Land Rover Discovery Sport TD4 SE 7S is a masculine looking SUV, which comes with a bundle of luxury features. It has an aggressive body design along with varied impressive aspects like a fixed panoramic roof, metal finished grille and a classy pair of alloy wheels. On the inside, this vehicle gets partial leather seats that are well cushioned and very cozy, front and rear carpet mats for added elegance. Apart from these, there are quite a lot of comfort functions for its passengers. This model packs automatic climate control, front as well as rear power windows and much more. There is a very spacious cabin, where seven occupants can be seated easily. Now talking about safety, it comes with a central locking system, brake assist and a total of six airbags. Beneath the skin, it has a 2179cc diesel engine that makes 147.5bhp and is paired to a proficient 9-speed automatic transmission. This version has 3 year or 100000 Kilometer (whichever earlier) warranty. To further delve into other details, let's have a look below.
Its front fascia has a wide black colored air dam and a metallic grille, flanked by a pair of LED signature xenon headlamps, laminated windscreen with a pair of intermittent wipers. Just above the grille, there is 'Discovery' lettering, which is giving a unique charm on its bonnet. At the rear, this trim includes windscreen defogger along with a wash as well as wipe feature and spoiler. Whereas, side profile is furnished with a set of stunning alloy rims, power foldable and adjustable wing mirrors that also has heating function and tinted glass for windows. At the top, it has a panoramic roof and a power antenna to add to its never ending list. Other cosmetic stand in the form of a couple of fog lamps (front and rear).
Inside, this variant comprises of partial leather covered seats, second row with 60:40 sliding as well as reclining facility, rear center headrest and armrest. Talking about other aspects, it incorporates a two zone climate control with well placed vents, manual dipping mirror, configurable mood illumination and leather wrapped multifunctional steering wheel. Shedding light on its instrument panel, it has indicators for fuel, distance to empty, door open warning, real time and average fuel consumption. This section also comes with a digital clock, tachometer and a tripmeter for further providing information to the driver.
Engine and Performance:
This trim is equipped with a 2.2-litre TD4 diesel engine, which has a DOHC based valve configuration and 4 cylinders. This mill is coupled to an incredible 9-speed automatic transmission and churns out a power of 147.5bhp at 4000rpm along with a torque of 400Nm at 1750rpm. It includes CRDI fuel supply system and gives out 8.9 Kmpl in city and 12.83 Kmpl on highways. This vehicle offers a displacement of 2179cc and a top speed of 180 Kmph. In 10.3 seconds, it can reach at 100 Kmph from a standstill.
Braking and Handling:
Its front as well as rear wheels are paired to disc brakes, while front and rear axles have McPherson strut and integral coil spring, respectively. An antilock barking system (ABS) is also given for enhancing its braking efficiency.
The list includes cruise control in order to control its speed automatically, keyless entry for accessing the model (locking and unlocking doors) by the touch of a button, front and rear sensors that simplifies parking. Besides these, there is low fuel warning light, vanity mirror, trunk light, front as well as rear power windows. Its rear seats can be folded down for increasing the cargo volume from 473 litres to 689 litres, so as to carry extra luggage. On the other hand, this SUV also comprises of the finest entertaining functions, such as 20.32cm touchscreen based infotainment system and Land Rover integrated 2DIN music system with total of 10 speakers that are truly capable of making your journey enjoyable. Moreover, it has CD/DVD player, FM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and auxiliary input.
The manufacturer is conferring impressive security with dual front as well as side and curtain airbags, ABS (antilock braking system), EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution), central locking and anti theft alarm. There is 24x7 road side assistance, which assists the buyers if they are stuck up anywhere. Apart from this, there are child locks for rear doors, side and front impact beams. This model also includes traction control, which is quite amazing in holding the surface. Furthermore, it is blessed with an engine immobilizer system to prevent any impermissible arrival, crash sensor, tyre pressure monitor, centrally mounted fuel tank, seat belt and door ajar warnings.
1. Brilliant off-road tackling capacity.
2. Aggressive designing on the outside.
1. Interiors can be more impressive.
2. A few more features can be added.