Published: January 30, 2015 | United Kingdom
The all-new Land Rover Discovery Sport’s gets an intuitive eight-inch screen that uses phone-style dragging, scrolling and swiping functions to move between functions and screens. The main screen controls functions such as the audio, climate, telephone and navigation controls, while other options including turning the car into a wi-fi hotspot or displaying off-road or economy data. Sat-nav is standard on SE Tech models and above.
The Discovery Sport’s infotainment system is also optimised for use with smartphones. As an option, downloadable apps will allow owners to perform tasks such as summoning the emergency or breakdown services through the touch-screen, or to track their car if it is stolen. Also, two phones can be linked at once; one to make calls and one to stream music from.
In addition, voice control can be used to operate the sat-nav, select radio stations, dial phone numbers and access the phonebook.
Buyers have a choice of three audio systems: SE models get a 10-speaker system, while HSE models have a 11-speaker system. Buyers also have the option of a more advanced infotainment system, which includes a more advanced sat-nav system, a dual-view screen system, so a passenger can, for instance, watch a DVD while the driver sees the sat-nav.