In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport, which pushes the 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.