Comparison - Volkswagen T-Roc R 2019 - vs - Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid 2020

General

The new Volkswagen T-Roc - TV commercial
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc SUV - Full Review
VW T-Roc R FULL REVIEW 300 hp - Autogefühl
Volkswagen T-Roc 2020 Review: Australian launch | CarAdvice
New Land Rover Discovery Sport R-Dynamic FULL REVIEW 2020 all-new or Facelift? Autogefühl
Is the 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport an AFFORDABLE luxury off road SUV?
Land Rover Discovery Sport – AutoWeek Review
2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Long-term Review
Land Rover Discovery Sport – AutoWeek Review
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport first drive review
2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport [Review] - The Euro Car Show
Land Rover Discovery Sport SE SD4 - Offroad at Hennops BizNews Motoring
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Average Price: 
£
38,450
Updated: 
16 Sep 2019
$
52,800
Updated: 
25 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
9-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.80gals
17.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Urano Grey
#4C4E4D
Flash red
#A73B32
Pure white
#EBEBEB
Dark Oak
#3E3022
Energetic Orange
#9C6041
Atlantic Blue
#2D3A5C
Indium Grey
#4A4D4D
Turmeric Yellow
#C09B40
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 T-Roc may be among the most significant of many new Volkswagen models, even if it won’t be sold in the United States in the foreseeable future. It’s a new crossover that is roughly the same size as the Golf and is based on the same MQB architecture. For now, at least, the Golf will remain the mainstay of the brand’s lineup, but those within the company who are concerned with sales-growth rates are far more interested in the crossover-SUV segment nearly everywhere on the globe.

Pros
Golf-like driving dynamics,
decent packaging,
adventurous design (for VW).

Cons
Only average interior quality,
firm ride,
we likely won’t get it.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The T-Roc is a small family car that blends the high driving position and big boot of an SUV with the economical engines from a conventional small car. It is quite expensive, however…

Pros
More comfortable than alternatives
Well equipped as standard
Decent range of engines

Cons
Cheap-feeling interior plastics
Alternatives are cheaper
Back seats could be more spacious

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Volkswagen T-Roc looks good, drives well and offers plenty of space, but it's pricey and some rivals have a nicer interior.

Pros
Easy to personalise
Good to drive
Stylish

Cons
Expensive
Interior quality issues
Rivals offer better value

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

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 Info: 
Combined ltr/100km, Min / 8.8-- Combined ltr/100km, Max./ 8.7
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
295ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
295ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
296hp
at 5 000rpm
286hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
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: 
yes
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
More in Convenience: 
Load-through provision with cup holder when folded down
Interior ambient lighting and surround lighting
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
Progressive steering
Parking sensors, front and rear
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: 
166.60in
181.00in
Width: 
71.60in
75.00in
Height: 
61.90in
68.00in
Ground Clearance: 
6.30in
8.30in
Front Track: 
60.50in
Rear Track: 
60.30in
64.30in
Wheel Base: 
102.10in
107.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
39.50
Front Leg Room: 
39.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
51.90in
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
38.60
38.70
Rear leg room: 
38.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.00in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
4409lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.70cu.ft
32.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
3130.00lbs
4145.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
no
no
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Tool kit and jack

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
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 driver seat
Front seats with height adjustment
Front Center armrest
Lumbar support in front seats
Carpet mats, front and rear
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
Folding center armrest
Heated Second Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front
Rear Suspension: 
multi-link rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Illuminated vanity mirrors in sun visors
Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards, approx. 65% tinted
Automatic dimming interior rear-view mirror
Electric windows, front and rear
Heated rear window
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: 
Digital radio reception (DAB)
6 speakers, front and rear
Composition media system
2 USB connection ports
Car-Net App-Connect & VW Media
eCall Emergency call service
12V socket in centre console
Navigation
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
More in Glass and Roof: 
Darkened LED rear tail lights
Rain sensor
Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe
Shock absorption in front
Rear shock absorption
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
20 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Steel space and weight saving spare wheel
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Null Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
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: 
Disk brakes in front, with integrated backing plate
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Disk brakes in rear
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
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: 
Height-adjustable front three-point seat belts with tensioners
Driver's and front passenger's safety-optimised head restraints
Tyre pressure loss indicator
Warning sound and light for front seat belts if unfastened
Lane assist
Hill start assist/hill descent control
3 rear three-point seat belts
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: 
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: 
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: 
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: 
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