Land Rover Defender vs Cupra Formentor Comparison

    Land Rover Defender

    Cupra Formentor

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    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
    vs
    2024 Cupra
    Formentor
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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
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Based on the Cupra Formentor V
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023. We don’t have any awards for Cupra Formentor.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    40L - 55L
    76 to 424 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $88,870 - $240,270
    $51,990 - $67,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • 140kW engine packs enough punch
    • Handsome exterior, spacious cabin
    • Impressive ride and handling balance
    Misses
    • Noisy on the highway
    • Interior technology can be fiddly
    • New model coming next year

    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

    • Anti Theft Wheel Nuts (+$80)
    • Intrusion Sensor (+$1,001)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)
    • Wi-Fi Enabled with Data Plan (+$600)
    NA

    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 DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDITURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 50001395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L2.0L, 1.4L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 3216
    Power
    183kW - 386kW110kW - 228kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 60004200 - 5450
    Torque
    400Nm - 650Nm250Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1250 - 25001500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.59.3 - 12.2

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