2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport will expand the supply of the drive unit. In fact, since September 2015, the market will be available version, with a new 2.0-liter diesel Ingenium four-cylinder engines. The new engine will be offered in two versions, with 150 horsepower and 180 horsepower.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport replaced the hitherto LR2 model, or the Land Rover Freelander SUV. Although the direct successor of this model, 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport has larger dimensions and configuration of the 5 + 2 with three rows of seats.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport – Features and Price
Discovery Sport is very comfortable and spacious. For that, are responsible vehicle dimensions and excellent use of space in the cabin. The vehicle has a length of 459 cm, which is more than 90 cm more than its predecessor, LR2 model. Wheelbase is 274 cm, while the clearance is 21.1 cm. These dimensions are enabled configuration with the third row seats. Interestingly, the solution is setting up the second row seats. The second row of seats is set higher, compared to the first row of 5 cm, and has the ability to move within a radius of 16 cm.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport is extremely well equipped. In fact, a large number of benefits and advanced systems are listed in the basic equipment. The vehicle represents a refined combination of performance, economy and security. On the list of basic equipment are systems such as Terrain Response System, Park Assist System, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Hill Descent Control, etc. In addition to these systems, the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport has dual-zone air conditioning, head-up display and a new infotainment system with touchscreen 8”. To meet the different tastes of customers, the company offers 9 different colors of the vehicle body, Fuji White, White Yulong, Indus Silver, Kaikoura Stone, Scotia Grey, Corris Grey, Firenze Red, Blue Loire and Santorini Black.
The price of the base model, the UK market, is 32,395 pounds.
New Diesel Engine
We have already mentioned that the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport will be available with a new diesel engine, since September 2015. The new 2.0-liter diesel engine Ingenium with four-cylinder is available in a version with 150 hp and 180 hp. A version with 150 hp will be combined with a 6-speed manual transmission. This version will receive a set of aluminum wheels 18 ”, as well as new, factory tires. New tires will reduce rolling resistance. A version with this engine’s only one Discovery Sport, which is available in versions with 5 seats. All other models are available in the 5 + 2 version. A version with more powerful 2.0-liter diesel engine (180 hp) will have a nine-speed automatic transmission.
In addition to the new diesel engine, 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport is offered with a 2.0-liter Si4 petrol engine with 240 hp and 339 Nm, as well as the 2.2-liter turbo-diesel engine with 190 hp. Another choice that customers can make, a version with FWD or AWD.
In a class of mid-size crossover SUV model 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport will be an equal competitor Audi Q5 and BMW X3 models. Based on the first reactions of the audience and critics, LR2 (Freelandaer) has received a worthy successor.