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2016 Range Rover reliability #5215650 09/17/19 10:06 PM
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I know in general Land Rover brand reliability is low. But I wanted to know specifically about 2016 Range Rover. Does this model also suffer from the same realiability issue that other year and models of LR do ?
It would be great to hear from actual owners or auto technicians who work on these. Do you take(see) the car in the shop so often ? and if you do then for what kind of issues ? Are they just pesky minor issues or major failures ?


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Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: youdontwannaknow] #5215655 09/17/19 10:11 PM
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I was just watching this video, FWIW.



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You should ask this question on a RR specific forum for better quality answers.

Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: youdontwannaknow] #5215680 09/17/19 10:52 PM
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His shop is huge!


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Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: Chris142] #5215697 09/17/19 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris142
His shop is huge!

That's so hoovie can store all his cars there.


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Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: youdontwannaknow] #5215796 09/18/19 06:50 AM
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Modern Rovers, say from 2011 or so, should be fine for the first 100k or so. I would not want to own an LR as a DD beyond that, but many do. Earlier ones can be problematic and even now, LR won't (can't) have Honda or Toyota reliability, but I would put them above our Jeeps and GM, but below BMW overall. This is from our and our family and friends' actual experience.

I have had three recent RR's since 2011; 2 RR Sports and my current and favorite so far is a '17 full size RR HSE turbodiesel. The two prior RR Sports had a few glitches in the initial 10k miles or so (inop steering wheels heater, blue screens), but were fine after. One needed a battery early on. The RR HSE has been great for the 44K so far, but did need a suspension air pump. None resulted in a stuck vehicle, all issues were handled under warranty and the loaners are always nice.

Talk to actual owners and give second hand rumors the appropriate weight. Find a reputable local independent LR mechanic for post warranty work. They are complex, premium vehicles so set your expectations accordingly, but our experience is positive. I'd recommend one.


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Dude doesn't look like a LR guy. grin2

Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: joegreen] #5215841 09/18/19 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by joegreen
Originally Posted by Chris142
His shop is huge!

That's so hoovie can store all his cars there.


I think he also shares it with some sort of tractor mechanic


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Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: youdontwannaknow] #5215905 09/18/19 08:59 AM
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Had this Disco years ago and didn't remember it having too many problems. But then, like in the video where the guy says his has a simple Ford engine, the Disco had a Buick.

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So the key is to avoid the BMW engines

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I really like the 15-18 LR Discovery Sports. I’m also afraid to buy one as much as I like the idea of owning one.

Used with ~30k miles they can be bought in the $23-25k range.


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Originally Posted by atikovi
Had this Disco years ago and didn't remember it having too many problems. But then, like in the video where the guy says his has a simple Ford engine, the Disco had a Buick.

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nice early Disco


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And a stick too.

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Originally Posted by atikovi
And a stick too.

Even better!


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Re: 2016 Range Rover reliability [Re: youdontwannaknow] #5217128 09/19/19 01:43 PM
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Thanks for your comments. It still has some factory warranty left so thats good. Perhaps I could look into some exended warranty options ?


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