JLR has released pricing and specifications for its 2024 Land Rover Defender range, ahead of deliveries commencing in November 2023.
There are 21 variants on offer for 2024, including a new Hard Top commercial version, the plug-in hybrid P400e, and a supercharged V8-powered flagship 130.
In addition to a range of new variants all Defender 90 models plus eight-seat 130 models gain a Loadspace Floor Tray accessory which ensures a near-flat load space.
Defender 90 models also gain a parachute grab handle, a quick fold-and-slide front passenger seat, and 40:20:40 split/fold rear seats.
The Hard Top is a commercial version of the 110, with a bulkhead partition separating the front row from the rest of the cabin and standard lockable underfloor storage.
The second and third rows of seating are removed, though you can opt for a three-person jump seat up front.
- S P300: $90,400
- S D250: $97,700
- X-Dynamic SE P400: $112,400
- X P400: $148,450
- V8 P525: $221,550
- S P300: $92,800
- S P400: $99,500
- Hard Top S D250: $110,000
- X-Dynamic SE D300: $108,250
- X-Dynamic SE P400: $115,650
- X-Dynamic SE P400e: $127,600
- X-Dynamic HSE D300: $123,050
- X-Dynamic HSE P400: $129,900
- X-Dynamic HSE P400e: $139,300
- X D300: $149,950
- X P400: $152,150
- V8 P525: $226,500
- X-Dynamic SE D300: $128,200
- X-Dynamic SE P400: $135,700
- Outbound P400: $138,400
- V8 P500: $237,900
All prices exclude on-road costs.
The 2024 Land Rover Defender is available with a range of engines. Petrol engines include:
- P300: 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, 221kW and 400Nm
- P400: 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six, 294kW and 550Nm
- P400e: 2.0-litre turbocharged plug-in hybrid four, total outputs of 292kW and 640Nm
- P500: 5.0-litre supercharged V8, 368kW and 610Nm
- P525: 5.0-litre supercharged V8, 386kW and 625Nm
Diesel engines include:
- D250: 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six, 183kW and 570Nm
- D300: 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six, 221kW and 650Nm
All models feature an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case, along with hill descent control.
The 2024 Land Rover Defender’s fuel economy varies based on the model.
Combined cycle fuel economy figures are listed below:
- P300: 10.1L/100km
- P400 (90 and 110): 9.9L/100km
- P400 (130): 10.1L/100km
- P400e: 3.4L/100km, with 52km of electric range
- P500: 12.7L/100km
- P525 (90): 12.8L/100km
- P525 (110): 12.7L/100km
- D250: 7.9L/100km
- D300: 7.9L/100km
All models have a braked towing capacity of between 3000kg and 3500kg, depending on the variant.
The Defender 90 measures 4323mm long (4583mm including the spare), 2008mm wide (2105mm with the mirrors out), and 1969-1974mm tall on a 2587mm wheelbase.
Ground clearance is 225mm-226mm, with 850mm of wading depth. With air suspension, there’s 216mm or 290mm of ground clearance in off-road mode, with a wading depth of 900mm.
It has 397L of boot space, expanding to 1563L with the second row folded.
Approach, departure and ramp angles are 31, 37.9 and 25 degrees. With air suspension, approach angles range from 30.1 to 37.5 degrees, departure angles range from 37.6 to 40 degrees, and ramp angles range from 24.2 to 30.7 degrees.
The Defender 110 measures 4758mm-5018mm long, 2008-2105mm wide, and 1967mm tall on a 3022mm wheelbase.
There’s 916L of luggage space behind the second row, or 972L in five-seat versions. These figures expand to 1763-1789L with the rear rows folded.
Ground clearance is 228mm, with a wading depth of 850mm. With air suspension, there’s 218-290mm of ground clearance, with a wading depth of 900mm.
Approach, departure and ramp angles are 31.2, 37.8 and 22.6 degrees, respectively. With air suspension, this expands to 30.1-37.5 degrees, 37.7-40 degrees, and 22-27.8 degrees, respectively, and wading depth extends to 900mm.
