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2009 Land Rover Range Rover Styling

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With the perfect mix of luxury and off-road ruggedness, the 2009 Land Rover Range Rover is a favorite of reviewers throughout the realm of car critics.

Kelley Blue Book reports that the Land Rover Range Rover's overall styling pays tribute to tradition while offering somewhat more refinement: "the Range Rover was defined by its boxy, upright greenhouse and short front and rear overhangs. The Land Rover Range Rover continues this theme but with a polish never before seen on a Land Rover product," confirming Edmund's description of the Range Rover 2009 as the "most elegant and distinctive utility vehicle on the market." According to Cars.com, the 2009 Range Rover features "an upright grille, flanked by standard high-intensity-discharge headlights...a downward-sloping roofline, side vents in the front fenders, rocker panel moldings and standard 19-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tires." Buyers can (and probably will) upgrade to the 20-inch wheels, which are standard on the 2009 Land Rover Range Rover HSE trim.

Inside or out, the 2009 Land Rover Range Rover is graced with rugged good looks and an exclusive feel.

Cars.com considers the interior of the Range Rover 2009 to be "generally outstanding," but adds that "some major features are starting to show their age." Edmunds says the "cabin design is a mix of traditional and modern," with the Land Rover Range Rover's "upright seating position, blocky dash and large steering wheel evok[ing] the feeling of an old-school Land Rover," while the "firm leather seats," "walnut inlays," and high-tech gadgetry "assure you that this is indeed a contemporary luxury vehicle." The interior of the Land Rover Range Rover is as finely crafted as the outside; simulated burl walnut is standard, but real wood is available as an option. The genuine leather seats even feature piping in a contrasting color.

The common thread with respect to styling is that reviewers are drool over the interior, despite the fact that it hasn’t seen a full redesign in several years now. Kelley Blue Book says that the 2009 Range Rover has "one of the most handsome interiors ever to grace an SUV" and describes its dashboard as "automotive art."

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