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2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Lincoln Aviator Review

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2021 Land Rover
Defender

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2021 Lincoln
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MSRP*
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$46,100 to $83,000
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$51,570 to $88,985
Invoice* $43,334 to $78,020 $49,250 to $83,306
MPG - City 17 - 18 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 20 - 22 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Land Rover Defender than the Lincoln Aviator. The Lincoln Aviator will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Defender.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Land Rover Defender will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Aviator. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Land Rover Defender is much higher than that for the Lincoln Aviator.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Defender is much slimmer than the Lincoln Aviator, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Land Rover Defender, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln Aviator.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Defender is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Land Rover Defender and the Lincoln Aviator.

Utility
The Land Rover Defender has less seating than the Lincoln Aviator, making the Lincoln Aviator the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Land Rover Defender has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Aviator.

Warranty
The Land Rover Defender comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Aviator.