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Hey Everyone,

I was surprised to find out last week that all 2015/2016 Disco Sports will ship with the older Haldex 4WD not the new Active Driveline 4WD used in the 2014 and 2015 Evoque.

The dealer groups I spoke with all said that the 4WD system for the Disco Sport was the same system as the Evoque. i found out at a Land Rover Experience last week when a representative looked at our car and told me it was not equipped with Active Driveline.

Any one else surprised?

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I guess it would surprise me. I think we would all need to see the difference in the units to confirm. And then to understand what it really meant to us in terms of mileage, drivability, and performance.


I thought the active driveline was contained within the transmission to decouple the entire rear drive line. If that is the case, I can't see how the difference would be visible without looking inside. I could be wrong, I'm wrong a lot at home, if you know what I mean.


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I had read the same bullet points and this is a Land Rover communications issue. The global site shows the European configuration not the North American configuration. It's necessary to verify what site you are viewing.

I found (3) instances where the European version differs...

1. Active Driveline not on U.S.
2. Heads up display not on U.S.
3. Pedestrian air bag not on U.S.

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I had read the same bullet points and this is a Land Rover communications issue. The global site shows the European configuration not the North American configuration. It's necessary to verify what site you are viewing.

I found (3) instances where the European version differs...

1. Active Driveline not on U.S.
2. Heads up display not on U.S.
3. Pedestrian air bag not on U.S.

Gary

Not sure about 1 and 2, but I was told by my dealer the airbag on the hood is a dummy one.
 

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so we cannot switch from 4WD to frontWD, that may explains why I do not feel the car is fuel economy at all. I also read from other DS forum that the Autonomous Emergency Braking does not work either.


can someone explain what is Head Up Display? what does it do?
 

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Luckily we have not had an autonomous braking situation. You might want to check the menu set up on your steering wheel to make sure it is enabled. I know that ours is enabled.

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Luckily we have not had an autonomous braking situation. You might want to check the menu set up on your steering wheel to make sure it is enabled. I know that ours is enabled.

Gary


haven't seen that option but i'll take another look. either way, not going to rely on it after what I've read. Thanks.
 

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We ordered a 2016 discovery sport Lux which we are scheduled to pick up the first week of September. I called my Land Rover dealership and asked if the new 2016 came with active driveline and they would not give me a yes or no answer and sounded like they were saying the car drives in two wheel drive unless we initiate one of the all-wheel-drive modules. Is there any way to view weather the car is driving in two wheel drive via the touch screen? i've seen bullet points on advertisement that says the active driveline is optional please check with your dealership it looks to me like the car is always in all-wheel-drive am I wrong?
 

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You can reach out to Pianca Vazquez, Senior Executive Liaison, JLR North [email protected] to verify U.S models. She sent me an email 4 days ago saying that no 2015 or 2016 U.S. models will ship with active driveline.

From my 4x4 screen, I can tell when the center differential is locked (orange), unlocked green. I don't know when green what percentage of power is going to what wheels. I've been averaging a combined city and highway MPG of 22 to 24, byw.

I hope this helps.

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You can reach out to Pianca Vazquez, Senior Executive Liaison, JLR North [email protected] to verify U.S models. She sent me an email 4 days ago saying that no 2015 or 2016 U.S. models will ship with active driveline.

From my 4x4 screen, I can tell when the center differential is locked (orange), unlocked green. I don't know when green what percentage of power is going to what wheels. I've been averaging a combined city and highway MPG of 22 to 24, byw.

I hope this helps.

Gary
Many thanks Gary. And thanks for the contact info!
 

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You can reach out to Pianca Vazquez, Senior Executive Liaison, JLR North [email protected] to verify U.S models. She sent me an email 4 days ago saying that no 2015 or 2016 U.S. models will ship with active driveline.

From my 4x4 screen, I can tell when the center differential is locked (orange), unlocked green. I don't know when green what percentage of power is going to what wheels. I've been averaging a combined city and highway MPG of 22 to 24, byw.

I hope this helps.

Gary
We are getting the same MPGs With city biased driving.
 

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In Canada I paid $1000 for active driveline, so it better be in my truck...

When I review the 4x4 i page on the dash screen while in motion it shows the centre diff coupling/uncoupling (green/amber lock icon) depending on speed/driving style/direction so I assume it is working.
 

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In Canada I paid $1000 for active driveline, so it better be in my truck...

When I review the 4x4 i page on the dash screen while in motion it shows the centre diff coupling/uncoupling (green/amber lock icon) depending on speed/driving style/direction so I assume it is working.
Lol at your window sticker under "Performance & Handling"
Mine clearly lists: All wheel drive w/ traction control (4ETC)
That, from what I gather, is the older system. What does yours say?
 
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