2002 Land Rover Discovery Review

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2002 Land Rover

2002 Land Rover Review

Romantic adventurer.

By McCullough, Editor-in-Chief


T of Africa. No, dream of Africa, of and wildebeest wandering through grasslands, of lazy lions in the sunlight. Now dream of an ideal for this idyllic land.

of a Land Rover, bounding rocks and rills, fording and rivers, thundering through the

A Land Rover is both and the real thing. It is the authentic that can venture deep the backcountry. Its suspension articulation, four-wheel-drive system, and off-road must be experienced in extreme to be truly appreciated.

It also comes with committed to customer satisfaction.

introduced here in 1994, the brought the Land Rover to far broader range of American With its distinctive Land styling and heritage, the Discovery is thought to be expensive, yet it starts at $33,350. Because of it, Land total sales climbed 4906 in 1994 to 23,826 by

For 1999, the Discovery was significantly and re-engineered and was named the Discovery II. With no price increase, it overall Land Rover another 30 percent. The new chassis and made it easier to drive on the without sacrificing any of that off-road capability.

Now, for Land Rover has invested million in its Solihull, U.K. (and imported major from parent company to dramatically improve quality on all of its products, the Discovery included.

Model Lineup

Two models are SD ($33,350) and SE ($37,150). For 2002, has dropped its previous mid-range LE

Adding the Rear Seat ($1,000) to either model seating capacity from to seven and changes the model to SD7 or SE7. A hydraulic rear comes with the forward-facing seats.

Standard features an all-aluminum 4.0-liter V8, a four-speed controlled automatic transmission, Rover’s permanent four-wheel a sophisticated four-wheel electronic control system, Hill Control, and a four-channel all-terrain braking system.

Also standard are eight-way adjustable front seats, automatic climate control, entry, heated power power windows and door child safety locks, control, rear window and wiper, halogen headlamps washers, and 16-inch alloy

The seats in our SD test model covered with Duragrain, a vinyl-like material. It’s and looks tough. The SD audio is an Alpine 100-watt unit six speakers.

More popular is the SE, comes with a leather either in beige or two shades of The seats have center and power lumbar control. The system is a 220-watt, 10-channel unit with Lear and 12 Philips speakers, plus a CD changer. SE also comes with dual power sunroofs, HomeLink, a Class III tow hitch receiver, and a roll-up load space cover.

Eighteen-inch wheels and a silver-tone make the SE easy to spot. The SE7 remote audio controls and jacks for the rear-seat passengers.

An optional Performance Package for the SE comprises Land Rover’s Cornering Enhancement system and Suspension.

Other major include rear air conditioning and a Cold Climate Package that includes heated and windscreen. Dual sunroofs are available for the SD.

• For more such as specs, prices, and of the 2002 Land Rover , click here: 2002 Rover Discovery.

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