weird looking. (haha)

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 SE Review
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    The Best 4 X 4 X Far — Best vehicle up to now I have ever owned, bring on Discovery 4 !, preformance enhanced with a chip makes it the best alround vehicle, build quality is what you come to expect from Landrover. Stunning looks, anybody thinks it looks like a taxi see me afterwards, cost does not matter "its a Landrover", and its just FUN FUN FUN. As James May said on "Top Gear" about a tingle sensation (Yepp)

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Its a Landrover, no more words need writing !

    Cons: If you dont have "green blood" dont bother buying 1

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 SE Review
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    Perfect Luxury Suv For Terrain, Snow, Dirt, And A Full Time Vehicle. — the acceleration on the 06 LR3 can be slow in the comfort mode but if u really want a quick head start at the red light u can shift it into the sport mode and it'll race the rpm to increase the acceleration speed. the overall quality on the car is beautiful. the craftsmanship and quality can be told to be a true luxury suv. the quality is no different than the range rover sport 06 besides the design and performance. the seven seat passenger seats are very comfortable and the third row seats provide a leg room slip in for 2 full sized adult seats. the exterior styling can be quite boxy but for a guy its a great masculine look. the offroad features and air suspension offer a lot. this car does guzzle up gas. i get about 12 mpg local/highway. i put premium gas into my baby so maintenance can be quite high. the car is a very heavy vehicle making it very sturdy. overall i definitely recommend this SUV over the mercedes ML and volvo XC90.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great offroad and fulltime use vehicle

    Cons: boxy masculine outlook

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE Review
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    Worth Every Penny — acceleration is excelent but the breaking, just like and other land rover model is still quiet week.. also the rear end of the car needs to have a better look rather than the clear cut trunk. also spare parts are quiet expensive so do not buy this car without a 5 year waranty

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: the best family 7 seater car availabe

    Cons: spare parts are expensive

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    2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE Review
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    Discovery 4 Hse V8 — Great performance and acceleration for a 3 tonne truck. Good performance off road... even on road tyres. Expensive accessories ($1000 for roof bars..ouch) Pretty cheap to run really for a 4.4 V8- not much more to insure and rego than a Honda CRV. Leather, air suspension, everything electric, 6 speed auto

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

    Pros: Styling, performance, its not Japanese (ok I know Tata (Indian) now own Land Rover), space

    Cons: Super/ Premium unleaded, Expensive accessories,

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2009 Land Rover LR3 Reviews

    Very Happy. By Tommy

    I love most everything about it, the 3rd row seating is not as nice as my Tahoe was but it's a beautiful vehicle over all. The maintenance is costly but expected and I'm sure eventual repairs will be ... Read More

    Solid, Rugged Truck By truesport

    Absolutely love this Land Rover. This LR3 has many miles of driving pleasure to go. Great for family transportation under all conditions. Powerful, stable rugged and secure vehicle. Great view of t... Read More

    2008 Land Rover LR3 Reviews

    All Around Suv For The Family By Emerson

    Great all around SUV for the family! Dependability ranks high, provided you follow the maintenance schedule by land rover and you have it serviced in a land rover dealership. I guess the people compla... Read More

    See The Info Listed Below By roca

    This is my second land rover and i love the overall handling and strong v8 with the off road capability along with towing capacity.....It has served our family well with the additional third row seati... Read More

    2007 Land Rover LR3 Reviews

    Great Family Vehcle By rrwilt

    This is my third Land Rover in the Discovery line, so I obviously like the vehicle. I like the feel and look of the car. It feels a bit ponderous, but it has a respectable turning radius and great p... Read More

    A True Gentleman's Ride... By Christopher

    Lots of room, goes everywhere and can definitely put all of my baby's things inside. Great vehicle for a family getaway. Unless you are going for a long vacation, plenty of room for all the luggage. V... Read More

    2005 Land Rover LR3 Reviews

    Best Suv Out There By Pandboy

    Great SUV, sitting high, love the theater seating, huge trunk space to carry goods. Powerful engine, snow handling capability parallel to none. Going anywhere with ease. Poor fuel economy, slow accele... Read More

    Luxury Suv By dj1726

    Look and ride quality is awesome. Blind spots. whats that? :). It can drink more gas then my family can drink water. lack of dealerships make it costlier to maintain. very safe and a lot of fun to dri... Read More

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