5 Land Rover Cars With Great Fuel Economy

Introduction

The Land Rover has been producing high-end high technology vehicles. The Range Rover is Land Rover‘s style-focused compact SUV, and it also receives its luxury alongside its place brethren with a high-class taste. The Land Rover lineups are known for their durability, luxury, safety, reliability, and performance. 

The British automotive maker Jaguar and Land Rover put their first priority in full luxury, performance, and safety that is why their entire model’s lineup is rated high in safety.

In this review, we’ve listed the 5 Land Rover cars with great fuel economy alongside several high technology features.

Discovery Sport (SUV)

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The Discovery Sport is a 5/7 door compact luxury crossover SUV manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover since 2014. The car has been in production for 2 generations, with the 1st generation produced from 2014 and ending in 2019 and the 2nd generation commencing in 2019 to the present.

The 1st generation Discovery Sport is built on the JLR D8/LR-MS platform, customized for off-road applications, and is equipped with a range of 4 cylinder petrol and diesel engines. It is the 1st Discovery unveiled with a unibody structure.

The 2nd generation model is built on the modified version of the JLR D8/LR-MS platform, that’s JLR PTA platform, as used by the L551 version of Range Rover Evoque and the Jaguar E-Paces

The Discovery Sport includes extra changes to the platform in relationship with the Evoque, with a new compact back multi-link suspension design to permit the folding back seats. The discover Sport come fitted with MacPherson strut design suspension on the front and features aluminum upper control arms and steel lower.

The standard Discovery Sport comes in a 5-seat outline, with a 3-row 7-seat option also available. Other standard features are 8-way power-adjustable front seats and partial leather upholstery. Upper grades feature a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, heated rear seats, heated and ventilated seats. The driver and passenger cabin are both roomy enough for adults, but the 3rd row has limited space, tall and adults won’t be comfortable.

Standard features of the Discovery Sport include an infotainment system with an eight-inch touch screen, satellite radio, navigation, HD Radio, Bluetooth, a 10/11-speakers audio system, and 3 USB ports.

The 1st generation Discovery Sport comes fitted with 2.0L EcoBoost I4, 2.0L Ingenium I4 petrol engines, 2.2L Duratorq I4, and 2.0L Ingenium I4 diesel engines. A turbocharged 2.0L I4 petrol engine with 200 hp, or the turbocharged 2.0L I4 diesel engine with 164 hp. These engines transfer power to the wheels via a 6-speed manual, 8-speed automatic, or 9-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy depends on many aspects but the fuel consumption is around 13 Km/L to 23.8 Km/L.

Range Rover Evoque (SUV)

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Range Rover Evoque is a luxury subcompact and a series of subcompact luxury crossover SUVs produced and developed by Jaguar Land Rover, a British car manufacturer since 2011 and is still in production.

The original Evoque developed from the Land Rover LRX concept vehicle, which was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in January 2008. The 1st generation Evoque was manufactured from 2011 until 2018 in 3- and 5-door versions, with both 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive. The Range Rover Evoque has been in production in 2 generations with the 1st generation produced from 2011 and 2018, and the 2nd generation produces from 2018 to the present. 

The standard SE comes with standard features such as a USB port, a rearview camera, power-adjustable front seats, push-button start, the InControl Touch infotainment system with an 8-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, navigation, and front and rear parking sensors. The upper grades come with extra features such as a 10-speaker Meridian sound system, a 10-inch touch screen, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, a hands-free power liftgate, keyless entry, and a Wi-Fi hot spot, while the top of the range autobiography features 14-way power-adjustable front seats with a massage function, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, driver drowsiness monitoring, traffic sign recognition, HD Radio, a 16-speaker Meridian surround-sound system, satellite radio, and automatic emergency braking.

The 2nd generation Evoque is fitted with 1.5L AJ150 Turbocharger Ingenium I3 (P160), 2.0L AJ20P Supercharger Ingenium I4, 2.0L AJ20P MHEV Ingenium I4 (P200, P250, P300) petrol engines, 2.0L AJ20D Ingenium I4 (D150), 2.0L AJ20D MHEV Ingenium I4 (D150, D180: Turbocharger; D240: Twin Turbocharger) diesel engines, 1.5L AJ150 PHEV Ingenium I3 + 80 kW electric motors (P300e) with a 48V mild-hybrid 80 kW PHEV. A turbocharged 2.0L I4 engine with 237 hp is standard with a turbocharged 2.0L I4 engine that generates 286 hp as an option. These engines are mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission as standard. Range Rover Evoque has a fuel economy of 10.8 km/l and 10.6 km/l respectively.

Range Rover Velar (SUV)

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The Range Rover Velar is a luxury and crossover SUV manufactured by British automotive company Jaguar Land Rover. On 1 March 2017, the Velar was unveiled in London, England, and is the 4th model in the Range Rover line, The Velar was released in 2017. 

The Velar speaks in a new design language for Land Rover that is influenced by Land Rover‘s previous design that began with the Evoque and most recently was used in the Range Rover Sport. The new design language for the Range Rover Velar features smoother lines on the body and emphasizes on-road ability and sportiness, but more significant is the new interior design that starts with the Range Rover Velar, which will later use in other Range Rover lineup. The interior of the Velar features 3 touchscreens, which control most of the interior features of the Velar. The seating position is lower than any other Land Rover and the cockpit of the Velar is more driver-focused, as on-road performance and sportiness are top priorities

Standard features of the Velar include automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, DAB digital radio, dual-screen infotainment system, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, cruise control, rear parking sensors, and Bluetooth connectivity.

