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Land Rover Discovery 2009 fuel consumption

Land Rover Discovery from 2009 to 2014 real fuel consumption according to user reports is approximately 21% higher compared to advertised fuel consumption. Starting from 2009 Land Rover Discovery average difference between actual owner-reported fuel consumption and stated consumption was similar to average, at 2013 difference between owner-reported and advertised fuel economy became less than industry average. For more details, see the table below.

Year-to-year deviations of actual owner-reported average fuel consumption from advertised values

YearDiesel cars
All carmakersLand Rover Discovery
2009+14%+20%
Show all years
2010+16%+20%
2011+19%+23%
2012+23%+23%
2013+27%+23%
2014+30%+20%

See below for the actual consumption of generations and versions of Land Rover Discovery.

2009 - 2014

Land Rover Discovery 2009 4 fuel economy

Average advertised fuel consumption for petrol engines16.1 MPG
14.7 l/100km
Average advertised fuel consumption for diesel engines25.6 MPG
9.2 l/100km
Average real-world fuel consumption for diesel engines20.9 MPG
11.3 l/100km
Average real diesel consumption difference *+23%

According to advertised fuel consumption, a Land Rover Discovery 2009 with automatic transmission consumes on average 1 liters per 100 km or 11% more fuel than similar versions with manual gearbox.

Compared to similar cars from other manufacturers, the Land Rover Discovery fuel economy is one of the worst. The best real fuel economy in its class according to user reviews of all the modifications has modification with 3.0 diesel engine and automatic transmission (Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 3.0 TDV6 245 HP 4x4). However, of all modifications the best advertised fuel economy in its class has Land Rover Discovery with 5.0 petrol engine and automatic transmission (Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 5.0 V8 375 HP 4x4), but despite this 90% of other similar cars have better fuel economy figures.

ModificationClaimed consumptionReal consumption
2.7 liter diesel engine
Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 2.7 TDV6 190 HP 4x4 manual 25.6 MPG
9.2 l/100km
Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 2.7 TDV6 190 HP 4x4 automatic 23.1 MPG
10.2 l/100km
19.4 MPG
12.1 l/100km+19%
3.0 liter diesel engine
Land Rover Discovery 2011 3.0 LR TD V6 211 HP 4x4 automatic 27.7 MPG
8.5 l/100km
21.0 MPG
11.2 l/100km+32%
Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 3.0 TDV6 245 HP 4x4 automatic 25.3 MPG
9.3 l/100km
21.0 MPG
11.2 l/100km+20%
Land Rover Discovery 2011 3.0 LR SD V6 256 HP 4x4 automatic 26.7 MPG
8.8 l/100km
22.4 MPG
10.5 l/100km+19%
4.0 liter petrol engine
Land Rover Discovery 2009 4.0 LR V6 216 HP 4x4 automatic 15.5 MPG
15.2 l/100km
5.0 liter petrol engine
Land Rover Discovery 2009 IV 5.0 V8 375 HP 4x4 automatic 16.7 MPG
14.1 l/100km

* - Difference between advertised and user reported fuel economy has been calculated taking into account only those car versions for which information is available both on the fuel consumption specified by the manufacturer and reported by users.

User-reported fuel consumption may not accurately represent all users' experiences due to variables such as driving conditions, driving style, technical condition of the vehicle, and other circumstances. Thus, it should not be relied upon as a representative indicator.