2017 Land Rover LR4 Release Date, News & Specs

With excellent off-road capability, a spacious interior, spacious seating for seven passengers, and high-tech features and a beautiful cabin, the 2017 Land Rover LR4 is certainly poised to be a solid choice for people looking for a luxury SUV. Although you may find its technology interface wanting, and its handling somehow mediocre. Its date of release should be expected in January 2017.

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Very few luxury SUVs can match the superiority of the LR4. Reputed for its serious off-roading capability and general reliability, Land Rover has been making SUVs for slightly more than 11 decades now. While it may not have started out as a luxury SUV automaker, it offered superior features and technologies popular at the time.

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Back to the LR4. The vehicle comes chock full of upscale furnishings and amenities, and is primarily intended to be a replacement for the Discovery SUV. And while its price may be a major deterrent for many, its cabin swathed in rich materials, supercharged V6 engine, and a seating capacity for up to seven people indeed offers value for money.

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Things even get better in terms of its prowess, and it would be imperative for buyers to ask themselves whether they really need a back-country SUV capability. Its mechanical tidbits are made up of hard-core hardware that makes it rather hefty with its weight approximated at 3 tones. With such a weight, users will find its maneuverability mediocre, and its engines thirsty.

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Hopefully, if you find the LR4 ponderous, you might want to sample other SUVs in the market that offer the same level of posh and space. The first thing that comes to mind is the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. Although costly, this vehicle offers serious comfort and high-tech features.

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Both the 2017 Infiniti QX60 and 2017 Acura MDX boasts of a significantly lower sticker price, but fall short in terms of interior space. Others alternatives include the Land Rover’s own 2017 Range Rover Sport, and 2017 Lexus GX 460. They might be cramped on the inside but they offer somber off-road chops.

Available trims – Land Rover LR4

This midsize luxury 2017 Land Rover LR4 SUV is offered in Base, HSE, and HSE Lux trims.

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The base’s model list of standard features includes a power front sunroof, an adaptive air suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels, a 7-inch touchscreen display, a rearview camera, automatic climate control (dual-zone), front and rear foglights, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, an eight-way front power seats, leather upholstered seats, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a Homelink universal remote, an auxiliary audio jack, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated exterior mirrors, and an 11-speaker Meridian premium sound system.

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Opting for the LR4 HSE trim brings with it keyless entry and ignition, headlights washers, a navigation system, LED running lights, automatic high-beams control, a premium 17-speaker Meridian surround audio, a rear seat entertainment system, adaptive headlights, and voice controls.

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At the pinnacle of the trim lineup is the LR4 HSE Lux trim model. it comes packed with interior ambient lighting, a center console cooler box, upgraded leather upholstery, a 17-speaker surround-view stereo, a power-adjustable steering wheel, upgraded leather upholstery, unique 19-inch alloy wheels, rear seat entertainment system, driver and passenger memory settings, power adjustable side bolsters, and adaptive cruise control.

2017 Land Rover LR4 Engine Specifications

A 3.0L supercharged diesel V6 engine comes fitted under the hood of the 2017 Land Rover LR4. The eight-speed automatic transmission mated to the engine transfers the power – 340 horsepower and 332 lbs. ft. of torque to all the four wheels. According to preliminary test drives conducted on the LR4, an average time of 6.9 seconds is all what you need to zoom it to 60 mph.

2017 Land Rover LR4 engine

As you’d expect from a massive SUV, the fuel economy ratings for the LR4 are a lackluster 19/15/16 mpg on the highway/city/combined. When properly equipped, towing capacity is rated at a 7,700 pounds.

The LR4 also comes with four drive modes: General. Gravel/Grass/Snow, Sand and Ruts/Mud. These settings enable the LR4 tackle a wide variety of terrains through altering suspension, transmission, and engine.

2017 Land Rover LR4 Price & Date Of Release

Its date of release should be expected in January 2017 according to various online reports. As for its window sticker, expect the 2017 Land Rover LR4 SUV to go for sale for an MSRP of $50,400.

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2017 Land Rover Evoque Release Date and Info

Although not a very practical vehicle, the new 2017 Land Rover Evoque is an appealing choice for buyers shopping for a compact luxury crossover. For 2017, buyers should look forward to an unrivaled off-road ability, an available two-door body style, impressive fuel economy rating, a beautiful exterior and interior design, and an excellent handling character. Its date of release should be expected in early 2017.

2017 Land Rover Evoque

Land Rover has a reputation for building luxurious sport-utility vehicles that offer unrivalled off-road capability. Even so, the market today comes with a plethora of alternatives that offer tons of features besides offering utility. However, the Evoque has been able to ward off the competition when the asphalt turns to dirt.

