More close competitors include three German utes and a Swedish cousin.
The Audi Q5 is a leader in the class with its refined look and interior, but its optional electronic steering and suspension need work.
The BMW X3 has been refined with a much better ride and steering, but it's missing the off-road cachet of the LR2.
The Benz GLK echoes the Land Rover's angularity but deletes an off-road package offered to European buyers.
Lastly, there's the car that shares a lot of its engineering with the LR2: the Volvo XC60.
With a common powertrain and safety system, the Volvo XC60 looks softer, rides a bit more sweetly, has a wonderful interior with plush seats, and comes with a City Safety feature that applies brakes if the driver is distracted.
|2010 Land Rover LR2Browse Used Listings||2010 Volvo XC60Browse Used Listings||2009 Audi Q5Browse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I6||Gas I6||Gas V6|
|4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|AWD 4-Door HSE||AWD 4-Door 3.2L w/Moonroof||quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige|
|All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All wheel drive|
|Sport Utility||5 Door Wagon||4dr SUV|