2022 Land Rover Defender vs. 2022 Land Rover Discovery

2022 Land Rover Defender vs. 2022 Land Rover Discovery

2022 Land Rover Defender 90

vs.

2022 Land Rover Discovery

$51,700* MSRP

Starting Price

$56,600* MSRP
Optional

Third Row Seating

Standard
39.0 inches

Front Legroom

39.1 inches
58.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

74.3 cubic feet
Up to 19 mpg combined**

Standard Fuel Economy

Up to 21 mpg combined***
7,716 pounds

Towing Capacity

6,613 pounds
2.0L P300 I4

Standard Engine

2.0L P300 I4


If you’re looking for a capable new luxury SUV in the Delray Beach area, we’ve got some options for you! The iconic Land Rover Defender and Discovery are both back for 2022, and while they both offer spacious cabins and powerhouse engines, there are some important distinctions between the two. If you’re wondering about the difference between the Land Rover Defender and Discovery, Land Rover Palm Beach has everything you need to know in the guide below. Read our 2022 Land Rover Defender vs. Discovery comparison, then head to our inventory to start picking out your next ride!

2022 Land Rover Defender vs. Discovery: Prices & Fuel Economy

If you’re purely after the most affordable ride, then the Land Rover Defender is the way to go with a lower starting price tag. The Defender also offers an impressive ten trim levels compared to the three configurations offered by the Discovery. However, the price range of the Defender ends on a much higher price tag–you’ll be paying around $112,000 for the top-level Defender trim, while you’ll only be paying $71,000 for the top-level Discovery trim. The Discovery also offers its own advantages, such as more cargo space and better gas mileage. Here’s what you need to know:

2022 Defender vs. Discovery: Starting Prices

  • New 2022 Land Rover Defender Price — $51,700 MSRP*
  • New 2022 Land Rover Discovery Price — $56,600 MSRP*

2022 Defender vs. Discovery: MPG

  • 2022 Land Rover Defender MPG — 19 mpg combined**
  • 2022 Land Rover Discovery MPG — 21 mpg combined***

2022 Land Rover Defender vs. Discovery: Interior Dimensions

The 2022 Land Rover Defender and Discovery are both spacious full-size SUVs, offering plenty of space for cargo and passengers alike. The Defender is a bit smaller, befitting its lower starting price, but it offers similar headroom and legroom for passengers when compared to the larger Discovery. Being a larger SUV, the Discovery offers more maximum cargo space inside the cabin. Here are the full interior dimensions:

2022 Land Rover Defender 90 Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom with Standard Roof — 40.6 / 38.6 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom — 39 / 36.6 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Space — 58.3 cubic feet

2022 Land Rover Discovery Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom with Standard Roof — 39.4 / 39.0 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom — 39.1 / 37.4 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Space — 74.3 cubic feet

2022 Land Rover Defender vs. Discovery: Engine Specs

No matter whether you end up choosing the 2022 Land Rover Defender or Discovery, you’ll be getting powerful engine performance behind the wheel. Whether you’re making your daily Boca Raton commute or taking the family on an extended road trip, either SUV is more than up to the challenge. The Defender pulls ahead when it comes to engine power and towing capacity, but the Discovery more than compensates with its larger frame and cabin. Check out the performance specifications for both SUV models:

2022 Land Rover Defender Engine Specs

  • Towing Capacity7,716 pounds
  • Standard Engine — 2.0L P300 I4
  • 395 hp, 406 lb-ft of torque

2022 Land Rover Discovery Engine Specs

  • Towing Capacity — 6,613 pounds
  • Standard Engine — 2.0L P300 I4
  • 355 hp, 369 lb-ft of torque
Compare Land Rover Discovery vs. Discovery Sport

Find Your Next Luxury SUV with Land Rover Palm Beach

Now that we’ve discussed the difference between the 2022 Land Rover Defender and Discovery on paper, you might want to see how each model compares on the road. Contact Land Rover Palm Beach or stop by the dealership to set up a test drive of an available model around Wellington. You can also reach out with any questions, or for more information about our lineup of Land Rover vehicles. And if you’ve made your choice in our Defender/Discovery comparison and want to start the process of bringing one home, our finance center is a great resource!

Come to our dealership in West Palm Beach to see the differences between the Land Rover Defender and Land Rover Discovery in person. Call to arrange a test drive at (561) 725-5083, and you’ll be able to get behind the wheel of each one.

 

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*Price shown is Base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes destination/handling charge ($1,050 for Range Rover Evoque and Discovery Sport, $1,150 for Range Rover Velar, $1,350 for Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery and Defender), tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Total Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price includes destination/handling charge noted above and may include optional equipment but excludes tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing. Retailer price, terms, and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for details.

**All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

***All figures are Manufacturer’s fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage may vary. EPA estimates not available at the time of press.

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