2005 Land Rover LR3

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14 reviews
Available Price Range $5,193-$14,889 Trims2 Combined MPG 16 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2005 Land Rover LR3

Our Take

Built on an all-new platform, Land Rover's latest model debuted at the 2004 New York International Auto Show and replaced the Discovery in the fall of 2004. Seating up to seven occupants, the ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Complex, hard-to-identify controls
  • Third-row seat difficult to reach for folding
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult access to front of cargo area

Notable Features

  • 300-hp V-8
  • Fully independent suspension
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Permanent 4WD
  • Up to seven-passenger capacity


Our Expert Reviews

Two worlds collide to create the LR3, a sensible combination of the ultimate 4x4 capability with practicality. Sure, it drives over sand, moguls, rocks, and up and down steep hills but if a monster vehicle can't keep up with my suburban life, what's the point?Learning about this car is like studying for college final exams. After a few hours of lectures (from the manufacturer's w... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 14 reviews

Land Rover LR3

by geckert from Folsom, CA on October 11, 2011

Land Rover's are awesome cars and this is the second one I have owned. My last car was a 1997 Land Rover Discovery. I bought it with 117000 miles for 6K, drove it for 5 years, and sold it to my friend... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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