The Defender 130 measures 5358mm long, 2008mm wide (with the mirrors folded) and 1970mm tall on a 3022mm wheelbase.
There’s 290mm of ground clearance and a maximum wading depth of 900mm in off-road mode, with approach, departure and ramp angles of 37.5, 28.5 and 27.8 degrees, respectively.
The Defender 130 has 389L of load space with all three rows in place. Behind the second row, there’s 1329L of space in five-seat versions and 1232L in eight-seat versions, expanding to 2516L and 2291L, respectively, with the second row folded.
The 2024 Land Rover Defender range is backed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.
Service pricing for 2024 models has yet to be announced. Current service pricing for 2023 models is as follows:
- P300: $1950
- P400: $2250
- P525: $3750
- D250: $2650
- D300: $2650
The Land Rover Defender has a five-star rating from ANCAP, which covers all petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid 110 variants bar the V8.
It received an adult occupant protection rating of 85 per cent, a child occupant protection rating of 88 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection rating of 71 per cent, and a safety assist rating of 76 per cent.
The 110 Hard Top has a separate five-star rating with no child occupant protection score (not necessary, as it lacks rear seats). It received an adult occupant protection rating of 82 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection rating of 71 per cent, and a safety assist rating of 82 per cent.
Standard safety equipment includes:
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Lane-keep assist
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Traffic sign recognition
- Adaptive cruise control
- Surround-view camera
- ClearSight Ground View camera
- Front and rear parking sensors
In addition to a wide range of powertrains, there’s an equally wide range of trim levels on offer.
The S comes standard with:
- 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- DAB digital radio
- Digital instrument cluster
- Six-speaker 180W sound system
- Light Oyster Morzine headliner
- Wireless phone charger
- Keyless entry and start
- Electric parking brake
- Power-folding exterior mirrors
- Automatic LED headlights
- Automatic high-beam
- Rain-sensing wipers
- 19-inch alloy wheels
- Full-sized spare
- 12-way semi-powered front seats
- Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
- Dual-zone climate control
The Hard Top S uniquely offers:
- Four-speaker sound system
The X-Dynamic SE adds:
- Air suspension (130 and P400e models)
- Adaptive Dynamics (130 and P400e models)
- LED headlights with signature DRL
- Automatic headlight levelling
- 20-inch alloy wheels
- 12-way power front seats with memory
- Ebony Morzine headliner
- 10-colour ambient lighting
- 11-speaker 400W Meridian sound system
- 11.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system (130 only)
The Outbound builds on the X-Dynamic SE’s spec, and uniquely offers a gear shifter finished in Resist material and an exterior appearance package.
The X-Dynamic HSE adds:
- Front fog lights
- 14-way heated and cooled power-adjustable front seats with memory
- Power-adjustable steering column
- 11.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system
X-Dynamic SE and HSE models with the P400e powertrain also come standard with privacy glass and a solar attenuating windscreen.
The X adds:
- All Terrain Progress Control
- Terrain Response 2
- Configurable Terrain Response
- Electronic active differential with braking-based torque vectoring
- Matrix LED headlights
- Illuminated sill plates
- ClearSight digital rear-view mirror
- Metal pedals
- Head-up display
The V8 adds:
- Satin Chrome paddle shifters
- Suedecloth-wrapped steering wheel
- Terrain Response 2 with Dynamic Program
- Privacy glass
- Heated windscreen and washer jets
- Headlight power washers
- Solar attenuating windscreen
- Tow hitch receiver (90 and 110)
- Tri-zone climate control (quad-zone in 130)
- 15-speaker 700W Meridian sound system
A dizzying array of standalone options and option packages are available. We recommend contacting your Land Rover dealer for more information.
Depending on the variant, the Defender is available in Fuji White solid paint plus the following metallic finishes:
- Santorini Black
- Eiger Grey
- Pangea Green
- Gondwana Stone
- Tasman Blue
- Hakuba Silver
- Sedona Red
Carpathian Grey and Silicon Silver premium metallic finishes are $1040 options.