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Plenty of standard equipment are available inside the Evoque as you’d expect from such a reputed brand name as Land Rover. Changes are conspicuous even for its base model. The same story is written when it comes to the engines under its hood. The overall design is unique as is still a showstopper juts as it was four years back when it debuted for the first time.

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But quite frankly, not even beautiful looks counts when it comes to this segment. And with downsides such as a lack of additional powertrains, more expensive sticker price, a cramped interior, and poor rear visibility, buyers might be prompted to look elsewhere in the segment if they find the faults simply unbearable.

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There are several alternatives available to check out such as the 2017 BMW X3 that comes with superior acceleration, adequate interior room, and a high-quality interior. Also, the X3 offers multiple engine choices for its buyers including a fuel-shy diesel one. The other choice we’d recommend is the high-performing, spacious, and smooth 2017 Audi Q5. Others in the segment include both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class and the 2017 Lexus NX 200t.

Available Trims – 2017 Land Rover Evoque

This small luxury 2017 Land Rover Evoque crossover SUV is available in base, SE, SE Premium, HSE Si4, and HSE Dynamic. All the trims have four-door body styles apart from the two-door SE, and HSE Dynamic trims. The Convertible is reviewed separately.

Interior Reviews & Exterior Spy Photos – 2017 Land Rover Evoque

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The SE’s list of standard features includes an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a rearview camera, an automatic windshield wiper, rear console vents, an eight-way power front seats, a rear spoiler, heated outside mirrors, 18-inch wheels, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, keyless entry and ignition, front and rear parking cameras, a CD player, an 11-speaker Meridian sound system, an 8-inch display, automatic climate control, an auxiliary audio jack, two USB ports, and a leather upholstery.

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To what the base SE offers, the SE Premium trim adds access to InControl apps, driver memory settings, LED lighting, a navigation system, headlights washers, and xenon headlights.

The four-door-exclusive HSE steps up with heated front seats, rear cross traffic alert, an upgraded leather upholstery, 19” wheels, configurable ambient lighting, automatic high-beam control, a fixed panoramic glass roof, automatic high-beam headlight control, and a blind-spot monitoring.

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At the pinnacle of the trim ladder is the HSE Dynamic model that comes equipped with rear cross traffic alert, aluminum interior trim, adaptive suspension dampers, unique 19-inch wheels, blind-spot monitor, premium leather seats, illuminated kick plates, two-tone seats, and heated front seats.

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Optional features available for the lower trims include a 360-degree parking camera, headrests-mounted monitors, a rear seat entertainment system, darkened fog-and headlights, 20-inch wheels, park assist, heated and ventilated fronts seats, and adaptive headlights.

2017 Land Rover Evoque Engine Specs

Under the hood of every model is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine. The power generated – 240 hp and 250 lbs. ft. of torque gets routed to the four wheels via the nine-speed automatic transmission system.

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Upgraded features available for the Evoque include hill descent control system, hill start assist, and the Land Rover’s Terrain Response system.

According to EPA estimates, the 2.0L returns 30/21/24 mpg on the highway/city/combined.

2017 Land Rover Evoque Release Date & Price

We should expect the 2017 Land Rover Evoque’s release date sometime early 2017. An MSRP starting from $41,475 is what it will demand from you once available in showrooms. You can also get the lease and financing offers from Land Rover including the Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque.

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2019 Land Rover Defender

Upcoming Release Date for the 2019 Land River Defender

In relation to the forthcoming 2019 Land Rover Defender release date, there have been some advancements made. There have been some delays but it appears that the vehicle will finally come as a 2019 model. Ever since the concept vehicle first emerged and was showcased to the crowds.

People were hoping to see the final product as soon as possible. The line has finally been drawn and the pictures of the car look promising. It does resemble the concept model which came out earlier, but it is also fairly different.

Land Rover has finally decided to put some new touches on its Defender model which has essentially gone unchanged for 30 years now. The brand has been in desperate search for an update. Finally, the British automakers have decided to refurbish the vehicle a bit and give it a modern sort of a glare.

The Defender has seized its sales in the US almost twenty years ago, but now they are planning to bring it back. The new2019 Land Rover Defender will be offered to the American audiences as well as the European ones. The release date may differ a bit but it is clear that they are targeting America as their primary target.

What is the Price of the 2019 Land Rover Defender?

There have been many rumors made about the potential price of the 2019 Land Rover Defender. But since they are going to make a plethora of changes, you cannot expect it cheap. The newest model is going to start with a very heavy update. Aesthetics are the most important part and they are going to make the most of the redesign. There are also rumors about different and lighter materials that will also come into the mix. All in all, the price rate will change significantly compared to the last generation model.

But it is not going to be so much different compared with the competition. The price of the 2019 Land Rover will probably be in the same line as the rivaling vehicles. Thus a figure of $55,000 is more than expected. There are probably going to be some added features which can pump up the price even further, but those are unfamiliar so far. Either way a starting price of this much is something to be expected for the brand.

