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2013 Land Rover Range Rover SUV

2013 Land Rover Range Rover Review

(0 Stars)  Fit for a king.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

New For 2013
Almost everything is new. There are 4.7 more inches of rear-seat legroom, a much more modern interior, an evolutionary exterior design, and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The standard automatic Terrain Response system adjusts to whatever surface is being traversed without the driver manually dialing in a program. A revised air suspension is supposed to aid driver confidence.
Overview
As much as we loved the previous Range Rover, it was morbidly obese. For 2013, the ultimate luxury SUV goes on a serious diet, and curb weights drop as much as 926 pounds, depending on trim level. The incredible weight loss primarily comes from the all-aluminum unibody construction and should be a boon to fuel economy. Land Rover uses the same 5.0-liter naturally aspirated and supercharged engines as last year, rated at 375 hp and 510 hp, respectively, but both engines are backed by a new eight-speed automatic transmission that also increases fuel economy. Yes, even the biggest luxury SUVs now need to make serious strides in fuel economy. Don’t worry, Land Rover hasn’t gone soft. All Range Rovers are still all-wheel drive and come standard with the adaptive Terrain Response system as well as low-range gearing. Another familiar aspect of the new Range Rover is its exterior design. Although the SUV gets more aerodynamic looks, there’s still a large greenhouse, blacked-out pillars, and the distinctive side gills. Inside, the Range Rover gets a more contemporary interior that features increased rear-seat legroom of 4.7 inches, and a pair of second-row individual seats can be ordered in place of the traditional bench.

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2013 Range Rover Base Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 5.0L V 8 DOHC and variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 14 MPG city, 20 MPG highway, 16 MPG combined and 443 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
27.7gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 375 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 375 ft lb of torque @ 3,500 rpm

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'13 Land Rover SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Trunk Pulldown
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Trip Computer
  Drive  
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Electronic Transfer Case
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Headlight Wiper/Washers
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Heated Wiper/Washers
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HID Headlights
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Hill Decent Control
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Fog Lights
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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