1998 Land Rover Discovery User Reviews

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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr 50th Anniversary AWD SUVReview
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    An Almost Perfect Vehicle — 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 tradeoff is worth the expense. It's design is unique and refreshing in a world of cookie cutter vehicles. And the interior is reminiscent of a luxury vehicle with power everything leather seats and wood grain accents. I average thirteen miles per gallon which is expect from a full time four wheel drive vehicle with heavy steel body and frame on two fixed axles. The car is incredibly fun making up for the high cost of ownership.

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

    Pros: An excellent off roader

    Cons: reliability issues

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LSE AWD SUVReview
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    Great For Off Road, Fuel Economy Could Be Better — 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 heated seats. Fun in the snow and mud.

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

    Pros: Off Road Warrior

    Cons: If you're not a DIYer,  shop charges can be costly

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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUVReview
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    Initial Thoughts-post Purchase — I just got this vehicle, so i don't have to much to say...the thing is built with the intent of off-road with a bit of luxury...i do like the concept. as far as performance..don't expect it to be a hot rod lol but if you want to go everywhere and be comfortable you got the right vehicle

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Strength, offroad prowess, Looks

    Cons: Performance, Gas Mileage

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    Unique, Sure-footed Like A Goat, Refined Enough For The Queen. — Bought this truck years ago and have loved it ever since. She's not the fastest, doesn't handle like a BMW but you want something that can get you around in any weather, this truck can do it. I've taken it into the back country (we're not talking about gravel roads here) and she's sure footed like a goat yet turn around and get back on the tarmac and she becomes a refined ride again. Nothing looks like her either. I've had more folks come up asking about her than any other vehicle I've owned.

    Pros: Amazing off-road performance, fantastic all-around truck.

    Cons: Could be better on gas.

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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUVReview
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    Remember That Adam Sandler Song? — Odd that it never seems to break down in the Serengeti or the Amazon--but somehow breaks down in an Arizona monsoon...and a hot Arizona day would make it impossible to open the sunroof!

    Pros: Looks nice.

    Cons: Too many to list.

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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUVReview
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    Husband Adores This Car!! Great For Pulling Jet Skis!!!!! :) — This car messed up a few times, but my husband got it fixed and now it works like a charm!! It is most definately a HUGE car, great for jamming in 7 people and going to Dollywood or pulling 2 Jet Skis around!!

    Pros: A lot of room!!!

    Cons: GAS GUZZLER!!!

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    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUV Review
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    Great styling, remarkable handling, smooth and quiet comfortable ride, just the right touch of luxury, fit for the queen!
    vs1998 Ford Explorer
    1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUV winning categories:
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    Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer worse.
    "The styling is timeless, rugged and it just looks the business. The ford is rather ordinary"
    Family Car Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer worse.
    "Luxurious seating in the Land Rover for all passengers. Rear seat passengers are stepped up so they have a great view of the road. Leather everything inside and a cavernous rear cargo area with a flat floor. The explorer seating is much less comfortable, rear seat passengers cant see much and the cargo area is small and slopes toward the back door so your groceries rush to meet you when you open it up!"
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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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