It will probably be around the 100k - 120k mark for miles, i'm still looking. Torque Vectoring is also uniquely recalibrated. Bit of a concern that a couple of posters seem to feel they need an automatic in order to drive safely! The Td6 254-horsepower high-output Ingenium engine delivers an ideal combination of class-leading performance and superior low-speed drivability. Could anyone give me an idea of how the automatics compare with the manual versions for fuel economy, especially on a longer run? From exterior and interior design touches to towing equipment and travel accessories for pets, each accessory is designed to create your ideal Discovery Sport. Contrast roof is also not included. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
We drive gently, never over 60mph and they are both more than well maintained!! CarGurus analyzes over 6 million cars daily. Hello Due to the fact that I change my mind every five minutes about what Land Rover I want next, I have been looking at Discoverys and like the idea of a Tdi automatic version. Mobile connectivity cannot be guaranteed in all locations. The way he put it was that he'd rather spend a few bob on extra fuel than an awful lot on rebuilding the transmission. Mike I have always been under the impression that a 200Tdi manual would return just about 30mpg if you are careful, a 300Tdi manual slightly worse for some unknown reason , then automatics I guessed would be worse still.
I can see the attraction of an auto, as town driving can be a bit tiresome in the manual. Good luck, let us know if you buy it and how you get on with it? Wheel travel also remains identical, with 1. Could it be that it is actually better in difficult conditions than my amateur driving with a manual gearbox? CarGurus analyzes over 6 million cars daily. At the moment, the range starts at more than £31,000. Si4 290hp petrol engine has a dynamic front bumper with no front fog lights. I felt like it gave me more control through the rev range compared to the auto and on some of my local hills the auto box struggled big time to find itself. Without that, although the driver may be able to turn the steering wheel, the vehicle would just continue to slide straight on and a collision may be unavoidable.
Good info on the air suspension too, was this on all models? In addition, the fuel supply is controlled on deceleration, creating a characterful crackle through the exhaust. The sublime ride quality is heightened by Electronic Power Assisted Steering, while Corner Brake Control helps to maintain stability when braking on corners by modulating the driver's generated brake pressure. These comfortable seats offer additional lateral support during spirited driving. For Land Rover Discovery 2 Owners this should be read in conjunction with the Xplorability document on Crossing Ditches with Traction Control Central Differential Lock and use of rear air suspension if fitted. Not for Re-Publication, Distribution or use outside the Xplorability Training Programme. Maybe you have manual and wished you had an auto - or vice versa.
As I said, it takes Practice. My local repair man who just does Land Rovers advised me for my money to get a 2004 Disco 2. She prefers automatic cars as the last 6 company cars have been that. Wading depth continues to be 3. This allows for an overall crawl ratio of 4. For the same reason I use cruise control where possible which tends to also avoid speeding.
If you want to move release some pressure. Have had a couple of trips where i did acheive 1300 pluss on a tank no town all Hiway but loaded. I forgot my friend who I used to off road with has an Auto Disco 2 2004 he has never towed exactly the vehicle i'm talking about. Additional brake cooling has also been introduced for the six- piston Brembo brake set- up, ensuring optimal stopping power. Check out other work by Paul, fiction thriller novels. Put the footbrake on firmly.
I have owned mine since 2008 when it had 51,000 on the clock,now showing 80,000. I have the manual 2002 and pulls caravan very well. This is what I have done with mine. Any feedback on either most appreciated. The only thing you have to get used to is that it sounds as though the clutch is slipping when accelerating from low speed - but this is intentional to keep the engine in the power band.
Some things to be very aware of buying a td5. The Range Rover Sport was introduced in 2. In manual mode, gear shifts are made via the paddle shift controls, or by pushing the gear lever forwards for downshifts and pulling back for upshifts, echoing the shift logic of racing cars. For Use Only in 4wd and Light Vehicle Driver Training. I only had it 2 months and got shot, I would not have another auto landy,ever. It tests vehicles with optional equipment and with a more demanding test procedure and driving profile.
Torque is also applied to the steering wheel to encourage you to guide your Discovery away from the approaching vehicle. When a wheel locks up, the system releases it with a pulsing braking system that allows the wheel to unlock and lock and unlock and lock many times a second and that both stops the vehicle sliding over the road surface while at the same time allowing steering input so the driver can avoid obstacles. The unique rear bumper features a gloss black diffuser, which incorporates unique quad exhaust pipes, instantly differentiating this high- performance derivative. A vehicle's actual fuel consumption may differ from that achieved in such tests and these figures are for comparative purposes only. Please consult the Land Rover website or your local Land Rover Retailer for availability and full terms.