Land Rover Defender vs Mazda CX-5 Comparison

    Land Rover Defender

    Mazda CX-5

    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    CX-5
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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
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Based on the Mazda CX-5 GT SP TURBO (AWD)
    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 Mazda CX-5.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    56L - 58L
    386 to 476 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $88,870 - $240,270
    $36,590 - $55,000
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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
    Jack Quick
    Journalist
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Strong, powerful engine
    • Sweet engine note
    • Suave, upmarket interior
    Misses
    • Quite thirsty around town
    • Second-row space is on the small side
    • Dated infotainment hardware

    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)
    • Premium Paint (+$795)

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Mazda CX-5 is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Soul Red Crystal metallic
    • Eternal Blue mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue mica
    • Jet Black mica
    • Rhodium White metallic
    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Zircon Sand metallic
    • Machine Grey metallic
    • Polymetal Grey metallic
    • Platinum Quartz metallic

    Metallic finishes cost an extra $795.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDITURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 50001997 - 2488
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8TURBO 4, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 3216
    Power
    183kW - 386kW115kW - 170kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 60005000 - 6000
    Torque
    400Nm - 650Nm200Nm - 420Nm
    Torque RPM
    1250 - 25002000 - 4000
    Bore Stroke
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    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.510.5 - 13

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