2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2023 Land Rover
Discovery Sport

MSRP*: $43,300 to $48,500
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 55.6 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 246-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 246 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 lbs 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 181.0 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 75.0 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 39.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Land Rover Discovery Sport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota RAV4 Prime, with comparable head- and legroom. The Toyota RAV4 Prime will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Land Rover Discovery Sport is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Discovery Sport is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Discovery Sport takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Handling
The Land Rover Discovery Sport has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery Sport is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 Prime for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover Discovery Sport has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Land Rover Discovery Sport does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Utility
The Land Rover Discovery Sport offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Land Rover Discovery Sport has less cargo space than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.