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2022 Land Rover Defender vs. 2022 Lincoln Aviator Review

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2022 Land Rover
Defender

MSRP*: $47,700 to $112,200
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2022 Lincoln
Aviator

MSRP*: $51,465 to $87,905
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Invoice* $44,838 to $105,468 $49,149 to $82,307
MPG - City 14 - 18 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 22 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 58.3 - 78.8 ft3 77.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6, V-8 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 296 - 518 hp 400 hp
Towing Capacity 7,716 - 8,201 lbs 5,600 - 6,700 lbs
Exterior Length 180.4 - 197.6 in 199.3 in
Exterior Width 79.1 in 82.3 in
Leg Room Front 39.0 - 39.1 in
Rear 36.6 - 39.1 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 40.1 in
Head Room Front 40.6 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 40.2 - 41.5 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.7 in
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
The Land Rover Defender offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat 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). The Land Rover Defender is somewhat more expensive 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. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Defender takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln Aviator.

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.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Land Rover Defender and the Lincoln Aviator. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Land Rover Defender as you will in the Lincoln Aviator.

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