We’re comparing two vehicles from the same manufacturer – the Land Rover Discovery Sport with the Range Rover Evoque. We’ll be comparing the cars with the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) engine.
Vehicle Size Comparison
Both cars are classed as SUVs. The dimensions of both cars are:
- Land Rover Discover Sport = 4.60m length x 1.92 width x 1.73m height.
- Range Rover Evoque = 4.37m length x 1.90 width x 1.65m height.
So both cars are very similar in dimensions – the VW ID 4 is just a bit longer and slightly less tall. The ID4 does have a bigger boot at 543 litres compared to the Tiguan eHybrid which is 476 litres. The Discover Sport is a larger car – particularly so in length and also slightly wider and taller. The Discover Sport does have a bigger boot at 541 litres compared to the Evoque which is 472 litres.
Performance, Efficiency and Range Comparison
The 0-60 time for the Evoque is 6.1s, whilst the Discovery Sport reaches 60mph in 6.2s. In terms of efficiency, the Evoque is slightly more efficient and has a longer electric only range of 39 miles vs 37 in the Discovery Sport.
To have a comparable base-line, we are looking R-Dynamic SE trim on both cars. The base price of the Discovery Sport R-Dynamic SE is £50,930 and the Evoque R-Dynamic SE is £51,050.
To keep the comparison as close as possible we will go with the a Santorini metallic paint, which is £705 extra for both the Discovery Sport and Evoque.
Both cars come with 20″ wheels as standard.
Equipment wise, there are some differences and the table below details the main ones.
|Fixed Panoramic Roof||Standard||£1,150|
The Discovery Sport comes out at a total of £51,635 and the Range Rover Evoque at £53,355 for as close as possible match equipment wise. It should be noted that there are some minor equipment differences between the cars.
Therefore the conclusion is that the Discovery Sport is comparatively cheaper than the Range Rover Evoque.
It’s worth considering that the Discovery Sport is the larger car too – with more passenger and luggage space.
NOTE: This comparison is based on prices as of 28th December 2021.