The 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 is a full-size SUV which will definitely provide a powerful, stylish and a highly technical vehicle representing impressive value for money within the current SUV market. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 has maintained its lineage of being a robust and sturdy vehicle, and still making itself appealing to its target family segment. It will also be endowed with impeccable interior and exterior designs, powerful drivetrain, impressive off-road driving experience and better fuel economy. However, much competition is expected from Lexus RX 350, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz M and Volvo XC90.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Exterior and Interior Design
The new 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 exterior design is derived from Range Rover with powerful aesthetic, making it a family level sports utility vehicle. Some of the notable exterior features include the iconic logo placed at the front of a jet black grille with the headlight cluster equipped with LED technology. The headlights will join LED running lights with laser diodes to increase its scope of illumination to 984 feet. The pair of headlights will make use of about 10 times less space than would standard LED headlights. Other features will include a chrome grille, LED tail lights, and good quality bumpers to protect the car’s front from exterior damage. It will also feature a panoramic roof accompanied with a smooth and fluid design. The new 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 will have an all-aluminum chassis like the Range Rover to help cut weight, improve both on and off-road performance and to improve fuel economy. It has an impressive 10.1 inches of ground clearance and will be offered in a variety of colour schemes depending on customers’ preference.
The interior of 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 will have an aura of modern styling with high-tech features. The interior material will be of wood veneer, aluminium and leather cabin. The cabin of Land Rover Discovery 5 2017 will definitely ensure increased leg room for the passengers and will surely be offered in two trims with the first being the three-line seat option and the second one being the two column seat choice. It will be well furnished with quality leather seats and will have improved reduction of air resistance on the highway. The cabin will have a better infotainment system which comes with a large 8-inch touch-screen console interface. Other features available include Bluetooth connectivity, a touch display technology for audio access, adjusting interior lighting effects, a navigation system, new Vision Technology offering a superb and threatening appearance, a self-destruction doorways and double zone cooling design. Some of the integrated safety features will include auto parking assist, roll stability control, electric power steering, dynamic stability control, engine torque regulation, traction control system, emergency brake assist and anti-lock braking system.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Engine Specs and Performance
Under the hood, the new 2017 Discovery 5 will be powered by 2 gas and 2 diesel variants which include a 3.0 liters V6, 5.0 liters V8, 2.7 liters V6, or a 3.0 liters V6. The base model will receive the 2.0-litre engine with an output of 240 horsepower at 5800 rpm and 251 lb-ft of torque at 1750 rpm. It will have the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in a superb 7.5 seconds with a top speed of 124 mph. All the engine options will be connected to a 6-speed or an 8-speed automatic transmission with the option of switching over to Manual. Its fuel economy rating is 20/26 mpg in the city/highway which is extremely good for an SUV. The different model variants will definitely boost the speed and fuel economy to give a smooth ride.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 is expected at the end of 2016 or early 2017, although the Land Rover automaker has still not announced its release date. The price is expected to range from $38,000 to $42,000 depending on the variant model.