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/ 10
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BASE INVOICE
$72,277
BASE MSRP
$79,425
On Quality
The opulent 2012 Range Rover can cart five adults almost anywhere they'd like.
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They don't get any nicer than this. Or more loaded.
Motor Trend

Expect to find all manner of leather coverings inside the opulent cabin of a Range Rover.
Edmunds

The elevated view of the squared-off hood is perfect for off-roading, which is probably only slightly more likely to occur than one of these winding up at a weekend autocross.
Car and Driver

The Range Rover's high seating position and abundance of glass provide lighthouse attendant levels of visibility, while the power-adjustable front seats are a Recaro-meets-La-Z-Boy mix of capable and comfortable.
Autoblog

And if you're not touching leather, you're touching wood -- up to 14 pieces of premium satin black and natural wood trim finishes that complement the rich surroundings.
Cars.com

As you'd expect, passenger comfort and available space is very good inside the Range Rover. There's no third-row seat available, however.

The five-seat layout may not fit every buyer's every need, but the families and others who need and want a Range Rover will find some very supportive front seats, upholstered in beautifully stitched leather, with wood paneling surrounding them and their feet cushioned by thick carpeting. The details are exquisitely subdued and look rugged but plush. The rear seat's more than usable for three adults, too, and those passengers get their own climate controls.

The Range Rover's cargo space, though, is a little on the small side for the class, especially for its long wheelbase and particularly, its gargantuan, nearly 6000-pound curb weight (think fast: that's three first-gen Miatas). Most owners won't mind, since the rear seats fold down for the occasional hauling duty these machines are put through. Small-item storage is better, too, with bins and cupholders galore in front.

The highest achievement of the Range Rover is in its fit, finish and quality. The assembly is so good, you might think each one is handmade, though it isn't. Noise levels are very low, with a touch of V-8 engine burble and very little wind and road noise intrude on the luxe atmosphere.

Conclusion

The opulent 2012 Range Rover can cart five adults almost anywhere they'd like.

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