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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport - Consumer Reviews

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2007 hse commuter, tow, family wagon.
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By bigpapa
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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SO, I read all the reviews, did my homework and made the purchase. I Love this car! I have a daily commute of over 50 miles round trip so comfort is important. I am a really big guy at 6'2 360lbs so I think if I fit then most should be okay. I have a 24' pontoon boat that I tow. I had to add the wiring for towing but not a big deal. If you get one you need to really look at stuff. Under car any wet spots? Look for signs of abuse. Is the motor quite? Does it run smooth. If you look it will tell you if it's been taken care of. This is a very expensive car to fix. Brakes and oil changes are normal but motor repairs are spendy. If you get a good one I bet you will love it also.


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Fortunately the lease is almost up
5 of 12 people found this review helpful
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By Bob Smith
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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Where to begin? I live, work in wash DC, 33 month old vehicle has 27,000 miles. Performance: this winter had 3 major snow storms, had to be pushed out of snow three times in this "go anywhere, do anything" vehicle. Woefully underpowered, acceleration terrible, Burns gas like Boeing 757, I'm at the gas station more than the office, handles like an 18 Wheeler. Both front/rear brakes need replacement in 20,000 miles-not covered under warranty. Needs "realignment" about every 7-8k miles (not covered under warranty). Interior: displays are small, difficult to read, green backlite awful, "mahogany" console trim so uneven you can cut yourself, bill Gates couldn't figure out electronics, nav system is a joke.


Best Features

The lease ends in August 2010


Worst Features

if the vehicle would just perform as advertised (ie, go anywhere in any terrain, handling) that would be a huge improvement(you know, like NOT getting stuck in the snow when there is a snowstorm, while the $35,000 Jeep next door is plowing through snowdrifts) If it just performed i'd overlook the rest.


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So far so good
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Dot
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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Great car, but I really wish it had a remote tailgate. This is a heavy car and should have a rear hatch that opens and closes via remote. Also, I've already been through 2 sets of brakes and tires. The dealership said this is normal. Ugh. A heavy car like the RR Sport really blows through the brake pads. I had them replaced less than a year ago and they are already squeaking. You can hear me braking from a mile away. Kind of embarrassing.


Best Features

Love the classy body style and seat warmers


Worst Features

Remote hatchback, better quality brake pads.


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Outstanding Vehicle
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By Jim
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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I have used the vehicle to travel 3- 400 highway miles a week. I have towed 20' boat 300 miles w/o effort, pulled boat full of water from sandy beach without trouble. I have driven through sandy orange groves...the vehicle performs as advertised. I use the lowering function for easier entry for the ladies, (still too high for elderly to easily access)parking in the garage and when using drive up banking services. I currently have 54,000 miles on the vehicle, 0 problems and I have averaged 18.6 mpg.


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a hide away step to make access easier for older passengers


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Worst SUV ever
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Jamie
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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I've had my Range Rover Sport for 15 months and I can't wait to get rid of the vehicle. I bought the SUV new and I've had radio complications, had to purchase 4 new tires, and replace brake pads after the 1st year. That's not counting the times the SUV was in the shop to reset signal lights. I understand you have regular wear and tear maintenance problems, but I've never purchased tires or brakes within one year of buying a new vehicle. When I asked the dealer was this normal, their response was "yes". The back seat room is ridiculous (very uncomfortable) and the navigation system is a joke.


Best Features

The exterior is nice. I get a lot of compliments.


Worst Features

Automatic start, working navigation


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