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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $32,400 to $73,500
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2021 Land Rover
Discovery Sport

MSRP*: $41,900 to $46,950
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Invoice* $31,815 to $69,390 $39,386 to $44,133
MPG - City 13 - 21 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 67.4 - 72.4 ft3 55.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 270 - 470 hp 246 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 188.4 in 181.0 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 75.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Front 39.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Land Rover Discovery Sport. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Convenience
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited or the Land Rover Discovery Sport, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is a little narrower than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which is slightly longer than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery Sport is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less seating than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, making the Land Rover Discovery Sport the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Land Rover Discovery Sport.