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2017 (17) Land Rover Discovery 3.0 TD6 First Edition 5dr Auto

Mercedes-Benz of Inverness
Only £42,998
£4300 deposit
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

360 parking aid with front and rear sensors and visual displayBlind spot monitor and reverse traffic detection
Bluetooth telephone connectivityCruise control
Driver condition monitorFront camera system
Gesture tailgateInControl Touch navigation pro
Lane departure warning systemLane keep assist
Park assist - Parallel, perpendicular and parking exitPAS
Service interval indicatorSpeed limiter
Surround camera systemTraffic sign recognition
Trip computer 

Entertainment

2 USB charging points in 2nd row2 USB charging points in 3rd row
Audio remote controlDAB Digital radio
InControl appInControl protect
Meridian surround sound system with 16 speakers + subwoofer, radio/CD/DVD and voice recognitionRear seat entertainment
Steering wheel mounted controlsUSB/iPod connection

Exterior Features

Auto dimming door mirrorsAuto dimming rear view mirror
Automatic headlamp levellingAutomatic headlights with follow me home lights
Black fender ventsBlack grille
Black mirror capsBody colour bumpers
Body colour door handlesBright sill plates
Dark techno towing eye coversDoor mirror memory
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors + puddle lightsElectric front sunroof with fixed rear glass, electric sumblind and rear reading lights
Electric front windowsFront fog lights
Headlight washersHeated washer jets
Heated windscreenHigh beam assistant
Infra-red reflective glass windscreenLED headlights with LED signature
Premium metallic paintPrivacy glass
Rain sensitive windscreen wipersRear electric windows
Signature Hi-line tail lights 

Interior Features

12V power point front16 way driver/passenger electrically adjustable seats with memory
4 zone climate control60/40 Split fold rear seat/load through facility
Climate front and climate rear seatsCustomer configurable interior mood lighting
Door binsElectric 3rd row seats
Electric adjustable steering columnElectric front headrests
Fascia storage compartmentFront armrest
Front passenger seat isofix location pointFront winged headrests
Heated steering wheelIntellignet power seat folding
Isofix rear child seat fasteningsLeather steering wheel
Loadspace coverNimbus grey headlining
Premium carpet matsRear headrests
Refrigerated compartment in central consoleRow 3 reading lights
Shopping hookSlide/recline 2nd row seats
Twin front cupholdersUpper glovebox
Windsor leather upholstery 

Packs

Extended leather pack - Discovery 

Safety

3x3 point rear seatbeltsABS
Autonomous emergency brakingCurtain airbags
Driver and passenger airbagsESP
Rear airbagsSide airbags
Traction controlTyre pressure monitoring system

Security

Activity keyAnti theft alarm system
ImmobiliserKeyless entry
Locking wheel nutsRemote central locking

Technical

All terrain progress controlElectronic air suspension
Terrain Response 2 Auto 

Trim

Cartography interior trim 

Wheels

Full size spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)189Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2993Compression Ratio16.1:1
Cylinder LayoutV6Cylinders6
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)90
Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTHFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears8 SPEEDNumber of Valves24
TransmissionAUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)39.2EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)43.5EC Urban (mpg)34

General

Badge Engine CC3.0Badge Power258
Based On ID76796Coin DescriptionTD6
Coin SeriesFIRST EDITIONGeneration Mark2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0743EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %90
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %80NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %75NCAP Safety Assist %73
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage16000
Special EditionTrueStandard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months108
Timing Belt Interval Mileage144000Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 60 mph (secs)True0 to 62 mph (secs)7.7
Engine Power - BHP258Engine Power - KW190
Engine Power - PSTrueEngine Power - RPM3750
Engine Torque - LBS.FT442.6Engine Torque - MKG61.2
Engine Torque - NM600Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed130 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front285/40 R22
Tyre Size Rear285/40 R22Tyre Size SpareFULL SIZE
Wheel Style5 SPLIT SPOKEWheel Type22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1846Height (including roof rails)1852
Length4970Wheelbase2923
Width2073Width (including mirrors)2220

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)85Gross Vehicle Weight3170
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)2406Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)258
Max. Loading Weight940Max. Roof Load80
Max. Towing Weight - Braked3500Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight2230No. of Seats7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Land Rover Discovery

There aren't too many vehicles that dominate their class in quite such an imperious manner as the Land Rover Discovery. Now the opposition has even more to fret about, courtesy of a fifth generation model that the brand has continually improved. Jonathan Crouch reports

Ten Second Review

There's nothing quite like a Land Rover Discovery and this fifth generation version continues to offer the toughest, the most practical and the most capable choice in the large SUV sector. It's lighter, larger inside, cheaper to run and more media-savvy than its predecessor. Yet it remains a practical choice for up to seven adults and is an easy class-leader off the beaten track. In the large family SUV segment, there's nothing quite like it.

Background

Without the Discovery model line, it's doubtful whether the Land Rover brand would even exist today. Launched back in 1989, the original version merely bolted more spacious bodywork onto an aging Range Rover chassis, but the sales it generated were enough to save the company. They also financed a more sophisticated five cylinder air suspended model in 1998 at the same time as the company's engineers were busily beavering away at something much better, third generation Discovery3 of 2004 which was ultimately developed into the Discovery4 of 2009. That bit of history illustrates that it's been quite a long time since we've had a fundamentally new design in this model line-up, but we have that now in the form of this fifth generation version. It's a big stylistic departure from its predecessor and it uses a range of far more efficient Ingenium diesel engines. Potentially then, lots to look forward to.

