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1997 Land Rover DiscoveryReview
Guru9THFBJ writes:
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The car was a parts car, horrible condition and presentation.

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUVReview
Logan writes:
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Would Be So Awesome If Any Lr/rr Was Reliable — I love landrover and range rovers, they look great, have a premium feel, not your typical mall runner. but do tend to run to the maintenance shop way more than is acceptable for me!!! I think about buying another one ALL THE TIME but have to scare myself out of it

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

Pros: Awesome off road ability (its a mountain goat)
I love the styling int/ext!!! some dont soe dont
multiple sunroofs

Cons: NOT reliable
Electrical nightmare

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE7 AWD SUVReview
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Great If You Have Passion For Them — The D1s are great off road. Parts are easy to come by. Fuel economy is poor, but so are all true SUVs with gas engines. If you don't have a big daily commute and you do not demand Japanese reliabilty, the Rover fits the bill.

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

Pros: Great for an off-roader.

Cons: 13-16mpg

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SD AWD SUVReview
Jordan writes:
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If You Like Knowing You Can Go Anywhere Anytime Thin Get A Land Rover — I love the handling off road and on .All i have had to do to this is brakes and a water pump and she has over 200K. The interior still looks good the exterior has some faded paint but i still love it.it dont get bad gas mileage at all really it gets 20mpg in town a lil better on highway dont cost that much to keep it maintenanced up,and it is one of the funest things i have ever drove if you want to go off road you can just do it dont even have to think about it and it will go anywhere

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: love the facted that i feel safe in it,you feel like you are in a tank, i love it land rover did a great job and i plaint on getting another one soon

Cons: nothing i wouldnt change a thing

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr XD AWD SUVReview
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As Much Fun As My Bmw Z3 But In A Completely Different Way — I have owned this truck for about 2 months. It accelerates like the pyramids from a dead stop. It will climb straight up a telephone pole. Great for off road fun. Definitely will not pass a gas station. It absolutely rocks. The head turning appeal is amazing. It is big- Yellow and Brutish. The 2 in lift, limb risers and 9 running lights draw some comments. Even though it has a number a battle scars (this is a serious off-roader) it is extremely impressive. So far it is quieter than anything else in its class. This is one of 250 XDs made in the Special Vehicles shop. I will be keeping it for some time.....!

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

Pros: Just what I needed

Cons: if you have a low income and no oil well look elsewhere.

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1997 Land Rover DiscoveryReview
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Best 4 X 4 X Far — Very reliable. 155,000 miles with no significant problems. Bit of a gas hog though, averages 17.5 mpg (that's US gallons). Pulls a fully laden trailer and has never got stuck in the snow or mud etc. More comfortable to sleep in than a Mini.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Reliable

Cons: 17.5 mpg

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUVReview
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Nice Ride — extremely nice vehicle has all the features only draw back is expensive parts. gets good gas millage for a vehicle of its size approx 18-20 in highway great for cruising and of reading a bit bumpy for some due to hard suspension

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: can do anything

Cons: expensive parts

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr XD AWD SUVReview
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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.)

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

Cons: not enough power

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE7 AWD SUVReview
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My Landy — it is a land rover , only a few who can understand the essence of a true explorer vehicle which is able to drive you pretty much anywhere you want to go , the amazing performance with little help from the winch, lock diff to low and you can climb up a tree or a dam . it is a quality that you cannot get from another vehicle . this is by far is the most fun to drive in and out of mud ,riverbed , four by four that has ever been constructed . its a land rover thing .... i love it.

Pros: outstanding vehicle

Cons: hey its a V8 4.0 petrol engine FWD ......gulp..gulp

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SD AWD SUVReview
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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)

Pros: Offroad

Cons: Speed

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2004 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Review By GuruYDXKK

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2003 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

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