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Hi,
I went into the dealership with my '16 DS (7 Month on the road, 5000 miles ) with check engine light on and needing all the recalls listed in this thread. The DS is in the shop since Sat. (5 days already) and no solution in sight - they claim they did all the software updates and half way into one of the recalls the DS computer died on them leaving the whole car system down with no way to recover or even turn on the car - Now they are waiting on the guys from the UK to provide them with a software patch to recover it - very disappointing experience - I thought that after many years Landrover will figure things out and do better than 10 years ago with the car systems :( .
Although I enjoy driving a loaner Evoque it is time for me to get my Disco back.
Did anyone face similar issue/problems during service/ recalls?
 

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Just to close the loop on my experience, after a week in the dealer and also after replacing the battery module as it failed the whole car during the software upgrades the DS is now working like a charm, it seems like the multiple software upgrades did it all and now the DS is accelerating nicely with no lags or cuts and also in turns the engine is responsive as expected!
One thing that left unanswered to me (after chatting in length with the service agent at the dealership) - I drove a loaner Evoque for a week - and they are all claiming that it has the exact same engine+components under the hood + transmissions etc. so why the DS does not feel exactly like the Evoque - I'm referring to the engine behaviour, responsiveness etc. - The agent did acknowledge that difference and also pointed out that he had many similar conversations with other DS owners but he does not have a good answer/explanation for that. One thing I could think about is the weight of the car - the DS weight more than the Evoque - I wonder what else can influence the driving feeling if all mechanical parts are exactly the same....
I found on the web also the following comparison notes:
On the road, the Evoque stands out by feeling nimbler, quicker and more tossable than its Discovery Sports stablemate. In fact, the Evoque almost feels like a sporty hatchback with some extra ground clearance, as its turbocharged engine provides more than enough power for virtually all situations, and its small sizing is good for zipping through traffic and fitting into tight parking spaces.
By comparison, the Discovery Sport feels more like a traditional SUV. Though it uses the same engine as the Evoque, the Discovery Sport's larger size and extra weight mean it isn't as spry off the line or as nimble through the corners. That isn't necessarily a bad thing since it's not exactly slow to accelerate or sloppy when turning -- but it doesn't have the performance-SUV feel that you get from the Evoque.
 
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