Land Rover Discovery Sport vs Land Rover Defender Comparison

    Land Rover Discovery Sport

    Land Rover Defender

    2024 Land Rover
    Discovery Sport
    vs
    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
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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
    NA
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Discovery Sport
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Land Rover Discovery Sport. The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L - 67L
    113 to 563 km
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $80,970 - $102,125
    $88,870 - $240,270
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    CarExpert's Take

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    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

    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

    • 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)
    • Anti Theft Wheel Nuts (+$80)
    • Intrusion Sensor (+$1,001)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)
    • Wi-Fi Enabled with Data Plan (+$600)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1498 - 19971997 - 5000
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.5L3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, TURBO 3DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1616 - 32
    Power
    183kW - 227kW183kW - 386kW
    Power RPM
    55004000 - 6000
    Torque
    365Nm - 540Nm400Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    1300 - 20001250 - 2500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.59.5 - 15.5

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