2003 Land Rover Discovery User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 13 of 13 2003 Land Rover Discovery reviews.

    2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE Review
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    115

    Disco 2, Takes You There With Care. — You can go fast! I can go everywhere. Honestly, I have my second Discovery now. And I would not change it. It works great at a family car, everything fits in the car. And the car can go almost anywhere. A bit much consumed, but thats what you get when you have a v8. If I would buy one again today, I would take the same car, with a TD5. The rest would stay as is. One Life Live IT!! Go Beyond!

    Pros: Our family loves our disco.

    Cons: Could maybe use less fuel?

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    2003 Land Rover Discovery Review
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    Could Be Called Lard Rover, I Digress — I love this truck. It's beautiful, it's cool, it's got cahce value. Then I come back down to reality. It's like a punch to the groin every time I fill up. It has a 96 L tank and it needs it. In a strong head wind you can actually see the gas gauge going down. Wow. The truck itself is a lot of fun. It drives really nicely, a little too much cabin noise on the highway, but that's to be expected when it's shaped like a brick. My experience in the winter is that snow tires are a good idea. It really wants to plow ahead in turns and stopping is nervewracking at times. However, when there's been a blizzard and there's two feet of snow on the ground, the Disco is super fun to go pull other SUV's out of the ditch with or just drive around knowing that you can get through anything. Invincible. There are a number of squeeks They seem to come from the 'Duragrain' seat material rubbing together. Irritating. The traction control light has been on almost since I bought it. Maurice (that's right, I know my tech on a first name basis) has been unable to find the cause, despite dozens of trips to the dealer. Irritating. The cost to repair mundane things is high. I replaced the rear brake pads and rotors. It cost me over $700.00 CDN. I thought the dealer was gauging me, but after calling several garages, found out this was the going rate. This is double what it costs for my car for similar work. There are some design issues that I would correct if i could. The front cup olders hit me right in the knee. The front seat doesn't go back far enough. The rear door window should roll down so you can stick lumber or something out of it. The rear doors are a little small to get in and out of. The steering wheel should tilt higher. I know there are cheaper SUVs to drive, but this vehicle just has a certain something that makes it really special. I definitiely have a love hate relationship with it.

    Pros: Fun to drive, Cache value, invincible,

    Cons: Gas hog, high maintenance costs, Height prevents parking in some car parks.

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    2003 Land Rover Discovery SE Review
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    Land Rover Discovery Se7 2003 — The miles per gallon is horrible. Acelleration is typical for a car of its size. Handling is not good. Braking is satisfactory. It has needed repairs. Not a very good value. Not a fun car to drive. Brakes were squeaky. Rattles while driving and doors and overall interior feels "clangy" when on the highway. The exterior design is not good. The interior design is not bad but not astonishing. The back seats are extremely stiff and hard and uncomfortable. The front seats are not comfortable either. The LR3 (successor) has much improvement.

    Pros: Usually gets you to where you need to go with plenty of room.

    Cons: Uncomfortable and is very thirsty.

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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

    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

    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

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