Land Rover Discovery Sport - why is the economy so poor?

I bought a new Land Rover Discover Sport in January. I've covered 3300 miles, but struggle to get anywhere near the official 53mpg. In fact, my average ecnomy is closer to 35mpg.

Asked on 23 April 2016 by DC44

Answered by Honest John
The Real MPG average for the Ingenium engined Discovery Sport 2.0TD4 auto is 33.8. See: www.honestjohn.co.uk/realmpg/land-rover/discovery-.../ Pay no attention to NEDC 'official' lab test figures. The only figures worth checking are the Real MPG figures.
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