Land Rover Discovery vs. Land Rover Discovery Sport

2022 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2022 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2022 Land Rover Discovery

vs.

2022 Land Rover Discovery Sport

$53,900* MSRP

Starting Price

$42,375* MSRP
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Base Engine

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
296 hp @ 5500 rpm

Horsepower

246 hp @ 5500 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm

Torque

269 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
6,613 pounds

Towing Capacity

4,409 pounds
74.3 cubic feet

Base Cargo Space

71.8 cubic feet
7 adults

Maximum Seating Capacity

5 adults + 2 children


Are you shopping for a new Land Rover SUV but are unsure which is bigger: the Land Rover Discovery or Discovery Sport? Land Rover Wilmington is here to help you find the right luxury SUV for your daily drives and weekend adventures. To help you choose, we’re comparing the 2022 Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport below side by side. Learn more about these popular new Land Rover SUVs today!

2022 Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport – Starting Price

Both of these Land Rover SUVs offer a lot of value for the price. The larger, more powerful 2022 Discovery will cost you a little more than the 2022 Discovery Sport, but make sure to check out our offers and incentives for the best deal. Compare the starting prices of the Discovery and Discovery Sport:

  • 2022 Land Rover Discovery Price – Starting at $53,900 MSRP*
  • 2022 Land Rover Discovery Sport Price – Starting at $42,375 MSRP*

2022 Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport – Power and Performance

The intercooled turbo premium unleaded I-4 engine that comes standard in both the 2022 Discovery and Discovery Sport would perform very well in Middletown traffic. You’ll see, however, that the Discovery does offer a little more horsepower and towing capacity than the Discovery Sport. Below is a look at the performance specs of these two new Land Rover SUVs:

2022 Land Rover Discovery Engine Specs

  • Engine – Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Horsepower – 296 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Torque – 295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
  • Towing Capacity6,613 pounds

2022 Land Rover Discovery Sport Engine Specs

  • Engine – Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Horsepower – 246 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Torque – 269 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
  • Towing Capacity4,409 pounds

2022 Land Rover Discovery or Discovery Sport: Which is Bigger?

Both Land Rover SUVs sport a third row. But which is bigger: the 2022 Land Rover Discovery or Discovery Sport? The third row in the Discovery can accommodate two adults, whereas the third row in the Discovery Sport is just big enough to accommodate two children. Compare their respective seating capacities and cargo space measurements below:

  • 2022 Land Rover Discovery Seating Capacity / Cargo Space – Seats 7 adults / 74.3 cubic feet
  • 2022 Land Rover Discovery Sport Seating Capacity / Cargo Space – Seats 5 Adults + 2 children / 71.8 cubic feet

Compare the New Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport at Land Rover Wilmington

Have you decided between the Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport? You can see them both at the Land Rover Wilmington. Get the ball rolling in the meantime by applying for financing online. We’re conveniently located near both Middletown and West Chester, PA, so drop by or contact us today!

2021 Discovery vs. Discovery Sport: Performance

  • Base Engine: The 2021 Land Rover Discovery features the standard 2.0L four-cylinder gas engine that delivers 296 hp. The 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport comes equipped with a standard 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 246 hp.
  • Fuel Capacity: The 2021 Discovery has a 23.5-gallon fuel tank, and the 2021 Discovery Sport has a 17.7-gallon fuel tank.
  • Towing: The entry-level Discovery can tow up to 6,614 pounds, and the max towing capacity of the base Discovery Sport is 4,409 pounds.
  • Fuel Efficiency: The 2021 Land Rover Discovery gets an EPA-estimates 19 mpg/city and 22 mpg/highway**. The entry-level 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport gets an EPA-estimates 19 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway**.

