There are Rover guys out there like me who are glad to help other owners. Permanent four-wheel drive means there's nothing the driver needs to do before plunging off-road. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class. Land Rover completely redesigned its Discovery last year, and although its overall look is similar to the previous model, 85 percent of its parts are now new. Land Rover took an evolutionary rather than revolutionary approach to the design of this second-generation Discovery because owners and potential buyers said they loved the looks of the first-generation. While a lot of people buy Land Rovers for their panache, few vehicles can match their off-road capability. There is nothing else quite like a Land Rover; for better or worse.
It will clear nearly anything on the road or off road, get you through snow and mud while being very quiet and comfortable in the city. The system is completely automatic. This simply improves the value per dollar, making the vehicles that much more desireable. The top of the windshield has been raised to see overhead traffic signals easier. The head gaskets will go bad every 40-50K Miles. While basically a carry-over model for year 2000, changes include a stand-alone rear air conditioning option and a provision to keep the transmission in sport mode until deselected.
There's a 12-volt accessory socket in the cargo area, and cargo nets, tie-downs, grab handles and a cargo cover are provided. The steering wheel and instrument cluster have been redesigned. I love that my truck is so solid feeling, and tough. I would recomend for a winter driver that needs something to get through the nasty. Wider, contoured rear quarter panels feature high-mount taillamp clusters that provide a more modern look and can be seen more easily.
Remove cover using a coin or small screwdriver and turning 90 degrees. Yes it is a Land Rover and you need a mechanic that understands the systems not some buick monkey wrench. A definite vehicle for gearheads. When comparing vehicles using our Rating System, it's important to note that the rating earned by each vehicle correlates only to the models within its class. Drivers engage the system by pressing a button and keeping their feet off the pedals.
Body gaps have been reduced, glass fits flush, and trim pieces are more integrated. And that frame looks as rugged as the support beams for the new stadium, a building on Cincinnati's riverfront. Simply does not deserve to be on the road. I meticulously maintained mine, changed the differential and transfer case gear oil every 20K, had transmission fluid changed regularly and never had a problem with any of those, but it is the Engine that will bankrupt you. We haven't had problems with it. I changed the oil every 3K religiously and I had the coolant changed every two years whether it need it or not and my head gaskets went bad 3 times in 138K Miles. I have had no problems with my truck.
Select Style We have partnered with trusted dealers in your area to give you a great price on the new Land Rover Discovery. After about a year we decided to go through and do the scheduled maintenance. Optional seat heaters add warmth in the winter. The newest model is 4 inches wider and an inch shorter than the previous version, and the rear overhang has been extended by 6 inches for greater cargo capacity. Take care of you car and it will take care of you was definitely not my experience. . It has tremendous power, has been extremely reliable, and remains one of the most stylish rides on the road.
The full-size spare tire has been mounted lower on the rear door for improved visibility. Fuse number Rating amps Circuit protected 1 40 Seat electrics 2 3 Lumbar support — pump 3 3 Lumbar support — solenoid. Optional foldaway seats provide room for two more passengers in the cargo area; these are front-facing seats with cleverly designed head restraints and three-. Consumer tried to gain control, but was thrown from vehicle when it hit the tree. Optional Active Cornering Enhancement uses hydraulic actuators to reduce body lean in turns.
The tried and true V-8 lives on The all-aluminum 4. Redesigned styling makes it look more confident without losing its distinctive appearance. Very over-engineered and will go anywhere. It now has about 160K on it. Consumer sustained injuries to back and tail bone. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating. Improved aerodynamics have reduced wind noise.