2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4WD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 5A)
I've looked for a new car for over two
years. I wanted an sport utility
vehicle and looked and drove the
Mercedes (too small and minivan
looking), the BMW X5 (too generic), the
Lexus LX (poor steering response and
marginal quality of some of the
interior items), and the Lexus GX (too
small and common). Waiting for the 2005
Range Rover was definitely worth it.
The style, build quality, and smooth
ride are worth the wait. Power is good,
particularly in the high end. The new
navigation system and voice activated
telephone (using Bluetooth) are
excellent and intuitive with any
technical background. The ride is the
best thing about the new RR, smooth
with stiff and responsive steering.
Smooth and solid ride, navigation
system, voice-activated telephone and
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