Land Rover Defender vs Tesla Model Y Comparison

    Land Rover Defender

    Tesla Model Y

    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
    vs
    2024 Tesla
    Model Y
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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
    8.7
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Based on the Tesla Model Y PERFORMANCE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Awards
    The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023. We don’t have any awards for Tesla Model Y.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    4 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $88,870 - $240,270
    $65,400 - $96,700
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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
    NA

    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)
    • Enhanced Autopilot (+$5,100)
    • Full Self Driving Capability (+$10,100)
    • Interior Colour - Black & White (+$1,500)
    • Multi-Coat Paint Premium (+$2,400)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,500)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDIELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 5000-
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L0.0
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 32-
    Power
    183kW - 386kW220kW - 393kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 6000-
    Torque
    400Nm - 650Nm330Nm - 639Nm
    Torque RPM
    1250 - 2500-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.5-

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