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Used Land Rover Discovery 3 cars for sale

Find your perfect used Land Rover Discovery 3 from our extensive network of car supermarkets, specialist, independent and officially franchised Land Rover dealerships.

Why buy a used Land Rover Discovery 3?

If you're in the market for a car that's off-road capable, rugged and family-friendly, then a used Land Rover Discovery 3 is a great choice. This adventurous and iconic SUV is ideal for navigating imperfect roads and provides a spacious cabin for the whole family. It's practical, luxurious and more affordable than newer options.

Latest used Land Rover Discovery 3

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2007 (57) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2007 (57) - Land Rover Discovery 319

Low Mileage

£5,490

Finance available £100 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 89.9K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Estate

Brookway Cars ltd

01512441712

4.7/5 Stars

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 325

Low Mileage

£4,995

Finance available £89 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 99.5K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • Estate

Ripon Auto Centre

01765804399

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2004 (54) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2004 (54) - Land Rover Discovery 386

Low Mileage

£8,990

Finance available £178 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 88.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Estate

The Carnet

01234232078

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 38

£1,200

  • 2.7L
  • 155.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Estate

BINCA

01525352946

4.8/5 Stars

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2007 (57) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2007 (57) - Land Rover Discovery 3

£2,490

Finance available £33 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 176.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • Estate

Drive Smart Cambs LTD

01733920085

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2006 (56) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2006 (56) - Land Rover Discovery 319

Low Mileage

£12,950

Finance available £267 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 39.5K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Estate

Nationwide Car Auction Limited

02081316633

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2004 - Land Rover Discovery 3

2004 - Land Rover Discovery 326

£4,000

Finance available £67 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 181.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • SUV

Chapelfield Car Sales Ltd

01615166651

5/5 Stars

Land Rover, Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 3

2008 (08) - Land Rover Discovery 315

Low Mileage

£5,495

Finance available £100 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 124.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Estate

Shiply's of Netherton

01384500804

Land Rover Discovery 3 snapshot review

Pros

  • Comfortable ride
  • Roomy interior
  • Hugely capable off-road

Cons

  • Sluggish 2.7-litre engine
  • Questionable reliability
  • High running costs

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Used Land Rover Discovery 3 information

Engines and transmissions

The Land Rover Discovery 3 came equipped with either a petrol or diesel engine, manual or automatic transmission, and standard four-wheel drive.

Petrol
  • 4.4-litre V8 outputs 296bhp, enabling the SUV to get to 60mph in 8.5 seconds.
  • Highest cost to run with a fuel economy figure of 18mpg.
Diesel
  • 2.7-litre turbocharged engine creates 188bhp, taking the SUV from 0 to 60mph in 11 seconds.
  • Far superior efficiency compared with the petrol variant, with fuel economy of around 30mpg.

Practicality

With configurable cabin space and extreme capability, the Land Rover Discovery 3 is one of the more practical luxury SUVs.

Interior space
  • Two- and three-row seating variants offer space for five or seven passengers.
  • Models fitted with air suspension can be easier to get in and out of.
  • Middle and rear rows are accommodating for adults with plenty of headroom.
  • Available "moonroof" panoramic sunroof offers a lighter, brighter interior.
Boot space
  • 280 litres of space available behind the seven seats and 1,124 litres available behind the five seats.
  • With all of the folding back seats down, the boot space holds 1,950 litres of cargo.
  • Wide rear opening allows for easy cargo loading.

Safety

  • 2006 Euro NCAP rating was four out of five stars for adult and child occupant scores.
  • Pedestrian rating was one out of four stars.
  • Available parking sensors help drivers to navigate tight spaces.

Technology

  • Available touchscreen with satnav system adds a modern feel to the older SUV.
  • HSE trim includes a premium Harman Kardon sound system.
  • Available Bluetooth connectivity helps with smartphone integration.

Land Rover Discovery 3 generations

The Land Rover Discovery 3 (known as L319) is the third generation of the model, built between 2004 and 2009. This five-door 4x4 received many upmarket additions over the previous generation and was engineered for better off-road performance. A 2008 refresh added body-coloured wheel arches and bumpers for even more style. In 2009, the Land Rover Discovery 4 took its place.

Used Land Rover Discovery 3 information

Used Land Rover Discovery 3 FAQ's

Which is the most popular engine in the Land Rover Discovery 3?

Overwhelmingly, the 2.7-litre turbodiesel engine that makes 188bhp is the most popular with customers. It offers a 0-60mph time of 11 seconds, and has a reasonable fuel efficiency rating of around 30mpg, so it costs a lot less to run than the petrol.

Which are the most popular model variants?

Land Rover offered the Discovery 3 in several model variants, including S, GS, XS, SE and HSE. Many customers prefer the budget aspect of the base Discovery 3 and the S, but the SE and HSE provide more features, offering better value overall.

What optional extras should I look out for?

Customers should look out for the desirable panoramic sunroof, while the heated seats are valuable when driving in cooler months. There are also upgraded wheel designs for a unique look and Bluetooth connectivity.

Is the Land Rover Discovery 3 a good family car?

With the ability to hold either five or seven people, the Discovery 3 is a great option for families. It features supportive seating, a decent-sized boot and plenty of technology upgrades. It can also tackle some off-road terrain, so it's possible to have an adventure at the same time.

Is there a hybrid version of the Land Rover Discovery 3?

During the years of Discovery 3 production (2004-2009), Land Rover didn't make a hybrid model. However, newer Discovery models do have mild hybrid technology, making them more efficient and cleaner.

Is the Land Rover Discovery 3 available as an automatic?

There's the option of an automatic or a manual gearbox with the Discovery 3 lineup. However, the manual transmission is difficult to find, meaning that most used models are automatic.

Are all Land Rover Discovery 3 models four-wheel drive?

Because Land Rover designed the Discovery 3 with off-roading in mind, all models were equipped with four-wheel drive as standard. This added capability offers more traction and can provide better control when the terrain is slippery.

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