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Land Rover Discovery 2.7 TdV6 SE 5d Auto (2008/08)

Land Rover Discovery 2.7 TdV6 SE 5d Auto (2008/08) - Owner Review

7 seats, with room for Labrador (just). Can tow up to 3500kgs.

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Review submitted by
Tom Robinson on

Land Rover Discovery (04-17)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
More money than sense!!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everbody who has ridden in it loves it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes but would have to have warranty for time I owned it. Its almost unbelievable where it can go when its not in the garage.

What are you likely to buy next?
Jaguar XF with an old Discovery to play in!!

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
March 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Price a bit high but very few good second hand vehicles available at time.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Towing and off road ability.

What was the dealer like?
Good. very friendly, spent a lot of time demonstrating the car and its abilities.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
. Performance was a bit sluggish till engine management was remapped.

What's it like to park?
Easy especially with rear view camera fitted and parking radar. but does need larger than average supermarket space.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
EGR valves both sides, presently in garage for a new turbocharger. Both apparently common faults as is air suspension compressor. Also had problems with electric handbrake again common.

What's most practical about your car?
7 seats, with room for Labrador (just). Can tow up to 3500kgs.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
GVIF allowing rear view camera and ipod to connect and play music and movies. Heated seats are good as well.

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