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1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV

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By David N Dix
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Vehicle

1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV SE7 4dr SUV AWD


Review

The only issues I have are with Land
Rover dealers and the beer holder.
I have ordered parts and purchased
parts from my local dealer. I
constantly get attitude and no call
backs. I have resorted to buying my
parts online.


Best Features

No other SUV looks like a Discovery.


Worst Features

Beer holder when it has cups or cans in it block heater controls and radio. WHAT where they thinking>???????


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VERY EXPENSIVE VEHICLE
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By SARAH BAGLY
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Vehicle

1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV XD 4dr SUV AWD


Review

Although we get many comments on the
beauty of our car..has it been worth
it? No power to the V8...high gas
costs..very expensive maintenance..and
no warranty that backs this car to my
satisfaction....gorgous..but toooo
expensive!


Best Features

DESIGN OF THIS CAR IS SLEEK...


Worst Features

POWER....WARRANTY AND V10!


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High Maintenance Mistress
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By winston
on

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1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV SD 4dr SUV AWD


Review

Awesome truck SUV and not a minivan
phoney like the Mercedes M-class. It
feels like a real metal gasoline engine
vehicle unlike the electric car feel of
the Japanese pseudo-minivans. Feels
right at home on rugged mountain trails
or the opera house lobby entrance.
Whether its to drive to the mall or to
run a SAS tactical mission, the Land
Rover is more than capable.


Best Features

Rugged climbing prowess, off-road handling. Born for the desert, arctic,concrete, or the mountaintops without the bare-bones savagery of a Humvee or a Defender.


Worst Features

Reliability. If I were to go on a secret SAS mission, I would hesitate to take a Land Rover over a Toyota because the Rover is too unreliable. Imagine the truck not starting in the middle of nowhere.


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Might get another
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By Le
on

Vehicle

1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV SE7 4dr SUV AWD


Review

Bought new and initially had loads of
problems . . . most electrical related
(window motors-replaced 5, only 4
windows!!; replace front and rear sun
roof motors twice each.)
Warrenty covered everything but the
hassle! Dealer has been great! Very
dependable for last three years or so.


Best Features

Off road ability (we really use it!) Body Style - not everyone has one!


Worst Features

Poor gas mileage; used premium gas; maintenance (especially routine maintenance )is very expensive! $900 every 30,000 miles.


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Might get another
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By le
on

Vehicle

1997 Land Rover Discovery SUV SE7 4dr SUV AWD


Review

Bought new and initially had loads of
problems . . . most electrical related
(window motors-replaced 5, only 4
windows!!; replace front and rear sun
roof motors twice each.)
Warrenty covered everything but the
hassle! Dealer has been great! Very
dependable for last three years or so.


Best Features

Off road ability (we really use it!) Body Style - not everyone has one!


Worst Features

Poor gas mileage; used premium gas; maintenance (especially routine maintenance )is very expensive! $900 every 30,000 miles.


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