1997 Land Rover Discovery User Reviews

1997 Land Rover Discovery Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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Ralph writes:
1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr XD AWD SUV Review


it will allways get further than a jeep sory i ment cheap


not enough power


Go Anywere — goes anywere i tell it to slowley but gets there pulls jeeps out with ease only ever stop for fuel get 5 adults and two dogs in with ease doesn't have to be spotless to look good not a soft roader

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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James writes:
1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SD AWD SUV Review






Land Rover Discovery 300tdi Auto — Brill off road capability. Bit slow on the pull off due to being nearly 2T and on an auto diesel engine shes a bit hard to get going. But once she is - she's fine. Fuel wise - you can expect about 30mpg, so running on BioDiesel will reduce costs, and give approx 37mpg to full price (unless you make it yourself for 20p per lit)

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Bob writes:
1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV Review


Very comfortable to drive.


Gas guzzler and always replacing parts.


True Off Roaders Vehicle! — Good looking car and comes with all the fully loaded bells and whistles such as twin power sun roofs and power everything as well as air conditioning in the rear etc but is not fo rth e average family person. Needs to be taken care of. Great vehicle in the snow and off road but be ready to put in some time and money in replacing parts.

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Reviews From Other Years

1994 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Landrover Discovery Tdi 1994 By Russell

Good family car, but can sometimes be unreliable, good ammount of space and comfort, also good offroad despite not having much power, all round bang for buck its not too bad considering you would pay ... Read More

A Complete Waste Of Hard Earned Money,you Just Threw It Out The Window. By Restoration

Very hard to see out the front window glass.The headliner came down too far at the top,and blocked the top part of the W/S,to where it made it a little unsafe to drive.Constantly having to look in the... Read More

Read all 17 1994 Land Rover Discovery reviews

1995 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Fun And Safe 4x4 By Darren

just a totally fun 4x4 to own and drive good on road and totally awesome off lol best all round car ive ownerd so far easy to work on and no faults found as of yet lol good uk built 4x4 Read More

It's Annoying Gearbox But Very Useful By Curtis

obviously 0-60 in about 13.6 secs the brakes are astonishing and the handling good. the gearbox keeps on and on breaking exterior is white where interior im not sure roughly £1,000 a year just with g... Read More

Read all 13 1995 Land Rover Discovery reviews

1996 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

1996 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr Se Awd Suv By David

Performance: Slow. I expected the 3.9L V8 to be much quicker. Brakes great, handles like a 4x4 Bulid Quality: Very Good. Great condition which is So rare for a Discovery Appearance: Great Conditon, Gr... Read More

Fun Vehicle To Have If You Go Off Roading, And Don't Mind Little Repairs Here And There. By Mike

Love it, It seems like I'm always fixing something, but I love it. It has decent acceleration, not breathtaking, towing is slow, handling is OK. I think it looks cooler then the Newer LR3, I think i... Read More

Read all 19 1996 Land Rover Discovery reviews

1998 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

An Almost Perfect Vehicle By gigglepig

This vehicle has everything an off road vehicle should. Three locking differentials means it never gets stuck. It is lacking in build quality and often needs expensive foreign parts but the tradeo... Read More

Great For Off Road, Fuel Economy Could Be Better By Matt

Not built for hwy acceleration rather for torque for off road where is shines. All time AWD with lockable dif hi/lo for off road. Very smooth comfortable ride because of the leather interior and heate... Read More

Read all 6 1998 Land Rover Discovery reviews

1999 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

"the King's Off-road Toy" By Mr_Hunter

I like the fact that the Discovery has a very advanced AWD and off-road system. I has very comfortable suspension and outstanding build quality. The visibility is great thanks to the large windshield ... Read More

The Total Package . . . It's A Land Rover! By tjmlro

The Series 1 Discovery maintains its roots to the original vehicles with the manual differential lock 4WD and few electronics. The ride is amazing for a vehicle which can do so much off-road. The do... Read More

Read all 9 1999 Land Rover Discovery reviews

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