Discovery Sport gets new Ingenium diesel engine

By CARSIFU | 27 April 2015

LONDON: The Land Rover Discovery Sport will get the new Ingenium diesel engine that offers enhanced performance and economy.

The 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine is designed to deliver class-leading torque and power outputs, combined with refinement, reduced CO2 emissions and lower fuel consumption.

The Discovery Sport’s EU6 compliant Ingenium engine will be available with two power outputs, 150PS and 180PS. The new 150PS derivative in its five seat set-up provides fuel economy of up to 57.7mpg and CO2 emissions from 129g/km, whilst the TD4 180PS in its standard 5+2 configuration delivers 139g/km and 53.3 mpg on the combined cycle.

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The arrival of these advanced engines, which will replace the current diesel engine in EU6 markets, ensures Discovery Sport, launched in September 2014,  is one of the most efficient premium compact SUVs money can buy.

The new aluminium TD4 engine features lightweight construction, with stiff cylinder blocks and decoupled injectors, which ensures low levels of vibration and noise intrusion.

A series of advanced technologies reduce internal friction, improve refinement and enhance overall performance. In addition, Selective Catalytic Reduction and a new low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation system significantly reduce both CO2 and NOx emissions.


The Ingenium-powered Discovery Sport TD4 150PS will be designated an ‘E-Capability’ vehicle, with a blue ‘Sport’ badge highlighting the most efficient variant. These vehicles will also feature 18-inch wheels with low rolling resistance tyres. The final drive gearing and engine calibrations have been optimised to provide the lowest possible CO2 for the vehicle.

E-Capability introduces a five seat option in Britain for the first time, with all TD4 180PS variants remaining with 5+2 seating as standard.