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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV Review
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Will Go Anywhere - But Slowly! — This was the top of the range 7 seater with a 3.9 V8 and an LPG conversion. When driving quickly, we used to get about 11 MPG! Filling up on LPG gave you a good feeling, as it was half the cost. It was awesome off road, but on the road, cornered like a sponge. However, the interior was fun... two electric sunroofs, 7 leather seats and heated at the front.

Pros: Go anywhere

Cons: Go anywhere slowly

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV Review
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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.

Pros: Very comfortable to drive.

Cons: Gas guzzler and always replacing parts.

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1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV Review
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Unless You Must Drive Through The Amazon Jungle, Don't Even Think About Buying It. — Never ever buy a Land Rover! This was the absolute worst vehicle purchase I have ever made. Lucas Electric, a British company, should never ever be allowed to make electronic components. Our Discovery was an oil leaking, exhaust leaking, electrical nightmare! It was an absolute money pit. i will say, it drove awesome off road and in the snow, sand, and mud, but that is all.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: If you commute in a jungle or swamp, this is a decent choice.

Cons: This vehicle is a repair shops dream come true.

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Reviews From Other Years

2004 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Badass By DeemartinD

This truck is downright amazing in bad weather and less than favorable conditions and the ride is always smooth and responsive. The Trail Edition is a pretty rare find as far as trim packages go on th... Read More

Love My Rover By Nick_Ohler

This is a great vehicle that can go anywhere and is still big enough for a family. Looks great and drives great! I love my land rover discovery. Every weekend can be an adventure in this awesome 4 whe... Read More

2003 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Lovee Ittttt By straitflowerchild

Over all 4 stars love this car, would get one again in the future. It's very roomy, kid safe, family friendly.. really is an over all good car, only it is pretty pricey parts when it comes to getting... Read More

A Commanding View Of The Road By philmiester

Like the look and all weather capabilities. Dislike that its hard to find mechanics that will work on them! I found a great site on the internet, roverparts.com that saves you a bunch over buying OE... Read More

2002 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Fantastic All Rounder By Andrew

What cars can drive the best B roads in Wales at speeds to rival a sports car, and then drive home along byways with warning signs saying 'unsuitable for motor vehicles'? Well, that's exactly what we ... Read More

2001 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

A Great, Reliable, Trustworthy, Comfortable, Smooth Handling Vehicle... Love It By cabokiwi

Looks great and extremely comfortable. Great for tripping around... just a little pricey on long distance runs. So far, no maintenance or repair costs incurred.... other than general care. Handl... Read More

Old Rover By Joe

Unbeatable comfort for an old school cabin-on-frame off-roader. Cool features, great visibility and transmission/4WD system. Awesome accesibility and very simply built under the hood. However, no... Read More

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

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