2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. 2017 Volvo XC60

Discovery Sport



The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Volvo XC60 both provide premium features and all-condition versatility. If you're looking for a premium crossover utility vehicle right now in the Schaumburg area, both deserve your consideration. Take a closer look at how they match up before you make any decisions, as these two models are very different.


The Land Rover Discovery Sport starts at only $37,695 MSRP. The Volvo XC60 starts at $40,950 MSRP. That's a major difference for vehicles in this class.

Space and Seating

While the XC60 is exclusively a five-passenger crossover utility vehicle, the Discovery Sport can be equipped with a third row of seating, for up to seven passengers. In addition to more seats available, the Discovery Sport actually offers more front and rear legroom, and front headroom. To top it off, the Discovery Sport even offers more cargo space behind the second row of seating, with 32 cubic feet, compared to the 30.8 cubic feet in the Volvo.

Powertrain and Performance

These two models offer almost identical powertrains, with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engines that make 240 hp. The Land Rover has a key advantage: it comes standard with full time all-wheel drive, and the Terrain Response system, which means that it can easily adapt to any road or off-road conditions. The Volvo doesn't offer a similar system, and is sold with front wheel drive in the base model.

Convenience and Comfort

When it comes to premium features, the 2017 Discovery Sport has a clear leg-up on the XC60. It gets a 10-speaker audio system, while the Volvo gets eight. The Land Rover gets a voice-activated navigations system and infotainment system with dual front LCD screens, while the Volvo gets a single screen system. The Land Rover comes with three DC power outlets, while the Volvo gets two.

Visit Land Rover Hoffman Estates

You can test drive the latest Land Rover Discovery Sport at 1051 W. Higgins Rd. in Hoffman Estates. Land Rover Hoffman Estates is a leading Land Rover dealership serving the Chicagoland and Schaumburg area, so stop by to learn more about this new premium crossover utility vehicle.