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Land Rover Discovery 2.5 Td5 ES 5d Auto (5 Seat) (2001/X)

Land Rover Discovery 2.5 Td5 ES 5d Auto (5 Seat) (2001/X) - Owner Review

the towing eye at the moment!!!

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Land Rover Discovery (98-04)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
i want the "country" look, and as long as it covered in mud you look the part

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
nice as a passenger with the leather etc, looks nice , but cant believe how unreliable its been

Would you buy this car again and why?
no way , jap anyday, maybe even american!, this is a perfect reason why the UK doesnt build anything!

What are you likely to buy next?
Jeep Cherokee, BMW X5, Toyota Landcruiser

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
December 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
good deal (or so i thought)compared to others on the market , also this was a 1 owner car

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
for offroad ability and for comfy motorway driving on long drives

What was the dealer like?
a very nice doctor with a nice house and not a dodgey dealer

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
doesnt wallow as bad as my past 4x4's , however the auto box is shocking, if you buy one get a manual

What's it like to park?
easy , good visibility, however bad steering lock

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
how long have you got??? in 3 months ive changed, glow plugs, AFM, front and rear brakes, 2 gearbox seals, steering box, all in under 3k miles, also they rust like buggery!

What's most practical about your car?
the towing eye at the moment!!!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
heated rear screen (keeps my hands warm when pushing!)

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