Also known as Land Rover Discovery, the 2017 Land Rover LR4
gained attention of SUV enthusiasts at 2016 Paris International
Auto Show. This model continues to be characteristically the
same as its predecessors, although it comes with a new
appearance, reworked interior and a lot of technological
Being initially launched back in 1989, this model is amongst
the most popular models from the British car manufacturer.
Although the automaker ha rolled out four generations, the
latest fifth generation still makes use of certain design
elements of the original 25 years old model.
Exterior and Interior Design of 2017 Land Rover
A single glance at this model is enough to notice the new
additions made to this SUV. The square look of the previous
model is no longer available. This new car now offers a more
rounded and aerodynamic design. Having said that, this vehicle
still has some cues from original 1989 design, including offset
rear license plate and stepped roof.
The front fascia of 2017 Land Rover LR4 is more modern with a
new grille, integrated fog lights, and sporty air intakes.
There is a typical Land Rover mesh on the small upper grille
with small green and silver badge. LED daytime running lights
are present this time.
Coming to the sides, doors have a large surface area and
C-pillar has an unusual design. The B-pillar may be absent in
this SUV, and both doors may open opposing each other. Rear end
sports narrow taillights with LED fittings. Expect both bumpers
to be body-coloured.
Just like the exterior, interior of 2017 Land Rover LR4 is also
inspired by the Range Rover lineup, with a similar overall
layout and design. A horizontal dash is present, with large
center console splitting it. The gauge cluster is borrowed from
previous Range Rovers as well. Overall, the cabin of 2017 LR4
has a more luxurious feel to it.
This vehicle features a three-row seating arrangement with the
capacity to accommodate seven adult passengers. More headroom
is provided with a stepped roof. Folding seats offer more
flexibility and cargo capacity. With two rear seats folded
flat, this vehicle can provide as much as 82.7 cubic feet of
As far as technological offerings are concerned, it comes with
InControl infotainment system and a 10-inch touchscreen. 9 USB
ports, six 12-volt power outlets, and 3G Wi-Fi hotspot is
offered on the connectivity front.
2017 Land Rover LR4 – Powertrain
The standard engine of 2017 Land Rover LR4 is a 3.0-liter V6
turbodiesel unit, which generates 254 hp along with 443 lb-ft
of torque. A 3 liter supercharged V6 gas engine will be
available as an option. This will produce an output power of
340 hp and around 332 lb-ft of torque. Both the engines are
paired with ZF 8-speed automatic transmission unit.
2017 Land Rover LR4 – Price and Availability
In conclusion, the SUV is expected to be available in the
middle of 2017. This Land Rover LR4 2017 will be marketed at a
starting price of $49,990. This figure may increase with higher
trims and optional features. Finally, the Volvo XC90
and Audi Q7 are its primary competitors.