The 2009 Land Rover LR3 midsize luxury SUV now sports new body-color wheel arches and bumpers, wheel design, wood-interior trim options and exterior paint choices. The four-wheel-drive Land Rover LR3 is powered by a 4.4L V8 engine touting 300 hp and 315 lb-ft of torque mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Easily accommodating five passengers, the LR3 makes good use of its interior space, as both the second- and third-row seats fold flat to make cargo-hauling easier. Properly equipped, the LR3 can tow up to 7,700 pounds and is an excellent off-road performer. Land Rover LR3 standard features ensure a quality build with luxury amenities. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the Land Rover LR3 can achieve 12 mpg city/17mpg hwy. LR3 standard safety items include a 4WD antilock braking system and standard airbags, while traction control, additional airbags and other features are optional.Read more Read less
For 2009, the LR3 is largely unchanged. The lineup has been moved around, and the HSE and Luxury trims are now options package. 19" wheels are now standard.
Off-road ability; seating space and comfort; available technology and luxury features.
The LR3 stands out in its class of premium sport utility vehicles with a good mix of tough off-road ability, interior comfort and a good on-road ride. The Terrain Response allows even novices to get through tough off-road situations. Inside, it offers available appointments--such as second-row heated seats, a heated windshield and adaptive lighting headlamps--that aren't widely available.