Are you on the hunt for a luxurious and off-road capable SUV? The 2020 Land Rover Discovery is a superb choice, with its wide array of luxurious amenities, a plethora of off-road features for heading off the beaten path, a bold and aggressive design, powerful engine options, and many state-of-the-art technologies. In this 2020 Land Rover Discovery vs 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser comparison, we show how the new Land Rover Discovery outshines the luxury SUV competition.
On the performance front, the Discovery offers the available 3.0-liter Td6 Diesel engine, which generates a torque output of 443 lb-ft. The torque output of the 5.7-liter V8 engine in the Land Cruiser is just 401 lb-ft for torque. While both SUVs have a traction-enhancing four-wheel drive system, the Discovery is more suitable for off-road use, with a minimum ground clearance of 11.1”, compared to only 8.9” for the Land Cruiser. Also, the Discovery offers larger wheels with the standard 19” and available 22” wheels, compared to the standard 18” wheels for the Land Cruiser.
|2020 Land Rover Discovery||VS||2020 Toyota Land Cruiser|
|443 lb-ft||Maximum Torque||401 lb-ft|
|21 city/26 hwy mpg||Fuel Economy||13 city/17 hwy mpg|
|11.1”||Minimum Ground Clearance||8.9”|
|88.3 cu-ft||Maximum Cargo Capacity||82.8 cu-ft|
The Discovery is the more efficient choice, with an estimated fuel economy of up to 21 city/26 mpg, compared to 13 city/17 hwy mpg. Unlike the Land Cruiser, the Discovery has a start/stop system, which improves efficiency by temporarily shutting off the engine when the vehicle is idling.
Do you need a lot of storage space for your adventures? The Discovery has the advantage on this front, with a maximum cargo capacity of 88.3 cu-ft, compared to 82.8 cu-ft for the Discovery. Also, unlike Land Cruiser, the Discover offers an available hands-free liftgate that can be opened by moving your foot under the rear bumper.
Feel free to get in touch with us at Land Rover Redwood City for more information about the Land Rover Discovery!