Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

2008 Land Rover LR3 vs. Its Competition

 
2008 Land Rover LR3 4WD 4-door HSE Front Exterior View
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

?
Browse Used Listings
What’s this?
What’s this? X
Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

Buyers looking to the 2008 Land Rover LR3 as a fashion statement should consider the Jeep Commander, which also has tall, boxy styling and serious off-road ability.

However, the Jeep doesn't have the LR3's breadth of luxury equipment or its well-laid-out, space-efficient interior design.

Then there are several large European SUVs in a similar, if not slightly pricier range.

The Audi Q7 has some measure of off-road ability, though it's configured more for good on-road performance.

However, it's very heavy, and its fuel economy is almost as low as the LR3's.

The Porsche Cayenne is a bit lighter and more road-oriented, matching a sporty exterior to a more basic interior design that parallels those in Porsche sportscars, but it's not nearly as roomy inside.

The Mercedes M-Class offers an especially intriguing alternative for those who are conscious about gas-guzzling: the diesel ML320 CDI, which gets 18 mpg city, 24 mpg highway.

2008 Land Rover LR3 4WD 4-door HSE Front Exterior View2008 Land Rover LR3Browse Used Listings2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS2009 Porsche CayenneBrowse Used Listings2008 Audi Q7 quattro 4-door 3.6L Premium Angular Front Exterior View2008 Audi Q7Browse Used Listings2008 Jeep Commander Sport2008 Jeep CommanderBrowse Used Listings2008 Mercedes-Benz ML5502008 Mercedes-Benz M ClassBrowse Used Listings
Quick Specs
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Land Rover LR3 is hard to justify for fashion alone, but if you're living an off-road lifestyle, it's one of the best.
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2009 Porsche Cayenne isn’t as practical as other SUVs its size, but it handles like a Porsche.
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Audi Q7 puts a sport-ute premium on its beautifully made interior, seven-passenger seating, and sedanlike acceleration.
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Jeep Commander is good Jeep (a trail-capable vehicle), but it's not a great people mover.
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is an appealing SUV with good road manners and a lofty price tag.
MSRP From    
$48,525$44,600$42,500$28,330$44,000
Gas Mileage    
12 MPG City / 17 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Gas V8Gas V6Gas V6Gas V6Gas V6
EPA Class    
4WD Sport Utility VehicleSport Utility Vehicle4WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD Sport Utility Vehicles4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name    
4WD 4-Door SEAWD 4-Door Manualquattro 4-Door 3.6LRWD 4-Door Sport4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L
Drivetrain    
4-Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive4-Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
75575
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
4 Door4 Door SUV4 Door SUV4 Door4 Door
Transmission    
Automatic w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic

More From High Gear Media


 
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.