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Range Rover 4x4

Land Rover Range Rover 4x4 5.0 V8 S Autobiography 5dr Review

For Blisteringly quick and capable of turning the Range Rover into a sports car.

Against Punishing running costs and about half the real-world range of the diesel.

Land Rover Range Rover 4x4

What Car? says

3 out of 5 stars

Appealing performance, but not even remotely sensible.

What Car? readers say

5


Key facts

0–60mph
5.5 secs
Top speed
140 mph
Average mpg
20.5
Tank range
miles
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

With just three trim levels and three engine options, choosing the correct Range Rover isn’t too daunting. However, our money would go on one of the cheaper ones: a mid-spec Vogue SE, powered by the V6 diesel. It has all the kit you’ll need, and the engine is both the most refined diesel and the cheapest to run. You barely notice the fact that it’s down on power compared with the V8 diesel.

As usual with luxury cars, it’s worth being careful with options. Uprated hi-fis and the four-seat executive seat options are several thousand pounds for instance, so you need to really want them. Be careful, too, because going for four seats also means that you aren’t able to drop the back seats to carry larger loads.

Make sure you make the right tyre choice, too. It’s best not to get anything bigger than 20-inchers, because it will hurt the off-road potential and the ride quality.

Reader test team says:

Land Rover Range Rover 4x4 3.0 TDV6 Vogue SE 5dr

After owning this vehicle since January 2013, I feel I can safely say that this is one of the best cars you can buy. We also own a discovery for the…

Derek Saunders

5 out of 5 stars
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