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★★★★★

“Brilliant go ANYWHERE & do ANYTHING Vehicle”

Written on: 05/06/2014 by GrandpaJ (1 review written)

Good Points Its a LAND ROVER!!! Bad Points Its a LAND ROVER!!! General Comments I've had a 200Tdi & a 300Tdi & a 300 V8 NOW I have a TD5 .....TOTALLY CHUFFED TO NUTS WITH IT ..... Had Water in the Fusebox cost £300 to replace ....... SO WHAT!! .. I LOVE THE DAMNED THING ..Will drive it until the wheels fall off... As I put in the Tit;le its a GO ANYWHERE/DO ANYTHING Vehicle .. it would pull down a House & then turn around & go back & STOMP ON THE BRICKS !!! As it says on my rear window… Read Full Review

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“Discovery TD5”

Written on: 31/12/2013 by digger67 (1 review written)

We have owned a 2003 manual model for just over 2 years,now having 80,000 on the clock. It is mainly used by the wife(who loves it)to transport our 4 dogs around. I also drive it when I can and must admit also enjot it. Great driving position,good load carrier,very comfortable and reasonable economy for a large 4X4. Only one major repair during this period, a leaking fuel pressure valve dowsed the starter motor with diesel requiring both to be replaced. Other than that, normal service costs… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Great car - dismal reliability even with full lrsh”

Written on: 31/03/2013

Thought I had bought a beauty off my neighbour. (he is 70, the only other owner and only ever went to the golf course in it - full LRSH only 75k garaged, no tow bar never off roaded). First problem was oil in the engines computer brain which caused all sorts of mayhem and diagnostic costs so looms replaced then fuel pump replaced (brush fell off the motor) , power steering pump replaced, air suspension bags and pipes replaced, window lift replaced, sun roof replaced , rear door lock… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“landy ”

Written on: 18/03/2013

Hi I simply love the landy don't own one but its my dream one day I just don't want to buy the wrong one any advise they say the Land Rover TD5 3ound about a 2000 model now I can only afford a second hand one. We are a family of 6 that's why I love the landy thank you… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“just what i aways wanted”

Written on: 20/02/2013

i have owned a discovery 2 1999 GS since oct 2011 sealed sunroofs and windscreen, tyres , radiator etc etc..........last few months have been effortless though its a second car mainly for the winter but one of the best buy i have ever made its a classic… Read Full Review

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“Discovery Td5 series”

Written on: 11/06/2012

Had disco 2 Td5's in the family since they were new and none have ever missed a beat. You hear of horror stories but honestly I think it has more to do with the lack of maintenance. Bought one for myself this year for chips thinking it would be a flogged crock and sure it had been given a hard life but you wouldn't know it. Everything works on it, heaps of power since its been chipped. I use mine for towing race cars around when others use built trucks, then spends the other half of its life… Read Full Review

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Camaro37's Comment

Written on: 11/06/2012

I'll also say when new they were wayyyyyyyyyyyyy ahead of their time in advanced technology. Stuff like common rail diesel, HDC, air supension self leveling, the efficiency of the ABS! Things Land Rover had developed on the RR.

Sure some brands had this stuff but very primitive basic versions of it. Discoveries had it fully fledged! Land Rover should go back to those days and start making Landies we all liked and used offroad!

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★★★★★

“ JUST ABOUT TO BUY MY 5TH LANDROVER, (I LOVE EM )I...”

Written on: 12/02/2010

JUST ABOUT TO BUY MY 5TH LANDROVER, (I LOVE EM )I WONT GO BACK TO A ORDINARY CAR AGAIN .
IN MY DRIVING CAREER SO FAR IVE OWNED A DEFENDER 90 - P REG DISCOVERY 300TDI (ARDEN)- N REG DISCOVERY 1 V8 - 02 DISCOVERY TD5(AUTO)AND FOR MY LATEST PURCHASE YET ANOTHER DISCOVERY TD5 (MANUAL)
THEY ARE ,IN MY OPINION ONE OF THE SAFEST CARS ON THE ROAD TODAY , RIDE HEIGHT 12 INCHES HIGHER THAN ORDINARY CARS SO YOU CAN SEE WHATS HAPPENING 3 OR 4 CARS IN FRONT OF YOU.
THIS CAR HAS EXCELLENT ROAD MANNERS… Read Full Review

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Guest's Comment

Written on: 06/09/2011

We love our defender 130, our 1985 110 and the most recently purchased vehicle, our disco 2 td5 millennium from 2000. All vehicles are great to drive in and we have fallen in love with LR in general!!!!!

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★★★★★

“najbolji SUV na svijetu”

Written on: 21/01/2010

najbolji SUV na svijetu… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I have had a 200 and a 300 and now I have the TD5 ES....”

Written on: 24/12/2009 by Ginger loft (1 review written)

I have had a 200 and a 300 and now I have the TD5 ES. The previous landrovers were ok but the TD5 is in a different league. I have had one break down in it on the way to cornwall whilst towing my caravan from leeds, turned out to be a collapsed hose to the intercooler which cost £ 140 fitted on site.It pulls my caravan which is a twin axle with five bikes and five people on board. It uses a tad more juice when towing. The TD5 engine has far more gutts than the previous discoverys. Also the… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I can't speak highly enough of my Series II Disco SE7...”

