The 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport is Built for Top Performance

June 9th, 2016 by

2016 Land Rover Discovery SportThe 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport performance specs demonstrate that this midsized SUV delivers a lot more than just advanced features and upper echelon levels of luxury. If you want to drive authoritatively down any road while confidently traversing off-road terrain through inclement weather, this model is equipped to perform. After exploring the specs in detail, visit Land Rover Fort Meyers to test out all that this vehicle is capable of.


All trims of the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport run on a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that produces 240 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. With those levels of power, drivers can shoot from zero to 60 mph in only 7.7 seconds and tow up to 4409. Adding to the list of impressive numbers, the SUV has fuel-efficiency ratings as high as 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.


The engine is paired with a refined nine-speed automatic transmission. That transmission sends power to all four wheels. It is rare to find that many gearing options in an SUV, and most only make 4WD an option if drivers elect to pay more. This vehicle may have a limited number of powertrain options, but the ones that come standard are undeniably the best available.

Off Road

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is adept in any environment thanks to the automaker’s innovative driver-controlled Terrain Response system. The driver can select settings for general, grass/gravel/snow, mud/ruts, or sand that then automatically adjust the throttle response, handling, stability and traction control, gear response, and center differential engagement to accommodate the specific conditions. Further upgrading performance are features like adaptive Xenon headlights, 19 and 20-inch wheels, and advanced safety features that help drivers avoid common causes of accidents.

Feel the Power at Land Rover Fort Myers

If you don’t want to be limited by the pavement this anywhere, anytime SUV is a great option. Visit Land Rover Fort Meyers at 15875 S Tamiami Trail #100, Fort Myers, FL to take your turn behind the wheel. If you have more detailed questions about performance or capabilities, feel free to contact us.