Land Rover Discovery Reviews

Land Rover Discovery Off-Road

U.S. News & World Report: 8.3/10
Car and Driver: 4/5

If you’re considering a Land Rover SUV for your drives around Santa Fe, White Rock, and La Cienega, you may have come across the Land Rover Discovery. This is a popular model for local drivers with an adventurous spirit.

If you think this might be the right vehicle for you, consider reading as many Land Rover Discovery reviews as possible. You can start by checking out this collection of reviews put together by the team at Land Rover Santa Fe.

Still have questions about this powerful SUV? Contact us and we’ll be happy to help!

2019 Land Rover Discovery Review

Land Rover Discovery Reliability

Land Rover Discovery Interior

The Land Rover Discovery interior is a comfortable haven where you can settle in and enjoy the journey as much as the destination. You have the option to decorate the cabin to your liking with eight different interior color combinations, including:

  • Vintage Tan/Ebony
  • Light Oyster/Espresso
  • Glacier/Ebony

You’ll also have several finishes to pick from that give your Discovery an additional layer of class, including Titanium mesh, Gloss Charcoal Oak veneer, or Dark Satin Brushed aluminum.

In the center stack, you can view important information on an available 10-inch HD touchscreen display. This whole center console area looks especially clean thanks to the rotary dial shifter that’s replaced the traditional lever gear shift. This feature gives you a bit more elbow room and declutters the center information center.

Land Rover Discovery Performance

The Land Rover Discovery works hard when it comes to performance, delivering on horsepower with two different engine options:

  • 3.0L Si6 gas engine: 340 horsepower, 332 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Td6 diesel engine: 254 horsepower, 443 lb-ft of torque

The gas engine also has an 8,207-pound maximum towing capacity, while the diesel engine can tow up to 7,716 pounds when properly equipped.

To help keep your shift schedules efficient and your performance optimized, the Land Rover Discovery pairs its engines with an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, you stay in control and can change gears on demand whenever you want.

If you want to maximize your traction, you can take advantage of the Terrain Response® 2 system, which lets you choose between several drive modes to suit your needs. These modes are:

  • General Driving
  • Grass, Gravel, Snow
  • Mud & Ruts
  • Rock Crawl

The Terrain Response® 2 system also offers a Sand mode, which utilizes an ultra-low gear ratio to help prevent your SUV from sinking into soft earth.

Land Rover Discovery Dimensions

Land Rover near Santa Fe NMThe Land Rover Discovery is a 3-row midsize SUV, so it has enough seating for a total of seven passengers.

If you need to fold any of these seats down to access your total cargo area of 88.3 cubic feet, you can use the available Intelligent Seat Fold feature to lay the rear rows flat with the press of a button on your touchscreen display.

As for the exterior, the Discovery has a standard ground clearance of 8.5 inches, or 11.1 inches with the available air suspension system. It can also wade through 35.4 inches of water when necessary and has an approach angle of up to 34 degrees with the available air suspension system.

Explore Our Land Rover Discovery Reviews

If you’ve had a read through our Land Rover Discovery reviews and think this might be the model for your drives around White Rock, La Cienega, or Santa Fe, contact us and let us know! We’ll be happy to bring you in to visit our team at Land Rover Santa Fe, so we can show you around this SUV in person.

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