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Land Rover Discovery 2.7 TdV6 HSE 5d Auto (2009/58)

Land Rover Discovery 2.7 TdV6 HSE 5d Auto (2009/58) - Owner Review

Versatility and range of usage options - 7 x proper leather seats, cavernous boot space, go-anywhere ability on or off-road.
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Review submitted by
Martin Davies on

Land Rover Discovery (04-17)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Successful and responsible business-person and family man.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Really like the high quality and luxury finish of it and the imposing bodywork.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes but I'd buy a later Discovery 4 HSE if I could afford it. The latest Disco 4 has a revised and updated interior and dash, LED day lights and rear parking camera.

What are you likely to buy next?
As above.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£20,500

When did you buy the car?
September 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes I think so, it was a good price for a low mileage HSE spec on this plate.Factory extra included side steps and privacy glass which is pretty much about all you can add.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted a high quality build and prestige car that offered spacious and flexible interior for family & occasional business use.

What was the dealer like?
Professional and reasonable.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Surprisingly agile and punchy. Commanding driving position with generally great visibility. Decent diesel engine which is quite economical on long journeys for such a big vehicle.

What's it like to park?
Relatively easy with the front and rear parking sensors, but the size can be a problem in tight bays.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Battery needed replacing after 3 months and alternator after 5 months, Apart from that it's been perfect.

What's most practical about your car?
Versatility and range of usage options - 7 x proper leather seats, cavernous boot space, go-anywhere ability on or off-road.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats front and back + three sun roofs.

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