2015 Land Rover LR2 review

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Land Rover LR2 highlights

Customer rating

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  • Compact size
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Competent off-road


  • Premium audio requires pricey packages
  • Firm ride
  • No manual transmission

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 24 highway, 20 combined

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Adventure and comfort in one

If you love an adventurous lifestyle but also want the comfort of a luxury SUV, the Land Rover LR2 is a must-have on your shopping list. This entry-level model from the luxurious Land Rover brand brings plenty of standard equipment, including all-wheel drive and a dual-pane panoramic sunroof. The 2015 LR2 is well-prepared to go off-road. It is equipped with terrain response technology with several settings for varying conditions such as snow or sand. If luxury is as important to you as adventure, you would be hard-pressed to find a better compact SUV than the Land Rover LR2.

All Land Rover LR2 years

What is new for the 2015 Land Rover LR2?

  • The LR2 is available in a new trim called the HSE Lux.
  • LR2 trims have been upgraded with Panoramic Sunroof and Rear Sunshade as standard equipment this year.
  • Heated Steering Wheel features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The HSE trim now comes with Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.

5 reasons to buy the 2015 Land Rover LR2

1. Luxurious cabin 

A Land Rover isn’t a Land Rover without luxurious appointments, and the LR2 does not disappoint. All LR2s are equipped with niceties such as a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, power front seats, Meridian® Audio, and full power accessories such as power windows and locks. Options on higher trims include heated front seats, an in-dash navigation system, and memory seats. You will feel like royalty as the Land Rover LR2 keeps you coddled as you drive.  

2. Off-road prowess 

Every Land Rover LR2 is equipped with an all-wheel drive system with features specifically designed for off-road adventures. Like most of Land Rover’s products, this system includes several settings for different terrains, including snow, mud, sand, and general driving. In addition, the LR2 offers favorable departure and approach angles, ensuring you are confident navigating whatever the terrain brings your way.  

3. Punchy turbocharged engine 

Every 2015 Land Rover LR2 comes equipped with a turbocharged, 2.0L four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 240 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. Paired with the six-speed automatic transmission, you are sure to feel all the power on tap that you need to pass slow-moving traffic, merge onto highways, or tackle off-road trails. This makes it a great choice if you need something versatile for any adventure. 

4. Lots of colors and trim-level options 

The Land Rover LR2 offers 10 exterior colors and three trim levels so that you can find the match that is right for your lifestyle. The base model comes well-equipped and is ready for whatever your life throws its way. If you spend more time in shopping mall parking lots than navigating to a campsite, you may be better served by the HSE Lux trim, which comes with additional parking convenience features and larger, road-oriented wheel options.  

5. Premium technology 

The 2015 Land Rover LR2 is offered with technology for off-roading, including hill descent control and Land Rover's Terrain Response® functionality. These systems work together to ensure you have as much grip as possible. In addition, the LR2 is available with a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, Xenon headlamps, and in-dash navigation. Working together, these systems ensure your ride is as capable as it is convenient.

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal gave the Land Rover LR2 an overall reliability rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Land Rover LR2 18th out of 18 among Luxury Compact SUVs.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Land Rover LR2 is $630, compared to an average of $599 for Luxury Compact SUVs and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

According to RepairPal, Land Rover LR2 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 2.9 times per year, compared to an average of 1.2 times for Luxury Compact SUVs and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 13% for the Land Rover LR2, compared to an average of 10% for Luxury Compact SUVs and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Land Rover LR2 features and specs

HSE 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Meridian Audio
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Navigation System
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Four Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 39"/R 36.4"

Head room

F 40.2"/R 39.4"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.



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