Land Rover vehicles are known for their impressive utility as well as their luxury appointments. Both the 2019 Land Rover Discovery and the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport are serious contenders if you’re a Dallas Fort-Worth driver looking for an SUV that can take you to a nice dinner downtown just as easily as it can take you on an off-road adventure. While these two SUVs do share many similarities, there are some differences you’ll want to know about, so we’re comparing the Range Rover Discovery vs Discovery sport.
Range Rover Discovery vs Discovery sport
2019 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY VS. 2019 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY SPORT
LAND ROVER PERFORMANCE
- Base Engine: The Land Rover Discovery runs on a standard 3.0L Si6 gas engine that delivers 340 hp. The Land Rover Discovery Sport is equipped with a standard 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 237 hp.
- Fuel Capacity: The Discovery has a 23.5-gallon fuel tank, and the Discovery Sport has an 18.1-gallon fuel tank.
- Towing: The maximum towing capacity of the Discovery is 8,201 pounds, and the max towing capacity of the Discovery Sport is 4,409 pounds.
- Fuel Efficiency: The Land Rover Discovery gets an EPA-estimated 16 mpg/city and 21 mpg/highway. The Land Rover Discovery Sport gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg/city and 25 mpg/highway.
LAND ROVER INTERIOR FEATURES
Seating: Both of these Land Rover SUVs can seat between five to seven passengers, depending on which configuration you choose.
Cargo Space: The Discovery interior provides Fort Worth drivers with 43.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and 88.3 cubic feet behind the first row of seats. The Discovery Sport interior offers 34.6 cubic feet behind the second row of seats and 62.75 cubic feet behind the first row.
Infotainment System: Both SUVs have advanced technology features. The Discovery has the available Touch Pro™ with a 10-inch HD touchscreen, and the Discovery Sport has InControl® Touch™ available.
Audio: There are three sound systems to choose from with the Discovery for enjoyable drives around DFW: standard 10 speakers, advanced Meridian™ 380-watt version with 10 speakers, or the 825-watt surround sound system with 16 speakers and a subwoofer. The Land Rover Discovery Sport also has the 825-watt surround sound system with 16 speakers and subwoofer available.