2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 8cyl 4A)
I could not get used to the
ergonomics. After owning the vehicle
for less than a month, I sold it at a
$3,500 loss. I am 6-2" and
weigh 189 lbs. My right hip ached
while driving, due to the highly angled
side seat bolsters. This creates
pressure on the side of your hips. The
steering wheel rubbed against my right
thigh, causing pressure on my knee when
I pressed the brake. Once I hit both
the brake and gas simultaneously. Not
good ergonomics.It was fun to drive,
though and looked great. I remember
Billy Crystal on Saturday Night Live
playing Fernando Lamas saying: "I would
rather to look good than to feel
The Active Cornering Enhancement system
works. Body roll is negligible.
The Discovery is a neat SUV that can
climb mountains and cross Africa.
However, there are other 4x4 choices if
you are over 5'-8" and weigh more than
Replace the buckets with flatter
seats. Add telescoping steering wheel.
Widen the seating/elbow area. Make
doorside armrests 1-1/2" wider and 4
inches longer. Move gas pedal to the
right a couple of inches. Put the
window controls in a grouping on the
left front armrest.