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    Land Rover Defender vs Land Rover Discovery

    CarWale brings you comparison of Land Rover Defender and Land Rover Discovery. The Land Rover Defender price is ₹ 76.57 Lakh and Land Rover Discovery price is ₹ 75.59 Lakh. The Land Rover Defender is available in 1997 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Land Rover Discovery is available in 1997 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Defender provides the mileage of 8.7 kmpl and Discovery provides the mileage of 12.05 kmpl.

    Defender vs Discovery Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsDefender Discovery
    Price₹ 76.57 Lakh₹ 75.59 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1997 cc1997 cc
    Power296 bhp296 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Land Rover Defender
    ₹ 76.57 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Land Rover Discovery
    ₹ 75.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • Expert's Take
    • COLOURS
    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • Expert's Take
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1997 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1997 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type2.0L Turbocharged I42.0L Si4 Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)296 bhp @ 5500 rpm296 bhp @ 5500 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1500 rpm400 Nm @ 1500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)8.712.05
      Driving Range (Km)7701084.5
      Drivetrain4WD / AWD4WD / AWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)45834988
      Width (mm)21052073
      Height (mm)19741909
      Wheelbase (mm)25872923
      Ground Clearance (mm)225215
      Kerb Weight (kg)20652161
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)35
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)297986
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)88.590
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone with Coil SpringsFully Independent, Double Wishbones with Coil Springs
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with Coil SpringsFully Independent, Multi-link with Coil Springs
      Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.656.2
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSteelAlloy
      Front TyresR18235 / 65 R19
      Rear Tyres235 / 65 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveFull-timeFull-time
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Hill Descent Control
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockElectronicElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemoteRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Climate Control)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACBlower, Vents On Roof and Pillars, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal Only
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentManual Tilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver ArmrestOptional
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsSingle ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursEbonyEbony
      Rear ArmrestOptional
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing WipersOptional
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofOptionalOptional
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLED
      Ambient Interior LightingFootwell Lamps
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsOptional,LEDOptional,Halogen
      HeadlightsLEDHalogen
      Automatic Head LampsOptional
      Follow me home headlampsOptional
      Tail LightsLEDHalogen
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsOptional
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)33
      Warranty (Kilometres)100000100000

    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • Iconic Off-Roader with world-renowned capabilities
    • Comes with modern hardware, features and customisation
    • Not as expensive as we expected it to be
    • Space and comfort
    • Off-road ability
    • Great ride quality
    Could be Better
    • Not the easiest car to manoeuvre in city
    • Even though it’s not utilitarian, the cabin is noisy
    • Ergonomics could have been better
    • Odd exterior design
    • Too heavy
    • Third-row not as good as old car

    Colours

    Pangea Green Metallic
    Portofino Blue Metallic
    Santorini Black Metallic
    Byron Blue Metallic
    Tasman Blue Metallic
    Silicon Silver Metallic
    Gondwana Stone Metallic
    Santorini Black Metallic
    Eiger Grey Metallic
    Carpathian Grey Metallic
    Fuji White
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    Namib Orange Metallic
    Charente Grey Metallic
    Eiger Grey Metallic
    Lantau Bronze Metallic
    Yulong White Metallic
    Hakuba Silver Metallic
    Fuji White
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    Defender Vs Discovery Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Land Rover Defender and Land Rover Discovery?

    Land Rover Defender is priced at ₹ 76.57 Lakh, whereas Land Rover Discovery is priced at ₹ 75.59 Lakh. Hence Land Rover Discovery is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Defender vs Discovery, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Land Rover Defender and Land Rover Discovery?

    Pros of Defender are:

    • Iconic Off-Roader with world-renowned capabilities
    • Comes with modern hardware, features and customisation
    • Not as expensive as we expected it to be

    Pros of Discovery are:

    • Space and comfort
    • Off-road ability
    • Great ride quality

    Cons of Defender are:

    • Not the easiest car to manoeuvre in city
    • Even though it’s not utilitarian, the cabin is noisy
    • Ergonomics could have been better

    Cons of Discovery are:

    • Odd exterior design
    • Too heavy
    • Third-row not as good as old car

    Q: Which car between Defender and Discovery is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 90 P300 version, mileage of Defender is 8.7 kmpl, whereas for the 2.0 S Petrol version, mileage of Discovery is 12.05 kmpl. Thus making Discovery the more fuel efficient as compared to Defender.

    Q: How is the performance of Defender compared to Discovery?

    For the 90 P300 version, 1997 cc Petrol engine of Defender produces 296 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1500 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 2.0 S Petrol version, 1997 cc Petrol engine of Discovery produces 296 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1500 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare Defender and Discovery, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare Defender and Discovery comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.