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Pros: Full time 4x4
Cons: Gas hog
Advice: If you are wanting a SUV and gas expense is not an option, then this is the SUV for you.Before I purchased the Discovery I owned a heavy duty 3/4 ton truck. So getting used to the weight was not an issue. The handling was great and the interior was acceptable. I've owned mine for 2 yrs and have not spent a dime on servicing. The warrentee on Landrovers is excepional. When i do have it serviced (every 7500 niles) the service dept takes very good care of my Landrover, making sure to fix everything I brought it in for. Free of charge.
Pros: Good offroad, if you want to drive a truck.
Cons: Limited back seat room; hard to get in and out of back seat.
Advice: Look elsewhere. There are much better choices for $40,000.Questionable quality for a $40,000 vehicle. Alarm system shuts down vehicle if parked for more than 10 days, requiring a road service call. Several problems;loose steering assembly had to be tightened, loose interior trim, oil leak, several rattles and squeaks. Poor gas mileage. Hard to get a comfortable driving position. I traded this vehicle after 11 months of regular dealer service visits.
Advice: Get one!I love this SUV. I looked for eight months for a new vehicle that would suit my needs, both mountain and city, luxury and dog car......The customer service from the sales staff and the service department is absolutely the best.
Pros: The engine is powerfull and much faster than before
Cons: good year tires not up to the challenge
Advice: If you are looking for power and a head turner this is your truck if not buy any other fake on the market.The new Land Rover Discovery HSE is great in off road conditions and on the road the handling is goog much better than previous models, the accelaration is much better too, how ever keep your eyes close to the gas gage, because everytime you step om the gas you will see the needle go down. The sits are comfortable and the high position of it, gives you a feeling of power, the radio is excellent and navational system is ok, the small screen is kind of hard to see. Overall this a great truck not a suv, you will not be disappointed.
Pros: The visibility from the driver's seat.
Cons: The gas mileage compared the my last car (Saturn L1 - 24 mpg).
Advice: EnjoyThe Discovery handles well in traffic and is well behaved in a moderate crosswind while on the interstate. It has power to merge into the interstate traffic from a short entrance ramp and handles well on the turns. The seats are very comfortable and the head/leg room is more than generous.
Pros: interior appointments, high-profile, handling!
Cons: back door access
Advice: you'll love it if you ever go ANYWHERE!the new 2003 discovery is more refined than previous (have a 1996 disco) with better handling, better brakes, suspension and a faster engine. off-road my 1996 is incredible and this one has the bumper in front changed a bit with the bi-xenon headlights so there's even a bit more clearence. i love it!
Pros: The new headlights
Cons: The price
Advice: The SE version has the best options which are neededAwesome handling and performance. Makes you really feel powerful and always in control. Built tough enough to transport my 3 kids. The rear seats are really fun and enables 7 passangers. Every drive is an incredible adventure! Wheres the closest jungle to NJ besides our favorite urban jungle in NYC??? Roarrrr!!!