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2013 (63) Land Rover Range Rover4.4 SDV8 Vogue 4dr Auto

Carlisle Ford
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Drive select with paddle shift and sport modeDynamic response
Dynamic route guidanceEPAS
HDD Premium navigation including voice control and TMC with touch screenPersonal telephone integration with Bluetooth and voice recognition
Power tailgatePush button starter
Service interval indicatorTrip computer with selectable speed limit warning

Entertainment

Bluetooth audio streamingDAB Digital radio
Digital TVUSB connection

Exterior Features

Acoustic windscreenAuto dimming rear view mirror
Auto self levelling headlightsAutomatic headlamp activation
Body coloured bumpersDaytime running lights
Electric heated, adjustable, folding and auto dimming door mirrors with memory + approach lampsFollow me home headlights
Headlight washersHeated rear window
Heated windscreenLED rear lamps
Power front/rear windows with global closeRain sensor windscreen wipers
Rear wiperTwin exhaust tailpipe

Interior Features

12V power point in luggage areaCentre cooler storage box
Driver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrorsElectric adjustable steering column
Front + rear carpet matsFront and rear cupholders
Front centre armrestFront seat back map pockets
Grab handlesHeated front seats
Isofix child seat preparationLoadspace cover
Lockable gloveboxLuggage compartment lighting
Multi function steering wheelOxford leather upholstery
Rear centre armrest with storage compartmentThrough load facility

Safety

3 rear 3 point seatbeltsABS
Auto lock system when vehicle in motionCBC - (Cornering brake control)
Driver and passenger airbagsDriver/front passenger head+thorax airbag
Drivers knee airbagDSC-Dynamic Stability Control
EBD + Brake AssistElectronic parking brake
Electronic traction controlESP
Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limitersFront side airbags
Height adjustable front seatbeltsHill descent control
Power child locksRoll stability control
Trailer stability assist 

Security

ImmobiliserKeyless entry
Locking wheel nutsPerimetric and volumetric anti theft alarm
Remote central locking 

Technical

Adaptive dynamicsDiesel particulate filter
Electronic air suspension/variable ride height
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)229Noise Level dB(A)72
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC4367Compression Ratio16.1:1
Cylinder LayoutV8Cylinders8
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)98.5
Engine CodeQRBVEngine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTIONGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves32TransmissionAUTO

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)32.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)37.2EC Urban (mpg)24.6

General

Badge Engine CC4.4Badge Power339
Coin DescriptionSDV8Coin SeriesVogue
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0748EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %91
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %63NCAP Safety Assist %86
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage16000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 60 mph (secs)True0 to 62 mph (secs)6.5
Engine Power - BHP339Engine Power - KW250
Engine Power - PSTrueEngine Power - RPM3500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT516Engine Torque - MKG71
Engine Torque - NM700Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed135 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front255/50 R20Tyre Size Rear255/50 R20
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel StyleSTYLE 2
Wheel Type20" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1835Length4999
Wheelbase2922Width1983
Width (including mirrors)2220 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)105Gross Vehicle Weight3200
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)2030Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)909
Max. Loading Weight790Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked3500Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight2410No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Land Rover Range Rover SDV8

In you want a fourth generation Range Rover - and if you're in the market for a top luxury SUV, then you probably will - then the potent diesel SDV8 is the one you'll have your eye on. Jonathan Crouch tries it.

Ten Second Review

Defining the 4x4 Range Rover's global appeal in words like unique, icon and majestic remains almost as futile as rivals have found it to deliver credible opposition. Some are faster roadrunners, many are cheaper, but none match Range Rover's relaxed repertoire of relentless progress in outstanding comfort, regardless of terrain. You could pay over £200,000 for a Rolls Royce and still hanker after this alternative Range Rover's astonishing abilities. Especially in potent 339PS SDV8 diesel form.

Background

The big news with this car centres on a strengthened right to a priority place on worldwide luxury car shopping lists. For this is so much more than an extraordinarily capable 4x4. No, the Range Rover also deserves consideration from customers looking at conventional super luxury models in the £100,000 classes, such as the Mercedes S class and the like. Yet this is not the fattest of fat cats. A gigantic diet focussed on an innovative aluminium chassis slashes weight, boosting efficiency and driving dynamics. To the point where this generation model has been able to adopt a more economical entry-level 258PS V6 diesel that offers much the same performance as the previous generation's TDV8. Why then, with this MK4 Range Rover, would you want to opt for 339PS SDV8 power? That's what I wanted to find out at the wheel.

Driving Experience

You really get two cars in one package with Range Rover. The first a truly luxurious saloon and the second a proven offroader that retains its composure through extreme rough road duress. The SDV8 we tried is certainly fast enough, making 62mph from rest in around 6.5s, a second quicker than the TDV6 version, on the way to a top speed of 135mph. With 740Nm of torque, this 4.4 litre diesel has the most pulling power in the range. Just what you need for a substantial vehicle, especially if it has a full complement of occupants, luggage and is hitched up to an appropriate Range Rover boat or horsebox load. Off road prowess has been further improved thanks to a revised version of the already impressive all-terrain drive select system. Terrain Response2 now has an extra 'Auto' mode, which means you can concentrate on driving over any surface from snow, via rugged rocks, to sodden grass, without pausing to select a suitable setting. This is a machine for many moods, all seasons and so many reasons. From lazy amble through 8-obedient automatic gear ratios, to paddle-shifting pace that becomes more impressive as the weather or terrain worsens, this versatile vehicle does not just comply promptly with your wishes, it positively pampers you as your commands are pleasurably executed.