The Velar comes with several safety features including Electronic Traction Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, and Cruise Control with Speed Limiter.

The engine sizes available under the bonnet of Range Rover Velar are 2.0L Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium, 2.0L Ingenium P400e PHEV I4, 3.0L P400 turbo MHEV I6, 3.0L AJ126 Supercharged V6, 5.0L AJ133 supercharged V8 (petrol: Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition) petrol engines, 2.0L Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium, 2.0L Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium t/c MHEV, and 3.0L AJD V6 turbo-diesel engines

The Velar uses Jaguar Land Rover’s Ingenium line of 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines in addition to JLR’s 6-cylinder engines. All 4-cylinder engines are linked to a ZF (8HP45) 8-speed automatic transmission, while all 6-cylinder engines are linked with the ZF (8HP70) 8-speed automatic transmission.

According to EPA, the Velar has rated well in fuel economy and the Velar’s I6 engine as high as 8.5 Km/L in the city and 11.05 Km/L on the highway.

Range Rover Sport (SUV)

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The Range Rover Sport is a mid-size luxury SUV produced by the British manufacturer Land Rover, and later Jaguar Land Rover from 2005 to the present. The Range Rover Sport has been produced for 2 generations (the L320 and L494) with the production of the 2nd generation starting in 2013.

The Range Rover Sport comes equipped with standard features including HD Radio, navigation, 5 USB ports, Bluetooth, eight speakers, a Wi-Fi hot spot, satellite radio, and a Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with two 10-inch touch screens. Other features are the push-button start, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, a digital gauge cluster, 14-way power-adjustable front seats, a hands-free power liftgate, heated side mirrors, LED headlights, and 19-inch alloy wheels. 

Standard safety features include rain-sensing windshield wipers, forward collision warning with brake assist, a rearview camera, parking sensors, and lane departure warning.

The Range Rover Sport comes fitted with different engines sizes such as 4.2L Supercharged Jaguar AJ-V8, 4.4 L Jaguar AJ-V8, 5.0 L Jaguar AJ-V8, 5.0 L Supercharged Jaguar AJ-V8 petrol engine, 2.7L Ford Lion V6, 3.0L Ford Lion V6, and 3.6L Ford Lion V8 diesel engines. These engines are linked to 6-speed ZF automatic, 6-speed ZF HP28 automatic, or 8-speed automatic

The standard SE model comes fitted with a supercharged V6 petrol engine that generated 340 hp mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with electronic air suspension, and 4WD. A V6 turbocharged diesel engine that generates 254 hp is available as an option.

The fuel economy for these models is range between 6.3 Km/L to 10.5 Km/L

Range Rover (SUV)

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Range Rover is a 4×4 and compact luxury motor car manufactured by Land Rover, a sub-brand of Jaguar Land Rover, and a marque. Additional models have been unveiled under the Range Rover name, including the Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Velar, and Range Rover Sport.

The RR (Range Rover) comes equipped with standard features that include push-button start, a Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with navigation, two 10-inch touch screens, 13 speakers, USB ports, a digital gauge cluster,  HD Radio, LED headlights, satellite radio, Bluetooth, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a Wi-Fi hot spot, heated and 16-way power-adjustable front seats, heated side mirrors, a heated windshield, an adaptive air suspension, a hands-free power liftgate, and 19-inch alloy wheels. The HSE grade is equipped with extra features such as 20-way adjustable front seats, a panoramic sunroof, power soft-closing doors, a heated steering wheel, 20-inch wheels, and heated rear seats while the autobiography features crawl control, a 29-speaker stereo, a locking rear differential, fog lights, quad-zone automatic climate control, and massaging front seats that are both ventilated and heated.

Also, the RR comes with standard safety features including rain-sensing windshield wipers, parking sensors, a rearview camera, forward collision warning with brake assist, and lane departure warning, while high-end grade has extra features such as adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, parallel park assists, traffic sign recognition, 360-degree parking sensors, and a driver drowsiness monitor. 

The standard SE model comes fitted with a supercharged 3.0L I4 engine with 340 hp, with an optional 3.0L I4 turbocharged I6 diesel with 254 hp also available. 

The latest Range Rover comes fitted with a 3.0L turbo I6 MHEV (P360, P400), 4.4L twin-turbo V8 (P530) petrol engines, 3.0L twin-turbo I6 MHEV (D250, D300, D350) diesel engine, and 3.0L turbo I6 PHEV (P440e, P510e) PHEV. These engines are linked to ZF 8-speed automatic. The fuel economy for this model is around 12.8 Km/L 

Final Verdict

Land Rovers have been for many years and are great cars. In this article, we have briefly explained some of their famous lineups, and have arrived at this ending. All Land Rover models mentioned above are great cars that come with off-roading ability, state-of-the-art technologies, a great mix of luxury, reliability, and safety. Please visit BE FORWARD and choose your Land Rover model from our stoke list of Land Rover.

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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