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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. It 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

  • Land Rover Discovery 5 interior and dashboard | The Car Expert
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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

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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If you’re interested in the Land Rover Discovery, you may also like to consider these alternatives

Audi Q7 | BMW X5 | Jeep Grand Cherokee | Lexus RX L | Mercedes-Benz GLE | Mitsubishi Shogun | SsangYong Rexton | Toyota Land Cruiser | Volvo XC90

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