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2022 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2022 Land Rover Defender Review

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2022 INFINITI
QX80

MSRP*: $71,950 to $86,200
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2022 Land Rover
Defender

MSRP*: $48,700 to $114,400
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MPG - City 13 - 14 MPG 14 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 19 - 22 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 95.1 ft3 58.3 - 78.8 ft3
Engine
  • 400-hp, 5.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 296-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 395-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 518-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 400 hp 296 - 518 hp
Towing Capacity 8,500 lbs 7,716 - 8,201 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 180.4 - 197.6 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 79.1 in
Leg Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.0 in
Front 39.0 - 39.1 in
Rear 36.6 - 39.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 40.6 in
Rear 40.4 in

*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
The INFINITI QX80 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Land Rover Defender. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the INFINITI QX80 and the Land Rover Defender.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the INFINITI QX80 as you will with the Land Rover Defender, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 INFINITI QX80 is somewhat more expensive than the Land Rover Defender.

Dimensions
The INFINITI QX80 is a little wider than the Land Rover Defender, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the INFINITI QX80, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Land Rover Defender.

Handling
The INFINITI QX80 has the same turning radius as the Land Rover Defender, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the INFINITI QX80 will do just as well as the Land Rover Defender, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the INFINITI QX80 and the Land Rover Defender.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the INFINITI QX80 and the Land Rover Defender are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The INFINITI QX80 offers greater seating capacity than the Land Rover Defender, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The INFINITI QX80 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Land Rover Defender.