2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4WD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
I love the truck, but for its oddity.
We traded in a BMW 528i for it because
we have kids that desperately need
space (note to SUV haters: stop
legislating huge car seats and I
wouldn't need an SUV). The truck is
solid, handles very well except for a
rear axle hop under sudden
acceleration. The controls are unique
in that many are reversed. For
entertainment, go try out the window
and audio controls and see English
ergonomics in action! The brake and
accelerator pedals are close together--
you'll get used to that. I find it
charming, you may not. No matter how
you feel when you buy it, you'll have a
different opinion by the end of the
The view: panorama out the hood and
side windows. It is easy to clean. The
kids see more than 99% of other cars.
The audio sounds like you are inside a
boom box (fun). High quality and
durable. Convenient storage. Sporty
feel. Rides without beating you up.
We bought the running boards for my
short wife. The ergonomics appear to
have come from an engineering
department on LSD. Tight steering
adjustment range. You can see the
external temp but may also go
offroad trying to find the button.
That's what the offroad capability is
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