2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport

2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2020 Land Rover Discovery


2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport
$52,300 MSRP

Starting Price

$37,800 MSRP
340-hp 3.0L

Base Engine

246-hp 2.0L
23.5 gallons

Tank Capacity

17.7 gallons
8,201 pounds

Towing Capacity

4,409 pounds
83.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space

55.6 cubic feet

The Land Rover lineup has been a popular choice for Los Angeles drivers who want rugged performance, top-notch features, and unparalleled style. But if you’re searching for a new SUV, is the Discovery or Discovery Sport the best option for you? In this guide, we’ll lay out the key differences between the 2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. Land Rover Discovery Sport to help you decide which is your ultimate pick.



Discovery or Discovery Sport: Performance

What driving experience do you want during your Orange County travels? While you’ll enjoy smooth and capable performance out of both models, the Discovery has more power while the Discovery Sport has higher fuel economy figures and lower price point.

  • Standard Engine: The Land Rover Discovery has a higher-output engine – a standard 3.0L Si6 gas engine that produces 340 hp. The Discovery Sport has a different engine option, a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 246 hp.
  • Fuel Capacity: The Discovery has the larger 23.5-gallon capacity fuel tank, while the Discovery Sport has a slightly lighter
  • Fuel Efficiency: While the Land Rover Discovery reaches an EPA-estimated 16 mpg/city and 21 mpg/highway, the Discovery Sport is more efficient with its EPA-estimated 19 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway.
  • Towing Capacity: The Discover has the higher towing capacity of 8,201 pounds, but the Discover Sport still achieves up to 4,409 pounds.

Discovery or Discovery Sport: Interior

You’ve seen what goes on under the hood, but what about inside the cabin? The Discover is a little larger with more cargo space, but both models include top-of-the-line safety features and technology for the Corona roads.

  • Seating: Both models seat 5 with an optional 3-row configuration. The Discovery has leather seating as standard, while the Discovery Sport comes with cloth upholstery.
  • Cargo Space: The Discover offers 41.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and 83.7 cubic feet behind the first row of seats. The Discovery Sport is more compact with 27.5 cubic feet behind the second row of seats and 55.6 cubic feet behind the first row.
  • Infotainment: Both vehicles include Touch Pro™ with a 10-inch HD touchscreen standard, but the Discovery also includes Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ – optional on the Discover Sport.
  • Safety: Standard features like Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Brake Assist, and Electronic Stability Control are offered on both models. However, the Discover has Blind Spot Monitor and Cross Traffic Alert standard as well – optional on the Discover Sport.

Take Your Test Drive at Land Rover Anaheim Hills

You’ve read all about the Land Rover Discovery vs. Land Rover Discovery Sport, now get behind the wheel in Anaheim and see which is your next SUV. Contact us at Land Rover Anaheim Hills to get started or to learn more about the Discovery towing capacity!

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