Like those before it, the 2013 Land Rover LR2 sits in a weird spot in the North American market. The LR2 faces stiff competition from the likes of the Volvo XC60 and even its stable mate, the Land Rover Evoque. In fact, many question why the LR2 is still around with the Evoque now in Land Rover's line-up. Both the LR2 and Evoque share similar technology, dimensions, and off-road capabilities. However, because of the Evoque's radical exterior styling, it has been gobbling up sales for Land Rover, leaving the LR2 to fend for itself. Nevertheless, the LR2 lives on and is a capable off-roader, but there are other choices, even within Land Rover, if you're in the market for a luxury compact SUV.
New for 2013
As stated above, the 2013 Land Rover LR2 welcomes a 2.0-liter Inline-4, an engine which the British automaker know can handle some off-roading here and there.
- Still able to go off-road and do it well
- Comfortable ride
You Won't Like:
- Lacking cargo space
- Styling, both inside and out, looks tired