Maybe I am the contrarian, but it is a solid car. My dad owned them once since the Disco inception and he has a very positive experience. I think with any car, it is how well you maintain them, or how well the previous owner mainted them. If you could get service records, you would be able to make the right choice. I recently bought a CPO 05 LR3, and I am extremely happy with it. I have been subject to Ed's post on Land Rover before, but like he said at the end, the cars are tanks and you will able to haul a lot of crap around. Gas mileage is a little less than stellar, but you obviously know that going in.