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2021 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2021 Land Rover Defender Review

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$69,150 to $83,400
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$46,100 to $83,000
Invoice* $65,347 to $78,813 $43,334 to $78,020
MPG - City 13 - 14 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 20 - 22
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity 8 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** *** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the INFINITI QX80 than in 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.

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.

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. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the INFINITI QX80 and the Land Rover Defender have similar Destination Charges.

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.

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

The INFINITI QX80 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Land Rover Defender, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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.

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. With the INFINITI QX80, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Land Rover Defender.

The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX80 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Land Rover Defender.