With amazing off-road capability, the 2020 Land Rover Discovery and 2020 Lexus GX may be contenders for your new luxury SUV. Despite their lavish appearances, these two vehicles are built with the rugged explorer in mind. Which one will power your New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana, adventures?

Before you choose, see how these models match up in everything from style to performance. If you have any questions or want to learn more, just give us a call at Land Rover New Orleans!

2020 Discovery vs GX: Creature Comforts

You want a luxury vehicle that'll feel like home for the whole family-even if only for a short drive. In the 2020 Discovery and GX, expect seating for up to seven people with three rows of seats.

If you don't need all those seats, the Land Rover Discovery also offers a 2-row version with seating for five. The Lexus GX doesn't offer this option, so you'll have to make do with the 3-row model. Keep in mind that you can fold down the second and third rows of seats in both SUVs.

The Discovery has some seriously spacious seating areas with 37.6 inches and 33.5 inches of legroom in the second and third rows, respectively. Space is tighter in the Lexus GX, which offers 34.1 inches of legroom in the second row and just 29.3 inches in the third row. The third row in the GX is best reserved for kids.

A Luxury SUV for the Always Adventurous

Do you live a bold and adventurous lifestyle? Then, you want an SUV that can keep up. The Lexus GX and Land Rover Discovery are certainly capable on off-road trails and have the specs to back it up.

From the muddiest trails to the rockiest passes, the Discovery comes standard with Four Wheel Drive (4WD) to help you stay tractive with the ground beneath you. Also assisting you in the Discovery is available Terrain Response® 2, a selectable terrain mode system that can adjust driving dynamics for sand, gravel, rocks, and more. 

The Lexus GX offers a similar terrain mode system, though it can't adjust automatically as Terrain Response® 2 does. 

Another win for the Land Rover SUV is the available Activity Key, a waterproof wristband that works as a key fob. You can surf or walk the shores without fear of losing it!

Land Rover Discovery vs Lexus GX: Engines

We know you expect a power-packed performance from your luxury SUV. Fear not-the 2020 Discovery and GX deliver with power to spare. Let's peek under the hoods and see what they have in store.

Every Lexus GX uses the same engine, and it's a good one. The 4.6L V8 cranks out up to 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque to get you up to speed in seconds. With the standard 3.0L V6 on the Discovery, you can expect even more power: 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque to be exact.

If you need to tow a boat or trailer, the Lexus GX can tow up to 6,500 pounds when properly equipped. However, the Land Rover Discovery can tow up to 8,201 pounds with the right equipment, outpacing its competitor once again.

Land Rover Discovery or Lexus GX: Which Will You Choose?

It's clear as crystal that the 2020 Land Rover Discovery and 2020 Lexus GX are eminently capable luxury SUVs, especially where the pavement ends. On and off the streets of New Orleans and Metairie, LA, we think you'll enjoy the spacious Discovery, and its lineup of advanced performance features.

See how you feel when you slide behind the wheel. Schedule a test drive today here at Land Rover New Orleans and let us know what you think!

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