The approaching 2019 Land Rover Discovery is an efficient and luxurious SUV and is perfect for off-road adventures. Land Rover announced some big changes on new Discovery such as new body-on-frame and extensive use of aluminum. No worries, Discovery will remain rugged vehicle with great off-road capability. This 3-row/7-passenger SUV is lighter as a result and even a diesel engine is now an option.
The new navigation screen and some safety amenities become a standard on all models and some higher trims received a new Head-Up Display. Comparing new Discovery to its rivals like Acura MDX and Audi Q7 the price is similar, however, Discovery’s advantage is off-roading.
2019 Land Rover Discovery comes with a plenty of high-tech gadgets
The exterior of an all-new 2019 Land Rover Discovery can be compared with some classic company’s SUVs. The overall design is rounder and softer and the shape is different. However, Discovery still looks tough with 11 inches of ground clearance. As a result, the newest Discovery can go through the water that is three feet deep. The asymmetrical tailgate is replaced with more standard power tailgate.
On top of that, the new 2019 Land Rover Discovery will feature another hidden inner tailgate that can hold almost 600 pounds. Also, the Land Rover’s SUV comes with plenty of high-tech gadgets, and one of them is a waterproof Activity Key wristband. With this wristband, the customer can access the power tailgate and even setup power folding seats via smartphone.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Interior and Cargo Space
All 2019 Land Rover Discovery models are offering seven-seat layout with three rows, except HSE models that offer a seat for five. Unlike its rivals and 3-row midsize SUVs generally, Discovery offers more than a generous room at the back, even for adults. The driver’s seat is more than enjoyable, view out is good and armrests on the sides of the front seats is an innovation that will everyone like.
Behind the third-row cargo space could’ve been better and if you want more space you’ll have to fold both second and third row. If you do that, you will get 83 cubic feet of space.
This attractive SUV will be available with three trims: SE, HSE and HSE Luxury. The base one SE will offer many features in the standard trim. Dual-zone climate control, navigation, panoramic roof, leather seats with 12-way configuration for the front seats, parking sensors and a hands-free power tailgate are some of them.
Furthermore, for the infotainment system in this SUV there will be charged with the great system with 250-watt and ten speakers, also dont forget beautifully colored 10-inch touchscreen with plenty of USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity. The base model SE and HSE will come with 5-passenger seating, while the 7-passenger/3 row configuration is optional.
The recommended by the experts trim is 2019 Land Rover Discovery HSE. This trim will come with better climate control with tri-zone, the much more powerful audio system with 380-watt. However, the last one trim is HSE Luxury, this trim comes standard with seven seats and 16-ways front seats config. Also, included in this trim is mighty 825-watt Meridian, heated front and rear seats, surround camera system, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist and locking rear differential that makes this SUV a serious off-roader.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Engine Detail and Fuel Economy
Two V6 powertrains are available for the upcoming 2019 Land Rover Discovery. The standard engine is a potent 3.0-liter supercharged V6. It is capable of producing 340 HP and 332 lb-ft of torque. The second option is a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. We must add that this engine is a first diesel ever seen in the Range Rover.
This unit returns 254 HP and 443 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, both engines will come with an 8-speed transmission. As for the fuel economy, the first one engine supercharged V6 will have in city/highway around 16/21 mpg. However, the other one turbocharged diesel V6 will give 21/26 mpg.
Both powertrains are available with a four-wheel drive system and with a 8-speed transmission. Gasoline models can tow up to impressive 8,200 pounds while diesel models are rated at 7,700 pounds. On top of that, idle start/stop system is also available.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Price and Release Date
We could say that the Land Rover managed to fulfill its goals. The 2019 Land Rover Discovery can beat all types of terrains and do that is a lot more enjoyable than before. Dual personality is perhaps the best description of new Discovery. It is luxurious and comfortable from the inside and agile and rugged from the outside. If you opt for a Discovery, you’ll have to pay around $54,000.
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery HSE model will cost $60,000 while HSE Luxury starts at $65,500. The newest Land Rover’s mid-size SUV will go on sale before the end of the year.
2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX model will be offered only in the Australian market
Like the highlights models Range Rover Sport SVR and the Range Rover SVAutobiography, the company is preparing to release one more special model called 2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX. This model is wild off-roader that is first time presented to the public in Frankfurt motor show. However, the company official said that this model will be only available for the Australian market.
The new 2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX features attractive and unique front and rear bumper, beautifully rush orange eyes and tectonic grey matte exterior color. The interior of this model is unique with a great color combination Lunar and Light Oyster with Rush Orange accents. All seats of the SUV will get logo SVX.
Under the hood, this model posses mighty 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine. It makes 386kW of power and 625Nm of torque or 518 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque. Like the standard model, this one comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and twin-speed transfer box.
However, if we compared it with the standard model, the SVX model is much more improved for the off-road with its higher ride height and better four-corner air suspension system. Sadly, at this moment there is no information how quick this SUV is, but with this engine and specs, we expect great numbers. Furthermore, expect this model to arrive in the third quarter of this year. The pricing has not yet been confirmed.