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Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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169 reader reviews for Land Rover Discovery 4x4.
  • 3.0 SDV6 GS 5dr

    Robert Tobin Date: 30/07/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      15000

    My car

    I have had my Disco 4 for over 3 years and had a Disco 3 before that. The Disco 3 was great and the 4 is much better. I have a large family and do regular long haul trips and I have never had a single problem with this car. I use it off road but mainly use it as a tough family workhorse. It is supremely capable and versatile and I would not change it unless forced to by mechanical failure. As stated the car's reliability has been faultless over the past 47000 miles. I would hate to have to go back to driving an everyday car, I have had other SUVs but for me nothing else can compare to my Disco. Some people seem intent on slating Land Rover's service and reliability ratings and in general folk seem to be more vocal when disgruntled rather than happy but my experience has been wholly positive and thought I should add my review. Totally loving this car.

  • 3.0 SDV6 255 HSE 5dr

    kevin hope , south glam . Date: 19/07/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      32

    My car

    This is the wife's car and she has had 6-7 L/R Discoveries since approximately from 95........every model from the first one. I have driven this Discovery 4 .....What an improvement this vehicle is on ALL previous models, like chalk and cheese. Over the moon with engine upgrade, dashboard etc, The vehicle drives equally as good as my BMW X5 and I am seriously contemplating switching from BMW to RR sport for myself next change. The engine power and smoothness of the L/R 4 IS STREETS ABOVE EARLIER MODELS. Well done L/R you have come a long way in the last 20 years with the Discovery.

  • 2.7 TDV6 SE Auto 5dr

    Jon Thorne , Bridgend . Date: 10/05/2013
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      23

    My car

    Purchased an ‘approved used’ 2.7 V6 Automatic (3 ½ years old) from the Main Dealer complete with six month warranty (I guess this should have set the alarm bells ringing). Well impressed, lovely car to drive with stunning looks. Took it to the dealer for the mot; suspension problem £1’500.00. I later checked the DVLA website for the past mot; issued by the same dealer and noted the suspension problem as an advisory; I’d been sold a lemon. The electronic parking brake failed soon after £750 at independent garage. The suspension continued to be a problem, bearing failed, tyres endlessly replaced (worn on one edge). Lots of niggling electrical issues then catastrophy; turned key engine sounded strange, (no warning lights) engine off; car recovered to main dealer. Oil casing needs replacement £720 followed by sorry sir engine broken £10’000.00 (reconditioned unit), not impressed! Independent garage £7’600.00 can do the work once I’ve finished replacing the engine on the Landrover Sport. This is a common problem! Asked Landrover for a contribution, three days later Sorry Sir NO. Marvellous £23’000.00 worth of vehicle reduced to scrap in two years! Wish I’d never walked into their showroom.

  • 2.7 TDV6 GS 5dr

    Louisa Davies , Aberdeenshire . Date: 25/03/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    We have an 11 plate Disco (so have had it 2 years now) and it is, hands downs, the best car we've ever had. It is luxurious, powerful, practical and has never missed a beat on snow, mud, sand, you name it...! Our local dealers have been very helpful every step of the way (although the car has only ever been in for its scheduled service), but that said, there is no denying it costs a lot to run (£365 for each snow tyre! Which we never bought and never needed). We have friends who have (more expensive) X5s, Merc MLs etc. but they are just not the car the Disco is. The extra seats can be put up and down in 20 seconds and there is still enough room behind them for a couple of small cases or a large-ish weekly shop (we have two growing boys!). If you have the money I really wouldn't think twice, whatever you have heard about older Discos does not apply to this car - it's fantastic!

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