Compare the 2023 Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport

Compare the2023 Land Rover Discovery
vs. Discovery Sport

2023 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport driving down roads in daytime.

When it comes to combining luxury and performance, Land Rover is the obvious choice. Land Rover SUVs are just as ready to take on off-road trails as they are city streets, and provide a host of comforts and amenities for you to enjoy throughout the journey. This is equally true of both the 2023 Land Rover Discovery and new Discovery Sport

But what's different between the Discovery Sport vs. Discovery? Check out our Land Rover SUV comparison below to find the answer, then head to our Land Rover dealership near Scottdale to take a test-drive and experience the differences for yourself!

Exterior side shots of 2023 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport.

What Is the Difference Between the Discovery & Discovery Sport?

The 2023 Land Rover Discovery is larger and more powerful than the Discovery Sport. While both models are powered by a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, the Discovery powertrain offers 296 horsepower. The Discovery Sport engine, in contrast, delivers 246 horsepower. The max Discovery towing capacity is also superior, though both SUVs are capable of hauling a small trailer.

The 2023 Discovery Sport gains a leg up for value -- the new Discovery Sport price is lower than the Discovery cost, making it a great option for those seeking a stylish crossover.

2023 Land Rover Discovery

  • Standard Engine: 2.0-liter P300 4-cylinder
  • Standard Horsepower: 296
  • Standard Torque (lb-ft): 295
  • Max Towing Capacity (lbs.): 8,200
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 7 adults
  • Cargo Space (cu. ft.): 74.3

2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport

  • Standard Engine: 2.0-liter P250 4-cylinder
  • Standard Horsepower: 249
  • Standard Torque (lb-ft): 269
  • Max Towing Capacity (lbs.): 4,409
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 5 adults & 2 children
  • Cargo Space (cu. ft.): 60.0

Is the Discovery Sport Bigger than the Discovery?

No -- the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport is not bigger than the Discovery. While the 2023 Discovery interior can comfortably seat up to seven adults, the new Discovery Sport offers a unique 5+2 seating configuration that accommodates up to five adults and two children. There are two small seats in the rear of the Discovery Sport that are designed for younger occupants. Once the little ones are grown, these seats can be easily flipped down so that you can take advantage of more Land Rover Discovery Sport cargo space.

2023 Land Rover Discovery parked in front of house with family getting in.

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