Driving Experience

There's still something very special about a place behind the wheel of a Discovery. In contrast to more car-like rivals, it's not a cockpit-like experience with all the controls angled towards you as they would be in, say a Range Rover Sport. No, this is different - a place of command: a place to do business with the elements, be they the snake-infested swamps of the rainy season in the Serengeti or the snarled-up traffic of a wet windy morning on the school run. This fifth generation version is powered by Jaguar Land Rover's efficient range of four and six cylinder petrol and diesel engines, all paired with a smooth and responsive ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox. Most buyers will want the entry-level twin-turbo Sd4 Ingenium four-cylinder diesel, a unit that produces 240hp with an impressive 500Nm of torque. There's also a 300hp four cylinder Ingenium petrol engine. Six-cylinder diesel power comes from the 306hp Sd6, which delivers 600Nm of torque for strong performance, pulling power and efficiency. All variants get impressive towing capability, the diesel variants offering a class-leading 3,500kg braking towing total. Plus Land Rover has developed clever technology to make this towing ability more accessible. Advanced Tow Assist is an ingenious development which allows drivers to complete potentially difficult reversing manoeuvres when towing trailers, caravans and horseboxes with ease. As before, there's class-leading off road ability thanks to permanent 4WD and the standard 'Terrain Response' system.

Design and Build

Think it looks like a larger version of the existing Discovery Sport? We do too. Land Rover insists though that historic Discovery design cues remain in this MK5 model, things like the stepped profile that optimises headroom for passengers travelling in the third row of seats. It also accommodates Discovery's customary stadium seating configuration, which sees each row of seats positioned higher than the one in front, ensuring every seat is the best seat in the house. Unlike some of this car's 7-seat SUV rivals, the third row chairs are designed for adults as well as kids. Auto Access Height technology reduces the ride-height by up to 40mm as passengers prepare to enter or exit the vehicle. Up front, there's the usual Jaguar Land Rover 'InControl Touch Pro' infotainment system, here in 10-inch form on the centre console, enabling Land Rover's designers to reduce the number of switches on the centre console by a third, delivering a clean and uncluttered appearance. Another technology feature for active families is Land Rover's state-of-the-art Activity Key wristband, which allows customers to enjoy sports and active hobbies without carrying the standard key fob. As for luggage space, well there's lots of it - up to 1,137-litres with the first two seating rows in place - or up to 2,406-litres with just the front seats in use.

Market and Model

Prices start at around £48,000; that's for the base 240hp Sd4 diesel variant. Obviously, you'll pay more if you want either the 306hp Sd6 diesel (which starts from around £57,000). Trim levels run from 'S', 'SE' and 'HSE' to 'HSE Luxury' and on to top 'Landmark' trim. A key standard equipment feature across the range is the InControl Touch Pro infotainment system with its slick 10-inch centre console touchscreen. Crisp graphics and easy-to-navigate menus incorporate the latest navigation and entertainment technologies including door-to-door navigation, which can share directions to a paired smartphone to help customers complete journeys on foot. Seamless iOS and Android connectivity combine with a 14-speaker Meridian digital surround system, with an additional subwoofer, and 3G WiFi to provide a superb listening experience, whether streaming songs online or playing music directly from a connected device. Up to four 12V charging points ensure this Discovery is well equipped to cope with the demands of the most connected families, while as many as nine USB sockets allow passengers in each row to power their smartphones or tablets simultaneously.

Cost of Ownership

There are a number of German-brand large SUV rivals that are more efficient than this Discovery. But then none of these cars are as large and practical and none is anything like as good off road. Find yourself a large SUV that can get close to matching this Discovery in these respects - say a long wheelbase Mitsubishi Shogun or Toyota Land Cruiser - and you'll find that it's slower, less well built and costlier to run. In other words, though in comparison to some rivals, there's still a premium to pay for this car's ultimate versatility and capability, it's a smaller one these days. And with the recent efficiency improvements made, it's now pretty justifiable. Helping in that regard is the fact that this MK5 model is lighter than its predecessor. Land Rover's proven lightweight and durable aluminium monocoque architecture contributes to a 480kg weight saving compared to steel ladder construction. As a result, the twin-turbo 240hp Sd4 Ingenium four-cylinder diesel engine, for example, manages combined cycle fuel economy of up to 33.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 197g/km. For the Si4 petrol variant, the figures are 25.8mpg and 222g/km, while for the Sd6 diesel, it's 31.5mpg and 202g/km. Helping in all cases is a stop start system that cuts the engine when you don't need it, say stuck in traffic or waiting at the lights.

Summary

The world takes on a different appearance from behind the wheel of a Land Rover Discovery. At the helm, you know you're in a car that can take on just about anything, be that a seven-up trip to the Alps or a relaxing ride home on a wet and slippery winter's night. But it's only when you put it through its paces in properly extreme terrain that the genius in its design becomes fully apparent. How can a car capable of such extremes on the rough stuff be so utterly easy to use on the school run? Only Land Rover knows. The more sophisticated design and clever in-car connectivity improvements of this fifth generation version are welcome but ultimately, the recipe is as before. There's a clever, classless feel about this car that nothing else can quite replicate. Other rival SUVs claim to be tough but at the wheel, you're always a little hesitant to see them prove that. A Discovery's different, a uniquely capable SUV and a British success story that we should be proud of.

Performance
80%
Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
90%
Styling
70%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£628.75
Deposit£4300
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£42,998
Credit amount£38,698
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£19,225
Total amount payable£53,077.25
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge11.88p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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