Land Rover Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Land Rover reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Broken crankshaft on Land Rover Discovery 3
It’s a problem believed caused by the incorrect location of the main bearing shells during assembly, or through rotation of the shells in normal use blocking off the oil supply. I would contact Land Rover without delay, do it before you have the engine replaced if you can, so you can establish how helpful the company will be before you spend your money. With the low kilometres I think you have a good case for compensation, even though your car is 9 years old. Hopefully you have a good record of regular servicing.
Toyota Land Cruiser vs Land Rover Defender
Both are perfect for what you want to do. The LandCruiser has a well-proven record, but it’s heavy and can be costly to run. The Defender, while also a proven off-roader, is more expensive the service and repair and there aren’t Land Rover dealers everywhere, like there are Toyota dealers.
Good SUV for outback caravan towing
The Discovery hasn’t done a lot of kays for its age, presumably those it has done have been tooling around town. If it’s in great shape, has been well maintained and serviced and hasn’t been used off-road I would tend to go for the Land Rover. Against that the Jeep has a good reputation as a towing vehicle, and it’s new, which adds to its appeal.
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Is there an outstanding recall on 2009 Discovery 3?
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