Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian take the new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport to the land of fire and ice in the latest His Turn-Her Turn™ car review. Watch footage of this extreme test drive through the tundras, volcanoes and icy waters of Iceland!
2015 Land Rover – Discovery Sport : Above and Beyond
Most capable and versatile CUV
Flexible 5+2 seating – 3rd row seating -stadium style seating
Dynamic on-road capability
USB in every row
Steel body with aluminum panels
Magnesium steel cross beam
Class leading cabin space – sliding 2nd row
31.5 cubic feet of storage with 2nd row up
All folded- 60 cubic feet
Electronically folding rear seats
Push-button folding seats
0-60 in 7.8 seconds
2.0L turbo engine – diesel engine coming soon
9-speed automatic transmission
New-style touch screen with smart phone technologies
Swipes, drags and navigation
Electronic driver’s aids, hill decent, pitch sensors for a more stable ride. Terrain response for road, grass, gravel, sand and snow -adjustable with a dial.
Car is neutral and predictable. A firmly planted CUV, especially on snow covered roads.
Improved braking and cornering ability. Monitors the vehicle at 100 times per second.
On wet roads, stays with the driver’s intended path.
Capable on and off road. Including through deep water, which can be slippery and dangerous. Water depth up to 600 millimeters (about 2 feet).
Self park functions
Roll stability control
Reverse traffic detection
Price: starts at $37,995; bringing Land Rover into a more affordable price segment.
Available this spring
Why test drive the new Land Rover in Iceland, the land of fire and ice? To demonstrate that it’s more than a pretty CUV, it is capable and up for a challenge.
People are voting with their wallets – U.S. sales are up 3% and JD Power results show Land Rover products near the top in customer satisfaction.
Watch our other His Turn-Her Turn™ reviews:
2015 Chrysler 300
2015 Ram ProMaster
2015 Ford Mustang
2015 Ford F150 Aluminum
2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat
2015 Nissan Murano
2016 KIA Sorento
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