2nd Generation (2005—2009) LR3 Problems

This generations ranks 11th out of 11 Land Rover generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 1 complaints at an average of 215,000 miles in the 2005 Land Rover LR3.

What LR3 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Land Rover model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 0 0 84 0.0
2008 0 1 84 0.0
2007 0 1 82 0.0
2006 0 6 59 0.0
2005 1 5 66 1.41

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