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What does a snorkel do on a Land Rover?

What does a snorkel do on a Land Rover?

Safari snorkels are pipe-looking accessories that run from the air intake under the hood which extends upward on the side of the vehicle. The main function of the snorkel is to provide your Land Rover’s engine with cool, dry and clean air while off-roading and also to prevent water and dirt from entering the engine.

Is a snorkel easy to install?

While it is possible to customize a snorkel for vehicles where no ready-made one is available, it is an involved and costly process, and you may need to change your internal air-intake assembly to make one fit. Most commercially available snorkels are specifically designed to fit snugly against the bodywork.

What is the wading depth of Range Rover?

Land Rover Range Rover Sport Wading depth of 33.5 inches. Terrain Response® system, optional Terrain Response® 2. All-aluminum body.

What is the wading depth capability of Discovery sport?


Vehicle Maximum wading depth
Range Rover Evoque 530mm
Discovery 900mm
Discovery Sport 600mm
Defender 850mm (coil) 900mm (air)

Do snorkels increase performance?

A snorkel is able to draw in cleaner, uncontaminated air because of its elevated position. Without this, your car takes in air that’s closer to the engine and therefore full of dust and grime. This cleaner air enhances engine performance and efficiency.

Is it worth getting a snorkel?

Whether you’re on the road or off road a snorkel is the best way to get the cleanest and purest air into your engine. Even if you’re not crossing rivers or battling high tides, a snorkel can still help improve on performance and fuel efficiency in heavy rain or dusty terrain.

Does a snorkel affect fuel economy?

Increased fuel efficiency. Installed at roof height, the snorkel can take in cleaner and cooler air which increases fuel efficiency whilst keeping your air filters clean.

How deep can a water defender go?

1. Land Rover Defender. The old Land Rover Defender is one of the most capable off-road vehicles ever built. However, it could only wade through 500mm of water – a decent effort, but not enough to get through the deepest floods, without modification.