Comparison - BMW X3 M 2020 - vs - Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid 2020

General

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2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Long-term Review
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport SE review | CarAdvice
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Average Price: 
$
76,900
Updated: 
01 Sep 2019
$
52,800
Updated: 
25 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
17.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Toronto Red Metallic
#BE1011
Sunstone Metaliic
#C6C0B2
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Black Sapphire Metallic
#252627
Donington Grey Metallic
#9D9C98
Color: 
Narvik Black
#1D1D1D
Yulong White Metallic
#D2D4D8
Fuji White
#FAFAFA
Portofino Blue Metallic
#414E69
Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
#3C3E44
Byron Blue Metallic
#989BA9
Eiger Grey Metallic
#D0D9E6
Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
#9F9E9C
Namib Orange Premium Metallic
#A24928
Firenze Red Metallic
#C11927
Indus Silver Metallic
#A6A6A6
Santorini Black Metallic
#12140F

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 BMW X3 M comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Turbocharged six-cylinder engine produces 473 horsepower or 503 in Competition model.All-wheel-drive system sourced from the BMW M5.Updated suspension components and chassis reinforcement.

Pros
Accelerates faster than many sports cars
Grip and handling are excellent
Still as practical as a standard X3

Cons
Excessively stiff ride, even in the softest setting
Exhaust can drone at highway speeds

By: 
edmunds.com

BMW's heroic performance SUV lineup now has a compact offering in the form of the X3 M and the X3 M Competition. Honestly, we're surprised it took this long for the masters at the M performance division to swap out the X3's already sporty suspension with even sportier gear and drop in a more powerful engine.

By: 
caranddriver.com

BMW's X3 M Competition promises to blend urban family friendliness with spirited road and track performance. But we threw that out the window and instead went rallying in the Outback.

Pros
Impressive surrogate rally car chops
Great chassis on clay
Proper M-spec running gear
Bloody quick on dirt

Cons
Cleaning out the bulldust afterwards

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed automatic.Revised exterior styling, a new base trim and an optional mild hybrid engine.Improved interior materials and additional tech features.

Pros
Above-average off-road and all-weather capabilities
Available third-row seating
Plenty of passenger and cargo space
Quiet and smooth ride

Cons
Seats may be too big for smaller drivers
The more powerful engine upgrade is only offered on the top trim

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport is a super-competent seven-seater in a hotly contested luxury medium-SUV segment. It’s technically an update to the model that came out in 2015, one which this author actually bought and owned for some time.

Pros
Seven seats,
super versatile and practical,
Range Rover-like interior,
great packaging,
much better looking than before

Cons
Initial lag from drivetrain on take off,
still needs some options ticked,
no USB C

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Land Rover promises luxurious treatment and off-road capability, and the 2020 Discovery Sport brings these qualities to the masses. The downsized Discovery is the most affordable model to wear the Land Rover badge, but it still boasts myriad features as well as a refreshed design for 2020. The updated styling helps align the Sport with bigger and ritzier Rovers such as the Discovery and the Range Rover Velar.Every Discovery Sport is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes between 246 and 286 horsepower depending on the model. However, the more powerful engine utilizes a 48-volt hybrid system that aims to improve fuel economy and aid acceleration.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
442ft-lbs
at 2 600rpm
295ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
503hp
at 5 950rpm
286hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
41.40Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electric Power Steering
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.20in
181.00in
Width: 
74.70in
75.00in
Height: 
65.70in
68.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
8.30in
Front Track: 
63.90in
Rear Track: 
63.10in
64.30in
Wheel Base: 
112.80in
107.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.10
39.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
39.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
38.70
Rear leg room: 
36.40in
38.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4409lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
28.70cu.ft
32.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
4620.00lbs
4145.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Heated Second Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Heated Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
600 Watts Stereo Output
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
380 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 10.0 In.
20 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Null Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
M Driver's Package
Driving Assistance Plus Package
Executive Package
Premium Rear Seat Convenience Pack
Hot Climate Pack
Premium Interior Protection / Storage Pack
Park Package
21" Wheel Pack
Black Wheel Protection Pack
Smoker's Package
Black Pack
Basic Rear Seat Convenience Pack
Technology Pack
Basic Interior Protection / Storage Pack
Dynamic Handling Pack
Chrome Wheel Protection Pack
Cold Climate Pack
Exterior Options: 
M Carbon Exterior Package
14-Way Power Heated And Cooled Front Seats W/Memory And 2-Way Manual Headrests
14-Way Power Heated Massaging Front Seats W/Memory And 2-Way Manual Headrests
Heated Second Row Seats
14-Way Power Heated Front Seats W/Memory And 2-Way Manual Headrests
Car Care Kit
Suedecloth Steering Wheel
Premium Upgrade Interior Pack
14-Way Power Heated And Cooled Massaging Front Seats W/Memory And 2-Way Manual Headrests
Wireless Device Charging
Click And Go Integrated Base Unit
SiriusXM Satellite Radio & HD Radio
Meridian Surround Sound System - 825 Watt
Light Oyster Morzine Headliner
Interior Options: 
Front Ventilated Seats
M Seat Belts
Mobility Kit
Tow Hitch Receiver
20" 5 Split-Spoke Style 5076 Alloy Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
21" Full Size Spare Wheel
Headlamp Powerwash
No Badges
Fixed Side Step Pack
20" Full Size Spare Wheel
Front Fog Lamps
19" 10 Spoke Style 1039 Alloy Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
19" 10 Spoke Style 1039 Alloy Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" 5 Split-Spoke Style 5089 Gloss Dark Grey Alloy Wheels W/Contrast Diamond Turned Finish
Fixed Panoramic Roof
20" 5 Split-Spoke Style 5089 Alloy Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
21" 5 Spoke Style 5090 Gloss Dark Grey Alloy Wheels W/Contrast Diamond Turned Finish
19" Full Size Spare Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black/Black Merino w/Midrand Beige Contrast Stitching, premium leather Alcantara
#000000
Sakhir Orange/Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#CE4B36
Tartufo Extended Merino premium leather
#9D7866
Ivory White Extended Merino premium leather
#F1F2ED
Black Extended Merino premium leather
#000000
Merino w/Extended Contents Adelaide, premium leather
#585448
Color: 
Light Oyster/Ebony w/Light Oyster Stitching, premium leather
#FFFFFA
Ebony w/Mars Red Stitching, premium leather
#08090D
Light Oyster/Ebony w/Light Oyster Stitching, leatherette Sueded Microfibre
#FFFFFA
Ebony w/Mars Red Stitching, leatherette Sueded Microfibre
#08090D