The Discovery brand has been a very popular as well as iconic car brand for Land Rover. Everything about is extremely impressive, and customers love it. This is the reason as to why Land Rover has finally decided to bring in their Discovery model – the 2016 Land Rover Discovery. It is no doubt that this move is a bold one to make, since the previous 2015 model has performed extraordinarily well in the worldwide market.
However, this company’s automobile designers and developers agree on the fact that this 2016 model will be even better than its predecessor in terms of engine development as well as design features. Now let’s take a look at the engine options that are up for this model.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Exterior and Interior
In this latest model, the company is trying to undergo a redesign phase in terms of its interior as well as exterior features. The concept being used is the famous DC-100, which is equally sophisticated and powerful for a crossover SUV. Most importantly, this new design will allow conventional Land Rover Discovery to be much more aggressive in terms of design as well as features. To start with exterior features, this 2016 Land Rover Discovery will have a redesigned bumper style, along with a new grille. In addition to that, its fog lights and head lights will be modified as well – with a futuristic and sophisticated look.
Interior decor is equally riveting with respect to its exterior features. The dashboard configuration has changed as well as most of its infotainment modules. Top quality leather upholstery has been provided, with an improved aerodynamic chassis for better stability as well as improved handling. Ample space for cargo is also found in the interior cabin design, so as to accommodate extra luggage and comfortable passenger seats.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Powertrain
There have been a lot of speculations about the probable engine options included in 2016 Discovery. However, the official statement has mentioned about only one engine choice. According to those sources, this model is going to have a 2.0 LITER Turbo charged inline 4 cylinder engines, with a direct injection configuration for better fuel economy and driving ease. This engine spec can successfully generate around 240 HP of max power, along with 251 lbs. feet of max torque.
Apart from the primary engine choice, this 2016 Land Rover Discovery will be equipped with a 9 speed automatic transmission module, as well as an all-wheel drive train spec.
Owing to a very good engine configuration, experts tell that this 2016 Discovery model will be great in terms of fuel consumption. According to recent reports, its EPA ratings stands at 21 MPG for city drive and 30 MPG for highway drive – which is great for any crossover SUV in its range. This model can attain a top speed of 117 MPH – with an acceleration of 0 – 60 MPH in just 8.4 seconds.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Price and Release Date
Since this model will be available in multiple trims, it is hard to estimate a price. However, sources report that this base 2016 Land Rover Discovery model might go for $38000. Further information will be available after production ends.