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3 out of 5 3.0
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Land Rover Discovery (89-98) - rated 3 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £16,885 - £32,600
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £280
Insurance group 21 - 27 How much is it to insure?


Off-road ability, on-road manners, interior space.


Dodgy reliability.

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Halfway between a real working vehicle and a super-posh Range Rover, the Discovery should be the ideal 4x4 for everyone - all the mucky cred, none of the noise. And it almost succeeds. Sales have been good, but the early Discos were let down by poor build and niggling faults. Most should have been fixed by now which actually makes an early model quite an attractive used buy.

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