Land Rover Series 2 Reviews from North America

1999 Land Rover Series 2 V8

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1998
First year of ownership2009
Most recent year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission V8 Automatic
Distance when acquired120000 miles
Previous carLand Rover Series 2


I just bought this car, and of course it had a problem. Found out it is the transfer case. Well I am a woman and can't do this in the shop, so it's going to cost 900 to 1500 at independent dealer.

Everything else is good so far. No lights on for warnings.

This things scares me to death. I am afraid it's going to eat me alive. Can someone give me a reason to keep this, and should I sell and how much for? 1999 Land Rover Discovery, beautiful condition, just leaks oil, no oil now we filled the transfer case up at the shop, cost 75 dollars just to add oil. Need sound advice here.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 18th September, 2009

1971 Land Rover Series 2 2.25 ltr Gas

Year of manufacture1971
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.25 ltr Gas Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.8 / 10
Distance when acquired80000 miles
Most recent distance95000 miles
Previous carTriumph TR3A


It may not run right, but, It always runs!


Nothing out of the ordinary has went wrong with the Land Rover that you would not expect from a vehicle that is over 30 years old, like U-joints, exhaust, hoses, brakes.

General Comments:

A Series Land Rover is not for everyone!

It is drafty, cold, loud (gear noise), rough riding, and SLOW!

But I love my truck!

One of the coolest vehicles I have ever had.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th July, 2004

2nd Jun 2005, 14:31

I have starting problems when wet and my gear box is damaged... BUT IT STILL RUNS!!!

2000 Land Rover Series 2 SE V.8

Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission V.8 Automatic
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.0 / 10
Distance when acquired12 miles
Most recent distance68000 miles
Previous carMercedes-Benz S-Class


LR is second to none


Nothing has gone wrong with this SUV, the key is to keep up on proper service.

General Comments:

What is there to say.. Land Rover is for the upper crust market. I've owned two and if you have the means I recommend picking one up. There is nothing wrong with a Chevy or Ford, I see a lot of happy middle class people driving them, but they are rather, shall we say.. middle class. Do what ever it takes to step up to a Land Rover.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 8th April, 2002

13th Mar 2007, 01:16

They stopped making the Series 2 in the early seventies. I think you should post the review under Land Rover Discovery and not Series 2. Sadly this site won't allow me to express my opinion about your remarks to wards class, those were negative and I think they should be removed.

5th Feb 2010, 23:08

This fellow is not in the wrong by bringing social economic classes into the discussion. Land Rovers are beautiful and comfortable vehicles that require deep pockets to maintain. This is why I don t promote the idea of just anyone owning a Land Rover. One should be sure he or she can cover the upkeep on such a vehicle. To put it bluntly, and not in a way meant to offend, a Land Rover is an icon of the upper class and for good reason.

Average review marks: 7.9 / 10, based on 3 reviews