Land Rover Discovery 2.0 P300 S 5dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £53,150What Car? Target Price£51,103
Review

The Land Rover Discovery is a very capable luxury SUV. It's desirable, roomy, nicely finished inside and quite at home on the road. It's much more useful than most of its rivals off-road, too. The D250 diesel engine is excellent and in S trim it undercuts the competition. If you have a bigger budget then it's also worth checking out the Audi Q7 and huge BMW X7.

No Discovery is poorly equipped; even entry-level S trim gives you leather seats, two-zone climate control, keyless entry, 20in wheels, an 11.4in infotainment system with nav and smartphone mirroring, LED headlights and a 360 degree camera to back up front and rear parking sensors. We’d argue it’s all you really need.

This 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol is the cheapest engine option, but is still capable of 0-62mph in 7.3sec thanks to 296bhp. Economy is only around 25mpg, and based on our experiences with the larger P360, it’ll need to be worked hard. Its 3000kg towing capacity is 500kg down on every other engine in the range, so we’d spend a bit more on the D250 diesel


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH7.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

25.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

172

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

251

g/km

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