2020 Land Rover Discovery Towing Capacity

January 2nd, 2020 by

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Parked


The 2020 Land Rover Discovery is known for its power as well as its luxury. But what about its towing capabilities? The 2020 Land Rover Discovery offers up to 8,201 pounds maximum towing capacity, so if all the seats are taken or the maximum cargo capacity of 83.7 cubic feet is maxed out in this five- to seven-passenger SUV, you can still tow a trailer behind you, or even a camper, a small boat, or a couple of ATVs. Learn more about Land Rover Discovery towing specs and features at Land Rover Tampa near Clearwater to see what this model can do for you and your family.

How Much Can a Land Rover Discovery Tow?

Upholding the Land Rover reputation for serious off-road capability, the 2020 Discovery comes standard with four-wheel drive, which also comes in handy when towing heavy loads. Westchase shoppers can choose from two engine options with 8-speed automatic transmissions, but each with a different maximum towing capacity and engine specs, as listed below:

  • 3.0L supercharged 6-cylinder gas engine, with 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque
    • 8,201 pounds towing capacity
    • 4,735 pounds curb weight
    • 275 pounds maximum roof load (including roof rails)
    • 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds and 130 mph top speed
    • 21/26 city/highway mpg and 22.5-gallon fuel tank
  • 3.0L 6-cylinder turbodiesel engine, with 254 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque
    • 7,716 pounds towing capacity
    • 4,900 pounds curb weight
    • 275 pounds maximum roof load (including roof rails)
    • 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds and 130 mph top speed
    • 16/21 city/highway mpg and 23.5-gallon fuel tank

Discovery Capability

With powerful engines and a high maximum towing capacity, Land Rover also wants to make sure you are safe and in control of your Land Rover Discovery when you are pulling a heavy trailer or other type of load behind you. Explore these advanced technologies and engineering solutions for a capable drive even on slippery roads and rough terrain:

  • Advanced Tow Assist: This optional feature helps you control the direction of both your vehicle and your trailer (or item you’re towing) when driving in reverse.
  • All-Terrain Progress Control (ATPC): This available system helps you set and maintain a steady speed when driving over challenging road conditions. It works like low-speed cruise control and allows you to focus on steering and handling.
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Electronic Power Assisted Steering: This feature enhances your on-road capabilities to ensure you’re stable and you can steer confidently.
  • Hill Descent Control®: This feature can be activated when you are driving down a steep hill–it brakes each individual wheel and helps you maintain a slow and steady speed for a safe descent.
  • Terrain Response® 2: This feature allows you to choose the best drive mode option for your driving style or the current road conditions.

Explore the Land Rover Discovery at Land Rover Tampa

If you’d like to learn more about Land Rover Discovery towing, see a demonstration of some of these features in person, or ask our Parts Department about Land Rover Discovery towing kits, contact us to set up a visit near St. Petersburg. Want to learn more about what the Land Rover Discovery offers? Compare the Land Rover Discovery vs. Ford Explorer to see how the competition measures up. Want a more compact SUV? Explore the Range Rover Evoque towing capabilities and Range Rover Velar towing capabilities at Land Rover Tampa.

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