Land Rover Discovery Sport Review & Performance

Land Rover Discovery Sport Overview

Land Rover Discovery Sport is been in the Indian Market for a while now , It was launched in 2015 as Land Rover‘s replacement for Freelander . Focused on Utility hence when it was launched there was only a Diesel Option. Down the line with consumers moving more and more to petrol motors, Land Rover decided to introduce 2018 Discovery Sport with a new 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine similar to what was introduced earlier in the Velar . Lets try to find out how this new 2.0-Litre Ingenium petrol pair with the Discover Sport which is a rugged and conventional as sports utility vehicles . Land Rover Discovery Sport in Tryaldrive

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Land Rover Discovery Sport Design

The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport images show its stylish exterior. A series of unique aesthetics add to the SUV’s sporty cues and muscular stance. At front, it gets a sleek grille, redesigned bumper, and premium LED automatic headlights with LED DRLs. The Dynamic design pack is exclusive on HSE Luxury and the exterior advancements comprise a chrome Tailpipe Finisher, Body Styling Kit, Black Pack with Unique Black Grille and also the Red ‘Sport’ badge and a distinct Black Rear License Plate Plinth.

Land Rover Discovery Sport Cabin

The interior design, fit and finish everything seems to be built with longevity in mind. The car’s interior has been carried over from the diesel, except that it uses a different tachometer because this is a petrol car. The high-set seats and the low dash offer a nice view outside. We especially love how the rotary gear rises when you start the car and then there are those nice-looking air-con dials too. It comes with only a seven-seat configuration with this petrol engine.While the third-row seats may be good only for kids, it folds flat onto the floor, offering over a 1,000 litres of luggage space. The middle row passengers get seats which are supportive and can be moved fore and aft to maximise legroom or free up knee room for the last row. Space, in general, is good while the large windows along with a panoramic glass roof allow enough light into the cabin.

Land Rover has also given the cabin lots of recesses for small items and thoughtfully equipped it with seven USB charging points, one for each occupant. What you won’t like is the infotainment system which works and feels outdated and should be out of place in a car this expensive. All this said The Discovery Sport is a comfortable SUV with great built quality As expected from a Land Rover .

Land Rover Discovery Sport Gearbox

All editions in this lineup come standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This 237-horsepower engine is potent enough to quickly move this small SUV, and it’s a satisfying choice for most shoppers. If you’re looking for more power, consider the other option: Land Rover offers a 286-horsepower engine in its HSE and HSE Luxury trims that raises top speed to 137 mph. It goes from zero to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds, which is almost a second quicker than the base engine’s zero-to-60 time. The nine-speed automatic transmission pleases most reviewers, though a few note that the transmission can be slow to shift.The Discovery Sport’s base engine gets 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. These are among the lowest fuel economy ratings in the segment. Swapping to the optional engine bears almost no change to your annual fuel costs, with only the city rating decreasing by 1 mpg.

When it comes to tackling rough terrain, the Discovery Sport excels, just as any SUV bearing a Land Rover badge should. All models come with four-wheel drive. The standard Terrain Response system has four settings: General Driving, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud and Ruts, and Sand. This adapts elements like the engine and differentials to maximize your grip. Its All Terrain Progress Control, also standard, acts as a low-speed cruise control to artfully traverse challenging landscapes.

Land Rover Discovery Sport Driving

The Land Rover Discovery Sport review gives a peek into the premium SUV’s on-road performance and passenger comfort. It also delivers increased low-speed agility as well as greater steering precision and enhanced high-speed stability.Reports on how well the Discovery Sport handles on pavement are mixed. It gets a tentative thumbs up overall because it maintains a reasonable level of composure. Don’t expect the buttery smooth ride of its larger kin, though, and be ready for a certain amount of body lean on twisty roads.

Land Rover Discovery Sport Safety

The Land Rover Discovery Sport gets disc brakes at both ends. On the safety front, it comes with advanced driver assistance features like- speed limiter, cruise control, lane departure and emergency braking. The Driver Pack comprises traffic sign recognition, driver condition monitor, adaptive speed limiter and blind spot monitor.

Land Rover Discovery Sport Cost in Mumbai

Land Rover Discovery Sport Ex-Showroom Price in Mumbai ranges from 42,46,022/- (Discovery Sport 2.0l Diesel Pure 5 Seats) to 52,29,837/- (Discovery Sport 2.0l Diesel HSE Luxury 5 Seats). Get best offers for Land Rover Discovery Sport from Land Rover Dealers in Mumbai. Check for Discovery Sport price in Mumbai at Carzprice

Land Rover Discovery Sport Conclusion

The Discovery, which shares its platform with the Evoque, is a more elegant vehicle than the car it replaces, and also features a well-appointed interior that comes with a new infotainment system. The car is also loaded with driver assistance systems, including an autonomous emergency braking system, which employs a stereo digital camera system and helps avoid collisions below 50kph. The Discovery Sport will battle the likes of the BMW X3 and the Audi Q5, and, going by the time we spent behind i ..

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