Written on: 22/10/2009

I can't speak highly enough of my Series II Disco SE7 Td5(similar to the ES7 spec without sunroof). Offroad in stock specification it continually outperforms Patrols and Land Cruisers. I have taken this car on two of the most arduous 4wd trips in Australia (Cape York then Simpson Desert, Oodnadatta etc) and it coped with the trips effortlessly. It never gets stuck and I have zero reliability issues to report. Raising the airbag suspension has saved me from embaressment a couple of time and the… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I had a 200 tdi for 7 years then bought a 2000 TD5...”

Written on: 12/01/2009

I had a 200 tdi for 7 years then bought a 2000 TD5 Millenium Edition March 08 for £5000. The TD5 drives so much better than the old Discovery. The ACE and ABS are a must. Would not consider one without.

These cars go anywhere and inspire confidence when they do… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“I have owned this 2000 Land Rover Td5 GS since April...”

Written on: 15/11/2008 by LordMac (1 review written)

I have owned this 2000 Land Rover Td5 GS since April this year with only 70,000 miles on the clock and it has had three major breakdowns. Two weeks after collecting the car from the dealer all the electrics went haywire and the Fusebox under the dash had to be replaced - expensive. Two weeks later it had to go back to the dealer for a new Turbo and to get the rear sunroof fixed (common problem?). This was done FOC. I have now just replaced the water pump and top hose after having been plagued… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I will run this car until it falls into bits.its been...”

Written on: 08/10/2008 by PFOSSETT (1 review written)

I will run this car until it falls into bits.its been to morocco into the sahara with little off road mods.
classic landy.buy one… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Over all a great do anything vehicle. Comfortable,...”

Written on: 22/08/2008 by sharkey964 (1 review written)

Over all a great do anything vehicle. Comfortable, brilliant for towing, great off road, equally on road (with A.C.E.)
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★★★★☆

“Reliable, comfortable, great towing vehicle,...”

Written on: 30/06/2008 by bradform (1 review written)

Reliable, comfortable, great towing vehicle, relatively economical on fuel these days.....thank goodness for diesel. A great car and off-road vehicle. I'd buy another one… Read Full Review

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“I have a 2002 Land Rover TD5 model that has covered...”

Written on: 13/04/2008 by Dogman666 (1 review written)

I have a 2002 Land Rover TD5 model that has covered 128000 miles. I have had a coolant hose leak through chafing on a engine mounting and wear and tear items such as brakes pads… Read Full Review

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“Mixed view of this car, on one hand it's very...”

Written on: 17/03/2008 by RCSH (4 reviews written)

Mixed view of this car, on one hand it's very comfortable and capable car. On the other, it's proved itself unreliable and prone to give us some rather unwelcome bills.
We bought the Discovery to replace a Volvo 850 estate that had run up 185000 miles. The reason for the Land Rover was it's off road ability would be useful when we go skiing. The first trip was however a summer one to the South of France.
Even before we set off we had problems, the injector harness in the cylinder head leaked… Read Full Review

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417883_Lordmac's Response to RCSH's Review

Written on: 15/11/2008

I found this review helpful because... It reflects what has happened with my TD5

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Rcsh's Response to RCSH's Review

Written on: 27/10/2009

Well, nearly 2 years later and it's now closing in on 120,000 miles. No other problems at all. Just regular servicing, and keep filling the tank.
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<br/>It did the Pyrenee's the begining of this year, no problems at all. I'm quite amazed how much luggage it carried. We're off to Bordeaux again for Christmas, and maybe some skiing if the weather permits. If you get a good one, or get a good garage to put one right, they are a fantastic tool to own.
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<br/>I really can not even start to explain some of the places we have taken this car, mountain goats would have struggled!
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<br/>Hopefully, this will now be trouble free(ish!) for the rest of our ownership. I do like the look of the Discovery 3, but am I brave enough? Only time will tell.
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★★★★☆

“A cracking car, but the fuel economy is a concern with...”

Written on: 09/02/2008

A cracking car, but the fuel economy is a concern with the current price of fuel… Read Full Review

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“Travaled through Africa, Europe and Middle East (so...”

Written on: 13/12/2007 by pieter (1 review written)

Travaled through Africa, Europe and Middle East (so far) and expect to reach Australia in a year or two… Read Full Review

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Acgmarketing's Response to pieter's Review

Written on: 06/07/2008

Re difficult to start after fuel interruption - has an electronic fuel purge system - turn key to on, pump go fast pedal 5 times and hold down then turn ignition to start with pedal held down. This instructs fuel management system to go into maximum fuel supply mode and should start pretty quickly (crank for no more than 30 seconds and repeat if no immediate start). This has worked well for me when I replaced in tank main fuel pump.

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★★★★★

“Fantastic work horse and family tool for all walks of...”

Written on: 12/12/2007

Fantastic work horse and family tool for all walks of life... from shooting.....shopping (when the wife goes) and a European trawler for the skiing trip!… Read Full Review

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