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Compare 2017 Land Rover Discovery vs 2017 Lexus GX

2017 Land Rover Discovery
2017 Lexus GX
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First Edition V6 Supercharged
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Discovery First Edition V6 Supercharged 16 21 N/A $73,950
Discovery HSE Luxury Td6 Diesel 21 26 N/A $65,950
Discovery HSE Luxury V6 Supercharged 16 21 N/A $63,950
Discovery HSE Td6 Diesel 21 26 N/A $58,950
Discovery HSE V6 Supercharged 16 21 N/A $56,950
Discovery SE V6 Supercharged 16 21 N/A $49,990
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GX 460 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GX GX 460 4WD 15 18 $47,547 $51,680
GX GX 460 Luxury 4WD 15 18 $58,311 $63,380
GX GX 460 Premium 4WD 15 18 $47,547 $51,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$47,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,950
$51,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1233 / month
$861 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
An SUV or crossover that provides a better balance of capability than the 2017 Land Rover Discovery simply doesn't exist. For an old-school SUV, the Lexus GX acquits itself quite well.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 34.1
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 35.2
Front Leg Room (in)
39 41.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
47.1 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
39 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 57.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 29.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.5 55.4
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.2
Third Hip Room (in)
- 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
115 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.7 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
66.6 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
11.1 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
195.7 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
72.7 74.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
85 64.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
77.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
9.1 11.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
11.8 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
36.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
85 46.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.1 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.1 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 12.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.5 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/45VR21 P265/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45VR21 P265/60HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8201 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8201 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
820 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
820 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8201 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 6600
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.6 L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 6500 301 @ 5500
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Regular Duty
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 3500 329 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic Electronic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.52
Trans PTO Access
No No
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Discovery Lexus GX
Body Code
S S
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.91
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 11.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130

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