Discovery 2017

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  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Ah Well I’ve done it now!

    Ah well I’ve done it now! fingers, toes, arms and legs crossed it’ll be OK

    On the 27th Oct 2018 4:52 pm someone put in writing on the forum for all to see and read

    “I refuse to be treated by a vehicle manufacturer and dealership the way I have been so I won’t be buying JLR again as long as I have a hole in my Censored Censored “ ( Whistle yes I admit it….It was me)

    I am now on the waiting list to have my hole sown up, due to the below Big Cry

    I’ve gone further up the M6 North this time and the dealership appear to be almost too good to be true (time will tell) I have placed an order for a MY2019 Discovery 5 SDV6 (built in July 2019) for a HSE Luxury, Dynamic Pack 2 in Yulong White – Metallic with a few extras and strangely built at Solihull (checked and verified with my secret undercover agents)
    After my last one I really hope this is a keeper and doesn’t cause me as much stress as last time
    .
    Should only be a week or so until I get it and I’ll post some photos

    I do feel a little anxious though because the Audi has been faultless in every way from day one

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • Dangerdave
    Member Since: 15 Feb 2017
    Location: Ross-shire, Highlands, Scotland
    Posts: 453
    Scotland 
    2018 Discovery Sd4 (240) SE Santorini Black

    It’s not Guy Salmon, Stockport?
  • Chalkey
    Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
    Location: St Helens
    Posts: 159
    England 
    2017 Discovery Sd4 (240) SE Indus Silver

    Hopefully you'll be Ok with your next Discovery, we've had our car for two years and only had one problem with the Windscreen which they replaced. I've still got 12 months warranty left so fingers crossed i will have trouble free motoring.

    2.0 SE Indus silver, black pack, 21in black alloys, black roof rails, acorn leather, privacy, tow bar, drive pack, rear camera, heated front & rear seats, auto dim door mirrors, mud flaps, door body moulding, side steps, life shine, dash cam front & rear and RLD spare wheel proctor.
  • Equilibrium
    Member Since: 26 Feb 2019
    Location: Bristol
    Posts: 164
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Lux Carpathian Grey

    Nice one, sounds lovely! Also seems strange that they were still building MY19s in July, but that's Solihull I guess, very interesting.

    Now I have to go and find that original post to read Laughing

    Drives MY2020 HSE Luxury SDV6 in Carpathian Grey/Glacier
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Dangerdave wrote:
    It’s not Guy Salmon, Stockport?


    No not that far up the M6, just junction 13 Stafford. I don't want to be too far away from the dealership when I need to keep taking it back.

    Note to self........I do need to be more positive about having another one Laughing

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • 747_JK
    Member Since: 26 Jun 2018
    Location: Surrey
    Posts: 132
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Santorini Black

    Fingers crossed for you...

    But please explain the line in the sig... why do you miss your Discovery? What was the Audi missing?

    D5 HSE SD6 - Santorini Black - 20" Style 5011 - Fixed panoramic roof - Rear privacy glass - Ebony Windsor leather - Dark satin brushed aluminium trim finisher - Ebony headlining - Heated steering wheel - Premium carpet mats - Surround camera system - Black Exterior Pack - Driver Assist Pack - Black Side Mouldings - Williams Ceramic Coat.
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Chalkey wrote:
    Hopefully you'll be Ok with your next Discovery, we've had our car for two years and only had one problem with the Windscreen which they replaced. I've still got 12 months warranty left so fingers crossed i will have trouble free motoring.


    I was always envious of owners who had trouble free cars so hopefully i can be one of them with this one

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Equilibrium wrote:
    Nice one, sounds lovely! Also seems strange that they were still building MY19s in July, but that's Solihull I guess, very interesting.

    Now I have to go and find that original post to read Laughing


    Oh the JLR smoke and mirrors.
    !st July 2109 built in the UK, i said to the sales person at Land Rover they're built in Slovakia now.......Not yours its a UK built car at Solihul . So i am very confused Rolling Eyes

    Its a good horror story if you're reading it, not so good if you're living and breathing it, get some popcorn you maybe a while Laughing

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • Russell
    Member Since: 26 Jun 2016
    Location: Lydd
    Posts: 787
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 First Edition Namib Orange

    Graym wrote:
    Dangerdave wrote:
    It’s not Guy Salmon, Stockport?


    No not that far up the M6, just junction 13 Stafford. I don't want to be too far away from the dealership when I need to keep taking it back.

