Land Rover handles the return of the Discovery pretty well for the U.S. market. This vehicle is absolutely showing off its strength with the capabilities that Land Rover perfectly demonstrates. And there’s totally nothing wrong with that. The vehicle has a strong interest in being the brand’s family hauler. Land Rover is more certain of it’s off-road capability than the other brands. Of course, the Discovery of this age has two engines well-packed within it’s capability. The engine can potentially be turbocharged with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder.
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The EPA says that the six-cylinder Discovery has a fuel economy of about 18 to 24 mpg on the city or highway. This isn’t too different from the turbo four’s 19/22 mpg. In which case, the observed average had been 17 mpg.
When you notice how much the Discovery can tow, it’s up to 8,200 pounds, it really is outstanding. The vehicle can do that in comparison to the 5,952 pounds for the base engine. In which case, that’s a hearty towing capacity of which allows the Land Rover to be in the company of full-size SUVs, like the Chevy Tahoe or the Nissan Armada. Certainly, an Advanced Tow Assist can bring about several features like automated steering for tricky reversing maneuvers.
The Discovery utilizes it’s wind-shaped body work to the best of it’s abilities. Much like the top-heavy appearance of the original. And yet it’s towering at about 74.3 inches. With on-road dynamics that aren’t totally distant from the old model in the past. Certainly there’s plenty of squish while the body is quick to respond with quick steering maneuvers. Even three-row family SUVs don’t usually show off their cornering skill. But the Acura MDX and BMW X5 can totally be way more sporty.
When you notice the skidpad, the Discovery can manage well with only 0.79 g-s of grip. Totally off the pace of the Audi Q7 as well as the BMW X5 and even the Mazda CX-9.