The famous British manufacturer prepares to launch a 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid. This will be the newest version of the brand’s popular compact SUV.
It originally came in 2014. However, the company started to produce compact SUVs many years before. There was a Freelander before, so we can say that there are total three generations of small luxury SUVs from this company. Now, engineers prepare a facelift for the current model.
This update is going to bring many changes. Besides visual and interior improvements, we will also see a completely new powertrain in the offer. The company is going to electrify all models in near future and this one is no exception. We will see a new system that combines an electric motor with a three-cylinder gasoline engine. The current conventional engines will also carry on. We expect new 2019 Discovery Sport Hybrid to arrive somewhere next year.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid changes
This mid-cycle refresh will bring many changes. The company is going to make several modifications, but we still don’t know the exact details. For now, we are sure that the base characteristics will remain the same. It will continue to ride on the same platform, featuring pretty much the same base design. Even the overall shape of the SUV should remain pretty much the same.
On the other side, we will definitely see some visual improvements. Compared to the current model, 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid will get several new details that are usual for these kinds of updates. Most of the changes will come at the front end, where we expect to see things like new headlights, grille, bumper etc. Other areas of the vehicle could also receive some novelties. When it comes to the interior design, we could also see some novelties.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid interior design
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid will also feature some changes inside. Compared to the current model, we will see some modification, but the base cabin design will remain the same. We could see some changes on the dashboard design, such as new buttons, new touchscreen etc, The company also announced that the updated model will get a new infotainment system. Besides these changes, we also expect to see novelties in terms of equipment.
Each trim should get some additional standard feature. When it is about 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid, we are pretty sure that will come much better equipped than base gasoline and diesel models. So, expect things like leather upholstery, power accessories, large touchscreen interface and many other things on the list of standard equipment.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid powertrain
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid will feature a completely new powertrain. Although we still don’t know the exact details, the new model will for sure feature following combination. It will feature a 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine in a combination with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack. The exact specs about this powertrain are still unknown, but some reports suggest that the new model will also feature an all-electric mode, with a max range around 30 miles.
Besides this new powertrain, updated model will also continue with the same conventional engines in the offer. There are two engines in the offer. The base 2.0-liter gasoline engine features a max output around 240 horses. On the other side, there is a 2.0-liter diesel engine with max power of 150 horses. Transmission is either a 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic.
2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid release date and price
The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Hybrid is expected to come somewhere next year. The exact launch date is still unknown, but the premiere will probably be in the first half of year. When it comes to price, base gasoline models go around 38.000 dollars, which suggests that the new hybrid will cost around 45.000 dollars.