    Note to self........I do need to be more positive about having another one Laughing

    OH hate to throw a spanner in the works but after seeing the work they do I would not trust them with my car.
    Friends D4 broke down in France two weeks ago folowing full service and bet change.
    Lots of pipes not fitted back on, battery terminals loose and various other issues.
    It was transported back to UK fo them to sort, they said they had but while they were delivering it back it broke down again, they could not fix it so got LR assistance out to fix it!!!!

    Namib Orange 1st Edition with black roof and wheels.
    Privacy, tow bar, drive pack, surround camera, heated front & rear seats, auto dim door mirrors, side steps, remote Pro, RSE, arm rest fridge dash cam front and rear.
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Thanks for the information

    Well that's my nervous energy increased 10 fold, surely there must be one good dealership in the West Midlands

    OMG Censored Censored Censored what have i done and i haven't even got the blasted thing yet

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • Road Runner 2017
    Member Since: 14 Jan 2017
    Location: Scotland
    Posts: 1555
    Scotland 
    2018 Discovery Si6 HSE Lux Santorini Black

    Am sure all will be fine, Graym.
    The jump from the Lemon MY17 we had, to the MY18 was like chalk and cheese. MY19 models seem even more improved, so my guess is your onto a winner Thumbs Up

    MY17 First Edition - 3L Diesel Td6 - Farallon Black.Roof rails, side steps, privacy glass, door strip protectors, fixed multiheight towbar, mudflaps.
    MY18 Hse Lux - 3L Petrol Si6 Supercharged - Santorini Black.
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    Thanks Road Runner,
    a bit of positivity in my hour of need Laughing

    That was pretty much my reasoning when i was looking around, everyone of the build/quality issues i had on my last one has been addressed either by redesign or a more effective way of doing it

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • 747_JK
    Member Since: 26 Jun 2018
    Location: Surrey
    Posts: 132
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Santorini Black

    747_JK wrote:
    Fingers crossed for you...

    But please explain the line in the sig... why do you miss your Discovery? What was the Audi missing?


    I'm still intrigued... Please do explain? I discounted the Audi as I didn't like the styling, but why did you opt to not continue with it? Be great to know - and good luck with the new motor. I hope you have a first class build this time around.

    D5 HSE SD6 - Santorini Black - 20" Style 5011 - Fixed panoramic roof - Rear privacy glass - Ebony Windsor leather - Dark satin brushed aluminium trim finisher - Ebony headlining - Heated steering wheel - Premium carpet mats - Surround camera system - Black Exterior Pack - Driver Assist Pack - Black Side Mouldings - Williams Ceramic Coat.
  • Graym
    Member Since: 27 Feb 2018
    Location: Birmingham
    Posts: 22
    United Kingdom 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    I’ll do my best and be as brief as I can

    I initially test drove the Mercedes GLS, BMW X5, Volvo XC90, Audi Q7 and Discovery 5 and that’s about how I ranked them with the Audi Q7 in second place. When the Discovery rejection was finalised it seemed logical in my mind to have the second placed car on my list when I test drove them all (plus I was so so very annoyed at the way I had been treated by Land Rover – in hindsight that was a big contributing factor as well)

    My thoughts were when buying the Audi go for every option you can afford and as it turned out it was the top spec I ended up having (well apart from the SQ7 I suppose) The first thing I noticed was the driving position height wise, even though It certainly has road presence and size it does sit lower to the ground even in off road mode which bounces you all over the place. The interior is very matter of fact and clinical, which after having the Discovery was very refreshing but functional and not that inspiring even with all the tech it has (no pleasing some people) The build quality in the Audi is exceptional and everything works all the time every time and if Audi built the Discovery’s they would clean up I’m sure.

    I suppose to summarise (and this is harsh I know) lack of character and just didn’t gel with it plus I didn’t get that wow felling when I got into the Discovery, even though I was probably taking it to get things repaired

    MY17- Farallon Black - HSE Luxury - 3L Diesel - With a heavy heart......Rejected
    Audi Q7 - Vorsprung - S Line - Black Pack - Every piece Tech on the list - Why do i miss my Discovery?
  • Dangerdave
    Member Since: 15 Feb 2017
    Location: Ross-shire, Highlands, Scotland
    Posts: 453
    Scotland 
    2018 Discovery Sd4 (240) SE Santorini Black

    I never take a test drive in a car.

    Buying SWMBO another car, due 1/9 or 2/9, and again no test drive.

    I don’t even see one close up and personal. I do read up on the specs, but that’s about it.
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