The discovery sport was built in 2015 but introduced for the year 2016 with some necessary upgrades. The company has made a try to build this car based on the concept of a midsize crossover vehicle. The main purpose to build such a crossover is to make it fuel efficient vehicle and improve its overall balancing on patchy tracks. The Land Rover Discovery Sport 2016 feeds best fun and performance for all off road ventures and is equally good for city road conditions as well.
Trim levels of Discovery Sport 2016
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport is a compact crossover SUV that further has three different trim levels. All versions come standard with five-person seating.
- HSE Lux
The Base Model
The base model has 18-inch wheels. The model possesses heated mirrors, automatic wipers, automatic headlights, a rearview camera, dual-zone climate control, an eight-way adjustable driver seat, partial leather upholstery cruise control, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel that is leather-covered, keyless ignition, audio and Bluetooth connectivity and a 10-speaker audio system. There is an offer of Vision Assist package that includes xenon headlights and fog lamps. Navigational system and Wi-Fi pre-wiring are also available. There is another Black Design package that offers 18-inch wheels with shiny black roof and exterior trim.
The HSE Version
The HSE version gets everything that SE has. A panoramic rooftop, upgraded exterior trim, leather upholstery and 10-way adjustable front seat is offered in this midrange version. In HSE, there is Driver Plus package that offers the navigational system with traffic sign identification and a lane departure alert. Black Design package is offered in the HSE too in which 18 or 19-inch wheels are available.
The HSE Lux
The most premium model is HSE Lux. This car stands on 19-inch wheels with amazing exterior trim. In Black Design package, 20-inch wheels are available and all other exclusive features that other trim levels have.
Performance of the engine and Powertrains
A turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine delivers the 240 horsepower and a torque of 250 pound-feet. This power is sent to the four wheels through a nine-speed transmission. The vehicle is able to hit the speed of 60 miles per hour in 7.7 seconds.
High-quality material has been used inside the cabin to give a decent look to the interior. There is 5-inch touch screen fitted between speedometer and tachometer. This screen displays the variety of information that helps the driver to understand the operation of features in an easy way. An 8-inch touch screen in the middle of the dashboard adds grace to the interior. The second-row has legroom which creates the comfort level.
Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control and airbags ensure the safety of the passengers in all ways. A driver knee airbag and curtain airbag protects the driver’s head and abdomen during any unwanted incident. Parking sensors and a rearview camera have been equipped for ultimate safety.
The starting price of the Discovery Sport 2016 is $ 37, 455.