2007 Land Rover LR3 V8 HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)
We needed a family utilitarian replacement SUV after all the negative safety issues with our Pathfinder. We stumbled across an 07 HSSE with less than 17K on it while looking at an 09. This was our first experience with Land Rover. We tried the Pilot and the Highlander, but then they are everywhere and very dull. This was love at first drive! Quite different than some of the negative comments read before hand. It was smooth on the road and very comfortable, while having tons of room in 3 rows. Better yet its not a "manly man" truck like a Tahoe or similar. And the plastics are fine. Much better than what we were expecting. Yes, gadgets are plenty, but read the manual. It works!
Driving position, road comfort and amenities. Bluetooth "touch tone" dialing feature. We get same or slightly better MPG than previous gas hogs. Its an SUV!
Needs subtle added standard features like running boards and roof rails. Navi is good, but could be better.