Design and Build

The fourth generation of Range Rover sees fundamentally radical changes, yet the external styling and accommodating interior retain reassuringly familiar touches, although they too have been thoroughly updated by a design team under the leadership of innovative Gerry McGovern. Look a second time and you realise that it has become a sleeker, more cohesive design. One that pays tribute to its pedigree and occupies a similar 5-metre length, but delivers slippery aerodynamics that were unreachable in previous models. It's the same when it comes to weight-saving. The fresh aluminium underpinnings mean that this SDV8 is 350kgs lighter than its direct predecessor. Elevated views are inherent in Range Rover design, a splendid reminder of a bygone era when seats sat high and proud, so you could look down on most of the populace. In fact the rear seats are set equally high to give back seat passengers that feeling of front seat freedom. The fit, finish and high quality trims used throughout the upper model range choices show a dedication to rear seat comforts that matches the front and outshines all but super luxury saloons beyond £100,000. In the working areas aft of the passengers, a boot capacity of 550-litres is available with the electrically motivated folding rear seats upright, or boosted massively to 2030-litres with those back rests down.

Market and Model

Expect to pay from around £80,000 for your range Rover SDV8, once you've allowed for a few well-chosen extras. That's just under £7,000 more than the entry-level TDV6 diesel version. There's the usual single five-door, five-seat bodystyle and Vogue, Vogue SE and Autobiography trim levels. As you'd expect, all Range Rovers share extensive standard equipment levels, from climate control to satellite navigation, leather seating and rear parking sensors. Sophisticated electronic assistants also serve the line-up, many emphasising safety and electric motorised operations from the usual folding mirrors out to the powered top and bottom tailgates. As ever there is an option list to tempt you, including multiple wheel designs of 20 to 22 inches diameter. We were disappointed that a full size spare wheel-which could save you annoying delays-is a £200 extra. Popular options include a full-length panoramic glass roof and the 'Executive Class' two-seater rear cabin layout - which has the disadvantage that it prohibits folding of the rear backrest. Still, this set-up is tempting, the happiest back seat lair we have encountered, with an attractively finished centre console sweeping rearwards to provide controls for your air conditioned environment: worker bees will also appreciate a USB port and power points. Just so very British Airways!

Cost of Ownership

Nobody buys a Range Rover as an economy purchase, but the company know that they have to deliver competitive fuel economy and emissions figures versus their rivals, which is why Jaguar Land Rover made such a massive investment in the reinforced aluminium body that delivered such a rewarding weight loss. Overlooked by many is that depreciation is the biggest financial factor to run a car from the top end of the mark. However, employing so much aluminium content will also fight corrosion more effectively than any rival, bringing longer-term benefits to fight depreciation. Over three years the current forecasts are that the diesel V8 will retain 50% of its value over 3 years and a typical 36,000 mileage. And ongoing costs? Well, taking the 4.4 litre diesel we're looking at here as an example, we statistically find the fourth generation Range Rover improves over its predecessor in important areas. The Co2 emissions are reduced by 10%, Combined fuel consumption raised 8%. Since this motor also develops some 26 horsepower more than the previous diesel V8, we can see a conscientious balance is achieved between performance and greener credentials. Bottom line figures are 32.5mpg on the combined cycle and 229g/km. Insurance charges? Expect groupings to range between 48 and 49. Other routine costs contain few surprises. Service intervals are set on an annual basis or 15,000 miles, whichever occurs first.

Summary

So many cars claim to be unique, offering to make mundane motoring a sparkling affair. Few achieve that memorable status, but Range Rover definitely does, then adds an adventurous twist for leisure drives. I admire such extensive, expensive and efficient engineering that serves- rather than frustrates - as you work through an unmatched breadth of ability. Yes, there are plenty of super luxury saloons that pamper their occupants with graciously presented accommodation front and rear, but you wouldn't ask those same motorised palaces to haul 3 1/2 tonnes along a challenging dirt trail in startling comfort. For a serious price, a Range Rover will execute testing such commands, completing them with unmatched style and strong pace. And that stays true, whatever the weather, or the road ahead, likes to throw at you. True, you don't need the SDV8 diesel variant we tried to get that - the entry-level TDV6 diesel remains a very good buy. But if you're looking at the best luxury SUV, then you want the best diesel engine to go with it. And the SDV8 is certainly that. This Range Rover does not claim perfection, but it's the nearest the motor industry has come to delivering an automotive multi-tasking machine. One with resourcefulness and grace.

Performance
70%
Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
90%
Styling
90%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
40%

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£509.44
Deposit£4350
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate3.6%
Cash price£43,498
Credit amount£39,148
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£23,781
Total amount payable£52,075.68
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge16.12p per mile
Representative APR6.9%
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