Land Rover Malaysia has officially revealed the pricing of the Discovery Sport 2.2L SD4, the diesel-powered version of the SUV, which retails at RM450,000.
The diesel variant was announced alongside the 2.0L Si4 petrol back in August last year, but its pricing was available on request only at the time. With this reveal, the diesel Discovery Sport is effectively RM30,000 more than the petrol version, which is priced at RM420,000.
Under the hood, the diesel Discovery Sport employs a 2.2 litre four-cylinder turbodiesel engine that provides 190 PS at 3,500 rpm and 420 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm. Compared to the 2.0 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol, the mill has 80 Nm more torque but is at a 50 PS disadvantage.
Regardless, both variants employ a ZF-sourced 9HP48 nine-speed automatic transmission, controlled through a rotary knob. Additionally, the carmaker’s Terrain Response System is also available, along with an all-wheel drive system and Hill Descent Control.
In terms of equipment, the diesel variant of the 5+2 seater SUV is identical its petrol sibling. Highlights include eight-way power seats, eight-inch colour touchscreen infotainment system, climate control, leather upholstery, keyless entry and start, along with navigation and multimedia functions.
Keep in mind that all the prices mentioned here are excluding road tax, registration and insurance. However, it is inclusive of a five-year/150,000 km warranty, five-year/80,000 km free scheduled maintenance and three years roadside assistance. Land Rover Malaysia is also offering a free instalment plan of up to 12 months or a cash rebate for the Discovery Sport.
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