Subaru Solterra vs Land Rover Defender Comparison

    Subaru Solterra

    Land Rover Defender

    2024 Subaru
    Solterra
    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
    8.1
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Subaru Solterra TOURING AWD
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 110 P525 V8 (386kW)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Subaru Solterra. The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $69,990 - $76,990
    $88,870 - $240,270
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smooth, comfortable drive
    • Well equipped for the money
    • Better dash setup than bZ4X...
    Misses
    • ... but square wheel not for everyone
    • Still expensive relative to its rivals
    • Lots of piano black
    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)

    Specs

    Type
    ELECTRICTURBO DIESEL DIR INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    -1997 - 5000
    Size (L)
    0.03.0L, 2.0L, 5.0L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLEDIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4, SUPERCHARGED V8
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLEDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    -16 - 32
    Power
    160kW183kW - 386kW
    Power RPM
    -4000 - 6000
    Torque
    337Nm400Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    -1250 - 2500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -9.5 - 15.5

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