Land Rover Defender vs Land Rover Discovery Sport Comparison

    Land Rover Defender

    Land Rover Discovery Sport

    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
    vs
    2024 Land Rover
    Discovery Sport
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    8.4
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Based on the Land Rover Discovery Sport D200 R-DYNAMIC SE (150kW)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Awards
    The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023. We don’t have any awards for Land Rover Discovery Sport.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    54L - 67L
    113 to 563 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $88,870 - $240,270
    $80,970 - $102,125
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Epic supercharged V8
    • Faster than it ought to be
    • Drives like a luxury off-road beast
    Misses
    • Big price tag
    • Side-swing tailgate is heavy
    • Big investment – you’d want it to be reliable
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Versatile interior
    • Smooth, quiet diesel engine
    • Compact exterior dimensions
    Misses
    • Interior design ageing
    • Strange list of optional extras
    • No wireless phone mirroring

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Anti Theft Wheel Nuts (+$80)
    • Intrusion Sensor (+$1,001)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)
    • Wi-Fi Enabled with Data Plan (+$600)
    • 2 Zone Climate Control/Rear Vents & Temp Control (+$1,000)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 20 Inch (+$1,600)
    • Click & Go Integrated Base Unit (+$320)
    • Headlight Washer System (+$380)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$620)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDITURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 50001498 - 1997
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L2.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8TURBO 4, TURBO 3
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 3212 - 16
    Power
    183kW - 386kW183kW - 227kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 60005500
    Torque
    400Nm - 650Nm365Nm - 540Nm
    Torque RPM
    1250 - 25001300 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.510.5

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