Latest Rumors about the 2019 Land Rover Defender

Based on some rumors that were heard about the 2019 Land Rover Defender, the car was almost not made at one point. Redesigning this car took a long time. There was not much of a market for it and a lot of people actually doubted adding this car back to the roster of Land Rover vehicles. But luckily, the only way they were able to do that was to give it a full makeover. This is where the concept version comes in. This was the first step in making a better and a new car and the Defender concept is the prime basis used for the newest 2019 model.

But after the initial rumors, the release date was postponed. The car was supposed to come out much earlier. But setbacks in production delayed the vehicle. Now when all of that is cleared and done we can finally hope to get the 2019 Land Rover Defender back. The car is a great new addition that will go with the standard roster of Land Rover vehicles.

Some Exterior Changes for the 2019 Land Rover Defender

One thing is for sure and that is that the 2019 Land Rover Defender will have a massive overhaul when it comes to the exterior. Redesigning this car won’t be easy. But yet it seems as if they are going to pull it off. The aspect that they are concentrating the most is modernizing the vehicle.

They are aiming at a completely new crowd with this one and we see it as working. First of all, they finally decided to depart from the ancestral corrugated-cardboard styling. But they have done so in the manner where they managed to retain rugged and the agricultural appeal which this model came is famous for. They are not going to tarnish the identity of the car, but at the same time they are managing to update it and introduce some new features and styling.

The 2019 Land Rover will be very much appealing to the younger audiences. They realized this well off in advance and have designed the model so the new era of buyers get to be interested in it. If you have seen the concept version that made its debut recently, they you know what we are talking about. All in all, this is a model which will stand in the crowd and bring its own personal brand and appeal to a modern market.

Newest Color Choices for the 2019 Land Rover Defender

When updating the 2019 Land Rover Defender, the designers had to think about everything. One of the most important factors for the younger crowds is of course its exterior appearance. There are going to add more color choices this time. Updating the Defender to a modern car is going to require such a change.

There is no information still on which colors are going to be used, but we can probably expect some cool new ones which will satisfy the newer crowds. Basically, the information will come out when they finalize the entire offer.

Size and Dimensions

There are no exact information about the size of the 2019 Land Rover Defender. This car is getting an entire exterior makeover. But they did not mention anything about the size. Some people are going as far to say that the vehicle is not going to change the size, but there are also some which see this as an opportunity to update the model and extended. For now, basing the facts on the concept vehicle, the size is not going to change so much. The vehicle will be its own self and this also means the same kind of features are available. All in all, expect a comfortable interior with a lot of comfort enhancements.

Jeep has also confirmed that the vehicle will use an aluminum-intensive unibody, similar to the one that other Jeep cars are using. This also means that they are adapting the weight and are aiming at a much more efficient model.

2019 Land Rover Defender Interior Updates

The interior of the 2019 Land Rover Defender may be an important part of it. So it as the entirety of the car will take on a more modern approach. But the interior will probably have to go through the majority of the refurbishing that company planned to do. The car is most certainly going to update the technology and bring in different kinds of entertainment features in order to satisfy the younger crowds.

But also,we expect newer, better and smoother surfaces to debut here. This is going to help the car break into the mainstream of the American market with ease and help it create an entirely new picture of itself. This is what the British automaker was aiming all along. This will most likely mark the newest beginning for the Defender and also help it restore the popularity which it had in the past. But this time it will come under an entirely new guise.

What Powertrain Will the 2019 Land Rover Defender Host?

The powertrain is probably the part of the 2019 Land Rover Defender which many people are dying to hear about. Well we do have some ideas about what is going to make it under the hood of the car, but the mystery about the specs of the model is still present. Jaguar is going to provide a set of powertrains which will be very useful for the Defender.

For instance, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 and the 3.0-liter V-6 are marked for an appearance. Also the smaller 2.0-liter inline-four, both in diesel and gasoline setups are going to come. Unfortunately, the output is still a mystery and it will be based upon the final decision so we get to hear what the car’s power is going to be.

0-60 mph and Top Speed

The top speed as well as the 0-60 mph performance of the 2019 Land Rover Defender is a mystery for now. This will depend on the powertrain choice and how they decide to utilize it. The car has made some important changes in order to welcome a completely new setting for the engines. But the we are still waiting for exact and final decision. All in all, the stats are coming soon.

2019 Land Rover Defender Fuel Economy

Another thing that we are dying to know about the 2019 Land Rover Defender is its fuel economy. We do know that a new platform is utilized and that lighter materials are going to be used. But the expected fuel consumption is still not clear. A hope still remains that his is going to be a part that they are improving.