Cupra Ateca vs Land Rover Defender Comparison

    Cupra Ateca

    Land Rover Defender

    2024 Cupra
    Ateca
    vs
    2024 Land Rover
    Defender

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    NA
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Cupra Ateca
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    FunFun
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Cupra Ateca. The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    429 km
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $63,490
    $88,870 - $240,270
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Epic supercharged V8
    • Faster than it ought to be
    • Drives like a luxury off-road beast
    Misses
    • Big price tag
    • Side-swing tailgate is heavy
    • Big investment – you’d want it to be reliable

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Brembo Brake Package (+$4,200)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$475)
    • Performance Exhaust System (+$6,300)
    • Powered Panoramic Sunroof - Glass (+$1,850)
    • Panoramic Sunroof - Glass (+$1,850)
    • Anti Theft Wheel Nuts (+$80)
    • Intrusion Sensor (+$1,001)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)
    • Wi-Fi Enabled with Data Plan (+$600)

    Colours Available

    The only interior colourway on offer is Petrol Blue, with copper stitching found throughout the cabin.

    The Ateca will be available in the following finishes:

    • Nevada White
    • Graphite Grey
    • Magic Black

    All finishes are a no-cost option, with one premium paint finish – Dark Camouflage – costing $475.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    19841997 - 5000
    Size (L)
    2.0L3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616 - 32
    Power
    221kW183kW - 386kW
    Power RPM
    53004000 - 6000
    Torque
    400Nm400Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    20001250 - 2500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.39.5 - 15.5

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