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Land Rover Discovery 2 (1998–2002)

Last updated 3 October 2016

Brilliant off-road and better on road than the previous version. Good view out. Five-door option. Some models have seven forward-facing seats.
Shockingly bad build quality. Dogged by reliability problems. V8s heavy on the petrol.
Updated 28 December 2013

The rear of the chassis is a water trap and is not adequately rust-proofed inside so rots from the inside out. Vital to check this area before buying. The metal can be replaced by it's a big job involving...

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Improved Discovery, now all five-door, with five or seven seats and new five-cylinder diesel engine.

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rusty lump of metal
Fast and reliable but expensive when it does go wrong, also expensive for commute car.

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