(4.3) 27 reviews
MSRP: $5,493$15,341
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16
Engine: 216-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5-7
2006 Land Rover LR3

Our Take on the 2006 Land Rover LR3

Our Take

Built on an all-new platform, Land Rover's LR3 replaced the Discovery for 2005. Seating up to seven occupants, the LR3 premium sport utility vehicle can be equipped with a Jaguar-derived 300-horsepower, 4.4-liter V-8 that's been altered to handle severe offroad conditions. Terrain Respo... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Complex, hard-to-identify controls
  • Third-row seat difficult to reach for folding
  • V-8 fuel economy
  • Difficult access to front of cargo area

Notable Features

  • New V-6 or 300-hp V-8
  • Fully independent suspension
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Permanent 4WD
  • Five- or seven-passenger capacity


Our Expert Reviews

THE BASICS Base price/as tested: $52,985/$56,475 Fuel economy: 15.2 miles per gallon in Globe testing Annual fuel cost: $2,915 (at $3.408 per gallon, premium, 13,000 miles per year)THE EARLY LINE Replaces the Discovery, and does so with grace and power.THE SPECIFICS Drivetrain: all-wheel drive Seating: seven occupants Horsepower: 300 Torque: 315 lb.-ft. Overall length: 190.9 inches Wh... Read full review for the 2006 Land Rover LR 3

Consumer Reviews


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1 year review

by JoeShow from Columbus, OH on December 28, 2014

Before you opt to buy one of these make sure you take it to a mechanic who specializes in rover repair so they can thoroughly check it (it costs about $100). If whomever you're buying it from is uneas... Read Full Review

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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.

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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