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Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5

Despite its large size, the Range Rover didn't achieve the maximum five-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests, instead it was awarded four stars. Still, as you'd expect it has an immensely strong body but the safety organisation highlighted risks to the driver's and passenger's knees from hard points behind the facia. On the plus side, all models get eight airbags including curtain bags for those in the rear and electronic safety aids complement the all-wheel traction.

As you'd expect considering it is almost five metres long, the Range Rover has a huge boot while the split tailgate (the bottom section folds down like a pick-up truck) makes loading and unloading larger objects easy. It also makes a useful seat for changing out of muddy boots. The load area itself is wide and deep - ideal for large amounts of luggage for long trips abroad.

The rear seats split and fold down for longer items and the maximum carrying capacity is more than 2,000 litres. If you plan on doing serious off-roading (however unlikely that seems in a Range Rover) there's also an optional VentureCam. This is a wireless video camera which transmits a live colour picture on the dash screen from anywhere around the vehicle and helps avoid rocks when off roading.

It can also be fixed to keep an eye on trailers or horseboxes when towing. The boot is even bigger than on the previous model, and features numerous eyelets for keeping luggage firmly in place and the traditional split tailgate opening continues. Rear seats split-fold for carrying antique furniture. Some wheel arch intrusion limits the ultimate practicality of the boot.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Land Rover Range Rover (02-12).

  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Folding rear seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Telephone
  • TV

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Rear electric windows
  • Service indicator
Standard Trim optional equipment
None available

35th Anniversary equipment

35th Anniversary standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Telephone
  • TV
35th Anniversary optional equipment
  • Metallic Paint
  • Space saver spare wheel

Autobiography equipment

Autobiography standard equipment
  • Climate control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated seats
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • TV
Autobiography optional equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Service indicator
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Telephone

Autobiography Black equipment

Autobiography Black standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Telephone
  • TV
Autobiography Black optional equipment
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • DVD

HSE equipment

HSE standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated seats
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Service indicator
  • Telephone
HSE optional equipment
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • TV

SE equipment

SE standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Service indicator
SE optional equipment
None available

Vogue equipment

Vogue standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated seats
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Telephone
  • TV
Vogue optional equipment
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Space saver spare wheel

VOGUE SE equipment

VOGUE SE standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Climate control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Telephone
  • TV
VOGUE SE optional equipment
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Space saver spare wheel

Westminster equipment

Westminster standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Sat Nav
  • Service indicator
  • Telephone
  • TV
Westminster optional equipment
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Space saver spare wheel