Land Rover Defender vs Skoda Karoq Comparison

    Land Rover Defender

    Skoda Karoq

    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
    vs
    2024 Skoda
    Karoq
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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
    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Based on the Skoda Karoq STYLE 110TSI
    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 Skoda Karoq.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    50L - 55L
    325 to 380 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $88,870 - $240,270
    $44,590 - $51,290
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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
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smartly packaged, clever interior
    • VarioFlex second-row seats
    • Long warranty and service plans
    Misses
    • Excessive optional equipment
    • Second-row space a bit tight
    • Almost luxury SUV price as tested

    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)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$1,040)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)
    • Lane Assist (+$650)
    • Premium Package (+$10,900)
    • Premium Paint (+$1,100)
    • Service Pack - 5 Year/75,000km (+$1,850)
    • Service Pack - 7 Year/105,000km (+$2,800)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 50001395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L1.4L, 2.0L
    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 - 140kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 60006000
    Torque
    400Nm - 650Nm250Nm - 320Nm
    Torque RPM
    1250 - 25001500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.510 - 12.2

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