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2009 BMW X3

2008 Land Rover LR2

  2008 BMW X3-Series AWD 4-door 3.0si Angular Front Exterior View 2008 Land Rover LR2 AWD 4-door SE Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$39,700
$33,985
Invoice $36,525 $30,926
MPG
City/Highway
16/23 16/23
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 BMW X3 is a more rugged alternative to a sport wagon—but it’s not nearly as much fun to drive. Read Full Review The 2008 Land Rover LR2 splices the ruggedly stylish look that draws people to the legendary British brand with honest practicality, without the gas-guzzling and clumsy handling. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Strong acceleration
  • Interior styling
  • Available manual transmission
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Panoramic sunroof

Dislikes:

  • Tight backseat
  • Choppy styling outside
  • Doesn’t handle like BMW’s cars

Likes:

  • Small-car agility, almost
  • Enough off-road ability for weekend camping
  • Plenty of passenger space throughout
  • Very manageable size and "duh" sensors make parking a cinch

Dislikes:

  • City mileage (16 mpg) should be better
  • Rearward visibility can be obscured
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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