Land Rover 2013 LR2

June 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The 2013 Land Rover LR2 is the best car known for its outstanding off-road performance and for the 2013 model a more powerful and fuel efficient Powertrain is added. Certain exterior enhancements are also made for the 2013 LR2 while all other things kept similar to the previous model. The focal point of the brand is to deliver the conventional off-road abilities at a price that is affordable for a majority of luxury vehicle buyers and with the LR2 the brand got the desired success. The Land Rover 2013 LR2 is basically a small luxury crossover SUV that offers lots of high tech, advance and luxurious features that are offered at pricier and the upper level of luxurious models of the brand.

Land Rover 2013 LR2

The Land Rover 2013 LR2 is offered in three trims, the base LR2, HSE and HSE LUX with a slight rise in price plus a couple of distinctive features. The 2013 LR2 features a stylish and appealing exterior with heated power mirrors, LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, LED taillights and the car sits on standard 19 inch wheels and has the unchanged boxy look. The interior of the car is sophisticated and luxurious that features 7 inch color touchscreen display, leather upholstery, new gauge cluster with a five inch vehicle data display, USB port, center dashboard console plus voice control system and wireless cell phone link. Moving up to the trim levels, you will get a standard rearview camera, garage door opener, upgraded upholstery, memory driver seat and upgraded sound system.

The Land Rover 2013 LR2 offers a single engine choice, a 2.0 liter Turbocharged four cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 250 lb ft of torque and is paired with a six speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimated fuel economy is 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway and sprints out from 0-60 mph in 8.2 seconds. AWD is standard on all trims of the 2013 LR2. The small crossover SUV is equipped with all the essential safety features including front seat side, driver’s knee, thorax and full length side curtain airbags, hill descent control, antilock disc brakes, roll stability control, traction control, stability control and brake assist are standard.

The Land Rover 2013 LR2 has a starting price from $36,400 and is available for sale in the market. The car has to compete against the BMW X3, Mercedes Benz GLK, Infiniti EX37 and Audi Q5.

Pros

  • Powerful Powertrain
  • Strong ground clearance and towing
  • Smooth driving experience
  • Land Rover luxurious appeal

Cons

  • Fuel efficiency
  • Same boxy look
  • Missing certain high end features including safety

The Verdict

The Land Rover 2013 LR2 offers three trims to choose from with a number of smart and sophisticated features making it a better option to consider in the segment of compact luxury crossover SUVs. The LR2 has an advantage over its rivals in certain categories like performance, size and especially its interior. The 2013 LR2 is a nice alternative for European crossovers but is just a bit depressing in terms of fuel economy.


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