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Very unreliable

by from DC on February 3, 2012

When I first got this car I loved it. It had 63,000 miles on it. I had it for four years and It was constantly in and out of the shop. I had to take it to the Land Rover dealer because most mechanics ...
When I first got this car I loved it. It had 63,000 miles on it. I had it for four years and It was constantly in and out of the shop. I had to take it to the Land Rover dealer because most mechanics do not know how to work on them. First the ignition switch had to be replaced. Then the battery and brakes. The fuel pump died with no warning which is a common problem with this vehicle. Land Rover sent a recall letter for the issue after I had to pay to get it repaired. It was constantly leaking coolant and the mechanics could not figure out why. It was driving fine until one day the engine died at 98,000 miles and the dealership gave me a quote of $12000 for a new engine. Never again!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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Great for off road

by from Bay Area, CA on August 24, 2012

Bought this car new in 2003 & still have it after 9 years. Works great. Love to go travelling & camping with it. Unlike big clumsy SUVs, this is nimble on the high ways, little city streets as well ti...
Bought this car new in 2003 & still have it after 9 years. Works great. Love to go travelling & camping with it. Unlike big clumsy SUVs, this is nimble on the high ways, little city streets as well tight off road trails.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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not relible car

by from chicago on March 19, 2010

expensive parts, I lost a lot of dollars for repair.Common problems: transmision, oil leaking, sun roof stopped working, back door window, hot air inside smells like coolant fluid- coolant fluid radia...
expensive parts, I lost a lot of dollars for repair.Common problems: transmision, oil leaking, sun roof stopped working, back door window, hot air inside smells like coolant fluid- coolant fluid radiator leaking, and many more defects. And that car is 7 years old. Has now 72000 miles. Stay away from this car.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does not recommend this car

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Do Not buy a Land Rover

by from west coast on January 17, 2011

While our Land Rover was surprisingly reliable for about 5 years before it fell apart, Land Rovers are absolutely overpriced (people buy it for the name and prestige) and practically "illegally" expen...
While our Land Rover was surprisingly reliable for about 5 years before it fell apart, Land Rovers are absolutely overpriced (people buy it for the name and prestige) and practically "illegally" expensive to maintain. There is absolutely no reason to pay $169.99 for an oil change when your car is under warranty. The whole Land Rover brand is poor value for the money and the cars are built for a short life span. If you want value, do not buy the Land Rover brand. If you have a lot of money to spend, don't worry about your image, save $30-40,000 and give it to your favorite charity.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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Not recommended

by from Toronto, Ontario on March 10, 2010

Great when first purchased. Super handling and nice ride. When warranty ran out engine problems began. Finally finished with broken camshaft that bent the valves. Diagnosis new engine!
Great when first purchased. Super handling and nice ride. When warranty ran out engine problems began. Finally finished with broken camshaft that bent the valves. Diagnosis new engine!
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junk

by from pa on June 10, 2009

The engine will blow!!! This is a common problem with the engine build. Stay away from this evil car. It is a nightmare!!!!
The engine will blow!!! This is a common problem with the engine build. Stay away from this evil car. It is a nightmare!!!!
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Uses car for Transporting family

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A little unreliable

by from rhondda cynon taff on January 5, 2008

an expensive vehicle if things go wrong the fuel pump went on mine i have a 2 litre kalahari special edition black and it cost me nearly a £1000 to put it right at £989
an expensive vehicle if things go wrong the fuel pump went on mine i have a 2 litre kalahari special edition black and it cost me nearly a £1000 to put it right at £989
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Dont be fooled by the brand name

by from Bay Area on November 1, 2007

There are some annoying design flaws, like the seats should move electrically for a luxury line, but they are manual. Flimsy cup holder's lac of engineering force you to maneuver the vehicle constantl...
There are some annoying design flaws, like the seats should move electrically for a luxury line, but they are manual. Flimsy cup holder's lac of engineering force you to maneuver the vehicle constantly cautious of spillage.I dont know if the decision to put the hood release lever on the passenger side,& gas cap that requires a key is european, outdated, or just poor design.
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Drives like a car, amazing traction in rain/snow!

by from Chicago on August 30, 2007

Handles like a sports car, not like the typycal SUV, has low center of gravity, stops from 60-0mph in 112 feet, faster then most sports cars, and is completely equipped for off road adventures, with t...
Handles like a sports car, not like the typycal SUV, has low center of gravity, stops from 60-0mph in 112 feet, faster then most sports cars, and is completely equipped for off road adventures, with traction control, and 1st-3rd gear are geared for low range work for steep inclines, descents, hill descent control (works forwards and reverse!) great fun with the top down, even at highway speeds of 80mph, you can have a conversation without raising your voice, great engineering!
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Does recommend this car

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discovery

by from Chicago on June 5, 2010

Great car for great price Nice fuel economy nice interior and exterior design Power Door Locks, Air Conditioning, Tilt Steering Wheel, Interval Wipers, Rear Defroster, Front Bucket Seats, Reclining Se...
Great car for great price Nice fuel economy nice interior and exterior design Power Door Locks, Air Conditioning, Tilt Steering Wheel, Interval Wipers, Rear Defroster, Front Bucket Seats, Reclining Seats, Cloth Upholstery, Rear Window Wiper, CD Player, Anti-Lock Braking System, AM/FM Stereo Radio, Fog Lamps, Dual Electric Mirrors, Dual Air Bags,Alloy Wheels, Keyless Entry
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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