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2020 BMW 740 vs. 2021 Land Rover Defender Review

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2020 BMW
740

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2021 Land Rover
Defender

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MSRP*
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$86,450 to $89,450
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$62,700
Invoice* $80,900 to $83,690 $58,938
MPG - City 20 - 22 17
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 740 than the Land Rover Defender. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Defender, the BMW 740 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The BMW 740 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Land Rover Defender, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 740 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Land Rover Defender, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 740 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Land Rover Defender.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 740 is much slimmer than the Land Rover Defender, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW 740, which is slightly longer than the Land Rover Defender.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 740 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Land Rover Defender.

Handling
The BMW 740 has about the same turning radius as the Land Rover Defender, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 740 has less horsepower than the Land Rover Defender, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The BMW 740 has less seating than the Land Rover Defender, making the Land Rover Defender the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 740 has significantly less cargo room than the Land Rover Defender, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The BMW 740 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Land Rover Defender.