Land Rover has launched the 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport in India. The model year update brings new features to the entry-level Land Rover SUV.
The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport adds Wi-Fi Hotspot and Pro Services in addition to the already available InControl Apps feature. The Wi-Fi Hotspot works using a customer sourced SIM and provides a 4G hotspot for up to eight devices. To enhance the vehicle’s infotainment capabilities, a number of additional services are included under ‘InControl - Pro Services’. Route Planner App, Commute Mode and Sharing ETA are among the key features of these services.
The Route Planner App is an application downloadable via the Apple Store and the Google Play Store. It provides navigation and syncs routes with the vehicle’s navigation system. Commute Mode feature learns a regular route and displays diversions if there are delays on this route. Sharing ETA feature lets one share updates with their contacts about the estimated time of arrival via SMS.
The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport is available only with a 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel engine, albeit in two versions. In the Pure, SE and HSE grades, this engine produces 110 kW (150 PS) and 382 Nm of torque. In the HSE Luxury grade, these figures increase to 132 kW (180 PS) and 430 Nm respectively. A 9-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system are standard. A petrol engine option is no longer available.
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The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport was available in Pure 5-seat diesel, SE 5-seat diesel, HSE 7-seat diesel, HSE Luxury 5-seat diesel and HSE 7-seat petrol configurations. The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport is available in Pure 5-seat diesel, SE 7-seat diesel, HSE 7-seat diesel and HSE Luxury 7-seat diesel configurations.
2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport - Prices*
- Discovery Pure 5-seat - INR 42.48 lakh (up by INR 48,000)
- Discovery SE 7-seat - INR 48.67 lakh
- Discovery HSE 7-seat - INR 52.31 lakh (up by INR 54,000)
- Discovery HSE Luxury 7-seat - INR 57.46 lakh