Car review: Land Rover's Discovery Sport offers dreary driving but there's still much to like

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been detuned to produce 200hp for better efficiency and emission.
The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been detuned to produce 200hp for better efficiency and emission.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been detuned to produce 200hp for better efficiency and emission.
The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been detuned to produce 200hp for better efficiency and emission.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

SINGAPORE - Will 200hp be enough to move a car like the Land Rover Discovery Sport? Yes, but just barely.

Even though the Discovery Sport is a compact sport utility vehicle, it weighs nearly two tonnes. And if all its seven seats are occupied, the 200 ponies will be heaving 2.5 tonnes from junction to junction.

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