2017 Land Rover Discovery vs 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Anyone exploring the advantages of a Land Rover SUV can expect certain absolutes. Each model will offer breathtaking off-roading power, premium interior features, and cutting-edge technology. However, within the Land Rover lineup there is significant variation in dimensions, which means that the ideal Land Rover luxury SUV for one shopper may not meet the needs of another. In this 2017 Land Rover Discovery vs 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport comparison, we are going to examine various aspects of these two models to see which best meets the adventuring needs of luxury SUV shoppers.

The all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery is a confident midsize crossover SUV with three rows of seating. Even when all the seats are up, this model offers 9 cubic feet for cargo behind the back row. With all seats folded down, this model can offer 82.7 cubic feet for cargo. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport is a smaller model (a compact SUV). While it can still seat seven, it is most comfortable with five passengers. Its maximum cargo space with all seats folded down is 66.9 cubic feet.

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2017 Land Rover Discovery

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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport
$49,990 Starting MSRP $37,695
8,201 pounds Towing 4,409 pounds
82.7 cubic feet Max. Cargo Space 66.9 cubic feet
3.0-L V-6 (340 hp) Standard Engine 2.0-L 4-cylinder (240 hp)

Powertrain and Features on the 2017 Discovery and Discovery Sport

The larger size of the 2017 Discovery demands a more powerful engine to deliver the same confident Land Rover driving supremacy that luxury drivers expect. While the 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers a respectable 240 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery comes standard with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine rated for 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. A turbocharged diesel V-6 engine that offers 254 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque is also available on the 2017 Land Rover Discovery.

In this 2017 Land Rover Discovery vs 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport comparison, either of these elite Land Rover models can deliver the kind of premium technology that is great for individuals or families. Both models come standard with the Land Rover InControl® Touch™ infotainment system and can come with the even more advanced InControl® Touch Pro™. Land Rover InControl® Remote & Protect™ and standard all-wheel drive are two other features standard on both these models. The all-new 2017 Discovery also features advances like the optional Active Key waterproof wristband that eliminates the need to carry a keyfob while adventuring.

Aristocrat Land Rover in Merriam KS has received shipments of both the 2017 Land Rover Discovery and 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport. Vehicle shoppers interested in learning more about these attractive and capable models may view our current inventory or contact a member of the Aristocrat Land Rover team.

all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery driving down a cliff
side view of the 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport
overhead view of the seating in the 2017 Land Rover Discovery
interior view of the 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport panoramic sunroof