Discovery or Discovery Sport?

So, you're looking for a new SUV, and are trying to work through the plethora of options to find that perfect vehicle. You already know you want a Land Rover, but the question still remains: which Land Rover? Here at Land Rover Knoxville, we strive to create an easy, stress-free car-buying process and we do that by saving you time in your comparison work. So, here on this page, we compare the Land Rover Discovery and Land Rover Discovery Sport side by side.


Land Rover Knoxville

10215 Parkside Drive
Directions Knoxville, TN 37922

  • Sales: (865) 777-3000
  • Service: (865) 777-3000
  • Parts: (865) 777-3000


The first and most obvious difference when comparing vehicles, cost usually ends up being the deciding factor. Putting the base trim level of both models side by side, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport has a far lower MSRP. However, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery has a far higher true market value as well. But with that extra cost also comes more power and some more standard features.


When it comes to what's under the hood, the Land Rover Discovery tops the Discovery Sport by packing a 3.0-liter V6 engine. This bigger engine produces far more power, 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. It's filtered through a four-wheel drive system and an eight-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The Discovery also comes with larger tires.

Interior Features

Inside, both SUVs seat five people comfortably and offer the same standard and optional features in matters of both comfort and safety. Comfort and convenience-wise, both vehicle come with standard Roadside Assistance, as well as standard keyless ignition, Bluetooth, and parking assistance. Safety-wise, both vehicles come with standard traction control, stability control, airbag deployment notification, and Emergency Service. The few differences are that the Land Rover Discovery comes standard with leather-upholstered seats and SiriusXM Satelite Radio.

Show Only


38 Vehicles matching:
  • All Listings

Visit Our Knoxville Dealership Today to Find Your Perfect Land Rover

While you can learn all about the differences between these two Land Rover models, the only way to know which fits your lifestyle better is by stepping behind the wheel and experiencing it yourself. So, come to our dealership today for a test drive. We proudly sell new Land Rover vehicles to the drivers of Knoxville, as well as the drivers of Maryville; Farragut, TN; Oak Ridge, TN; and Seymour, TN.