Cupra Formentor vs Land Rover Defender Comparison

    Cupra Formentor

    Land Rover Defender

    2024 Cupra
    Formentor
    vs
    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
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    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
    8.4
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Cupra Formentor VZx
    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 Formentor. The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 55L
    76 to 424 km
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $51,990 - $66,490
    $88,870 - $240,270
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Impressive performance
    • Surprisingly spacious interior
    • Sharp exterior styling stands out
    Misses
    • Noisy on the open road
    • Interior technology can be fiddly
    • Akrapovic exhaust isn't loud enough for $6000
    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

    NA
    • 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 Formentor is available in the following metallic finishes:

    • Nevada White
    • Magnetic Tech
    • Midnight Black
    • Asphalt Blue

    The following premium metallic finishes are a $475 option:

    • Desire Red (excludes VZx)
    • Graphene Grey
    • Dark Camouflage

    The following matte finishes are a $2300 option exclusive to the VZx:

    • Petrol Blue
    • Magnetic Tech

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 19841997 - 5000
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L3.0L, 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
    110kW - 228kW183kW - 386kW
    Power RPM
    4200 - 54504000 - 6000
    Torque
    250Nm - 400Nm400Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20001250 - 2500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 12.29.5 - 15.5

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