Land Rover Discovery 4 TDV6 and Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland go head to head in this comparative review.
The 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo diesel (155kW/520Nm) is a detuned version of that in other Disco models. But eight-speed auto, five-mode Terrain Response and height-adjustable electronic air suspension remain. Two-speed transfer box is aided by an electronic rear diff and centre diff. Disco is rated at 8.5L/100km from an 82-litre tank. Vented discs all-round, steering is hydraulic assist.
Mercedes-inspired 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel (184kW/570Nm) drives through an eight-speed auto and two-speed transfer case. Jeep has similar off-road aids to Disco - five-mode Selec-Trac for varying road conditions, air-adjustable suspension and electronic and mechanical diffs. Steering is electric assist to squeeze fuel use down to 7.5L/100km from a big 93-litre tank.
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