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Land Rover Discovery

(2017 - present)

The Land Rover Discovery is a large seven-seat SUV. The current version was launched in the UK in early 2017 and is branded as the fifth-generation model, although it is really the third major iteration in the Discovery’s 30-year history.

The latest Discovery is also no longer built in the UK, as production shifted to Slovakia in 2018.

The Land Rover Discovery has received a broad range of scores from the UK motoring media, ranging from below average to outstanding. The net result of these diverse opinions is that, as of April 2020, the Discovery is currently ranked as the join best-in-class alongside the Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7.

The Discovery has received particular praise for its combination of on- and off-road ability, as well as its interior comfort and practicality. However, it has been criticised for its polarising rear styling, reliability issues and expensive price tag compared to rivals.

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Body style: Large SUV
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £47,715 on-road

Launched: Winter 2016/17
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert

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Auto Express

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Autocar

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Car

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Carbuyer

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Carwow

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Company Car Today

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Daily Mail

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Evo

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Green Car Guide

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Honest John

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Parkers

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The Sun

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The Sunday Times

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The Telegraph

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Top Gear

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What Car?

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Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: March 2017

90%

ADULT OCCUPANT

80%

CHILD OCCUPANT

75%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

73%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Land Rover Discovery has not yet been lab-tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Land Rover Discovery has received

2020

  • WhatCar? Awards – Best Luxury SUV under £60K

2018

  • News UK Motoring Awards – Dog-Friendly Car of the Year

2017

  • Scottish Car of the Year
  • Auto Express Awards – Car of the Year
  • Tow Car Awards – Tow Car of the Year

2016

  • Tow Car Awards – Best Tow Car, 1,900kg + category

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