Waste of money
Although the infotainment system is a beautiful look to my RR, The vehicle is beautiful; where as it is the most comfortable ride but it is an $120k piece of technological crap. Currently, over heating, leaking black oil, burning smell coming from the engine - yes, after servicing. Then took the Range Rover back to the dealership until the problems been fixed 4 weeks now, In 2 months it’s been returned 3 times staying at the dealer ship between 5-10 days each time ! And they push you around from one dealership to another blaming one another, ...So Range Rover why have Warranty ?? Range Rover Handling is not great. For the amount paid the not fare well in temperatures the engine runs great and feels extremely NOT SAFE AND UNHEALTHY ! Overall this the range rovers is really about the looks over the functions. Lots of things have gone wrong, DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY lucky it has factory warranty which has been used A LOT!
Purchased in April 2020 at Avan VIC, Geelong for $90.00.
- Velar L560 SE (2017-2021)
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Velar = Poor media interface
I purchased a Range Rover Velar and a Land Rover Discovery this year. The velar media interface looks amazing but lacks practicality. if you want to use it, you will still need to pick up your phone to start applications, i.e. spotify, just to use the stereo. The police will love that! The interface is clunky and regularly has issues talking to my phone. I have been back to Land Rover for two updates and whilst the connectivity issues have improved, I am told I will never be able to activate something like Spotify or other applications from my ...two not state of the art touch screens in my dash, as this can only be done at factory. What a load of BS!! This is a $140,000 motor vehicle, and was informed that both vehicles would have the latest 2018 technology in it. what adds salt to the wound is that I purchased a company car from Ford 2 years ago for less than $30,000 which has an interface which you can start and operate applications like this from the dash. I should mention that unlike the velar, the Land Rover Discovery does these basic functions. I was of the knowledge they would both be the same, and there was no option provided to discern any difference. Range Rover, you have really let me down. How in the hell, do you release a vehicle of that value, in 2018 without this basic technology, which is available on a cheap phone or tablet? The drives nice by the way.
Purchased in January 2018.
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|Category||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs|
|Drive Type||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|Fuel Type||Diesel and Petrol||Diesel and Petrol||Diesel and Petrol||Diesel and Petrol|
|Wheels||18" Alloy||19" Alloy||20" Alloy||21" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars|
|Country of Manufacture||United Kingdom||United Kingdom||United Kingdom||United Kingdom|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Sept 2017||Sept 2017||Sept 2017||Sept 2017|
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