2021 Discovery vs. Discovery Sport: Standard Features

  • Seating: Both of these new Land Rover SUVs seat five passengers standard, with an optional third-row on each. The 2021 Discovery is standard with leather seats, while the 2021 Discovery Sport is standard with cloth seats.
  • Cargo Space: Which is bigger: Land Rover Discovery or Discovery Sport? The 2021 Discovery offers 45 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and 74.3 cubic feet behind the first row of seats. The 2021 Discovery Sport offers 27.5 cubic feet behind the second row of seats and 55.6 cubic feet behind the first row.
  • Infotainment System: Both new Land Rover SUVs have advanced technologies like the standard Touch Pro™ with a 10-inch HD touchscreen. However, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are standard in the 2021 Discovery but optional in the 2021 Discovery Sport.
  • Safety: Both Land Rover SUVs are standardly equipped with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Brake Assist, and Electronic Stability Control. You can get Blind Spot Monitor and Cross Traffic Alert standard on the 2021 Discovery, but an upgrade is needed to get these driver-assistance features on the 2021 Discovery Sport.

2020 Discovery vs. Discovery Sport: Power and Efficiency

Whether you’re looking for commanding performance during West Chester, PA drives or a focus on efficiency for trips around Rehoboth Beach, there’s a Land Rover luxury SUV to meet your needs. Here’s how the two compare:

  • Standard Engine: The Land Rover Discovery fits a standard 340 hp 3.0L Si6 gas engine, while the 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport features a standard 246 hp 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder.
  • Towing Capacity: Tow up to 8,201 lbs. with the Discovery vs. 4,409 lbs. with the Discovery Sport.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Get up to an EPA-estimated 21 mpg/city and 26 mpg/highway with the Land Rover Discovery or an EPA-estimated 19 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway with the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

2020 Discovery vs. Discovery Sport: Interior Dimensions

Interior dimensions are always going to be a key difference between the Discovery and Discovery Sport. Both luxury SUVs offer five-passenger seating as standard with the option of adding a 3rd row, but the Discovery will probably pull ahead for drivers expecting to frequently carry plenty of cargo between Newark and Middletown:

  • Land Rover Discovery Cargo Space: Up to 41.2 cubic feet behind the second row and 83.7 cubic feet behind the first row.
  • Land Rover Discovery Sport Cargo Space: Up to 27.5 cubic feet behind the second row and 60 cubic feet behind the first row.

2020 Discovery vs. Discovery Sport: Features

Check out the Land Rover infotainment options, and you’ll find no major difference between the Discovery and Discovery Sport. Both offer advanced features, including standard Touch Pro™ with a 10-inch HD touchscreen; you’ll also find Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ standard in the Discovery or optional with the Discovery.

When it comes to safety tech, both come fitted with the following standard features:

  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control

Blind Spot Monitoring and Cross Traffic Alert is standard on the Discovery or optional with the Discovery Sport.

Land Rover Performance

2019 Land Rover Discovery

  • Base Engine: 3.0L Si6 gas engine that delivers 340 hp
  • Fuel Efficiency: EPA-estimated 16 mpg/city and 21 mpg/highway, with a 23.5-gallon fuel tank
  • Towing: 8,201 pounds maximum towing capacity

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport

  • Base Engine: 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 237 hp
  • Towing: 4,409 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • Fuel Efficiency: EPA-estimated 21 mpg/city and 25 mpg/highway, with an 18.1-gallon fuel tank

Land Rover Interior Features

Both luxury SUVs seat five passengers, with an optional third row available for an upgrade if you prefer a seven-passenger seating capacity. Beyond that, there are a few differences between the two interiors that may affect your decision.

2019 Land Rover Discovery Interior

  • Cargo Space: 43.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row, 88.3 cubic feet behind the first row
  • Infotainment System: Available Touch Pro™ with a 10-inch HD touchscreen
  • Audio: Standard 10 speaker system, available Meridian™ 380-watt version with 10 speakers, or available 825-watt surround sound system with 16 speakers and a subwoofer.

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Interior

  • Cargo Space: 32.7 cubic feet behind the second row of seats, 66.9 cubic feet behind the first row
  • Infotainment System: Available InControl® Touch™ infotainment screen
  • Audio: Same audio system options as the Discovery, with the added availability of the 825-watt Meridian™ Surround Sound system with 16 speakers and subwoofer

 

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*Price shown is Base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes destination/handling charge ($1,050 for Range Rover Evoque and Discovery Sport, $1,150 for Range Rover Velar, $1,350 for Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery and Defender), tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Total Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price includes destination/handling charge noted above and may include optional equipment but excludes tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for details.

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