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Land Rover LR3 vs. Toyota 4Runner Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Toyota 4Runner 9
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 4Runners, 7.4 months of data per 4Runner, average 7400 miles

 

2014 Toyota 4Runner 11
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 4Runners, 9.7 months of data per 4Runner, average 19600 miles

 

2013 Toyota 4Runner 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 4Runners, 10.7 months of data per 4Runner, average 35800 miles

 

2012 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 4Runners, 9.7 months of data per 4Runner, average 45900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 4Runners, 10.6 months of data per 4Runner, average 53800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2010 Toyota 4Runner 29
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  30 4Runners, 11.0 months of data per 4Runner, average 71400 miles

Redesigned.

 

2008 Land Rover LR3 / Discovery   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 LR3 / Discoverys, 8.4 months of data per LR3 / Discovery, average 94500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Toyota 4Runner 18
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 4Runners, 9.4 months of data per 4Runner, average 95900 miles

 

2007 Toyota 4Runner 22
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  47 4Runners, 9.3 months of data per 4Runner, average 94600 miles

 

2006 Land Rover LR3 / Discovery   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 LR3 / Discoverys, 6.7 months of data per LR3 / Discovery, average 120700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Toyota 4Runner 51
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 4Runners, 9.2 months of data per 4Runner, average 118700 miles

 

2005 Land Rover LR3 / Discovery   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 LR3 / Discoverys, 10.2 months of data per LR3 / Discovery, average 124400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Toyota 4Runner 57
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  39 4Runners, 9.2 months of data per 4Runner, average 125300 miles

 

2004 Toyota 4Runner 77
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  32 4Runners, 8.7 months of data per 4Runner, average 150600 miles

 

2003 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 4Runners, 8.1 months of data per 4Runner, average 153200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2002 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 4Runners, 9.2 months of data per 4Runner, average 147000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 4Runners, 7.7 months of data per 4Runner, average 138900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2000 Toyota 4Runner   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 4Runners, 5.1 months of data per 4Runner, average 176300 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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Land Rover LR3 vs. Toyota 4Runner Reliability Comparisons

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Land Rover LR3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Land Rover LR3

Land Rover LR3 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 190hp 2.7L V6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Land Rover havereally pulled their QC into gear. Nothing wrong at all on this vehicle, and reports indicate the same on all of this model.
2006 4dr SUV 216-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Only regular maintenance trip to the dealership
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Always starts. I never have to worry about it starting or overheating.
Land Rover LR3 Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Constantly in the shop. Electrical issues. Towed in for repair 3 times in the last 3 weeks.
2006 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Yes it is a Rover, very unique in it's capability, comfort, and flexibility. Lots of gadgets, but the more there is, the more there is to break. This vehicle (I've owned it for about 3 months) has had an overheating problem. It has 133,000 miles on it, so replaced radiator, thermostat housing, and all hoses. (over $2000 in parts and labor). Next is to change the transmission filter and fluid since it was probably never done. Tranmission works perfectly, want to keep it that way. ($800 estimate) Love the vehicle, love the flexibility in bad weather (ice & snow) and the off road in the mounains capability. Rides quietly, and lowers to get in and out, and raises for off road.
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Overall, my car has been very reliable--particularly with respect to the major drivetrain components of the vehicle. However, items like the rear windshield wiper, the tailgate, the stereo, the horn, etc. have had numerous issues.
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Lots of suspension and fuel system problems.
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Electrical system is a joke. It's like Christmas time year round on my dashboard, with every single warning sign built into the vehicle lit up. The windows and rear gate work VERY sporadicly, often leaving me with a window down in the rain.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Most reliable true offroad vehicle
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
We have had zero issues with this vehicle. Solid in every way - highly recommend.
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
Like the new body style and ride, very smooth for a truck. Gas mileage with the new 6 seems to be very good for such a large truck so far. The seating is spacious and the hvac works well for such a large seating area. The features on the limited exceed
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Judging by orevious records 4Runner is the most rliable midsize SUV on the market
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
Veyr reliable brand and model.
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
its good
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Most Toyotas these days go 200k+ miles.
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Strong reputation for reliability gives confidence for long, out-of-way, and off- highway travels
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
brand proven reliability
2007 4dr SUV 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
No repairs for 2 years.
Toyota 4Runner Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
I seemed to have a lemon, with many electrical problems over the 7 years. Door lock actuators broke 8 times (for 4 doors), an AC sensor forced a new compressor, I replaced the AC control panel, I replaced the AC clutch relay and had other such problems.