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2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2020 Lincoln Continental Review

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2021 Land Rover

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2020 Lincoln

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$46,305 to $75,470
Invoice* $58,938 $44,222 to $71,182
MPG - City 17 16 - 18
MPG - Hwy 22 24 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
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

The Land Rover Defender offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lincoln Continental with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Lincoln Continental will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Defender.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Land Rover Defender as you will with the Lincoln Continental, as they get the same number of miles per 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 Land Rover Defender is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln Continental. 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 Continental.

Since the Land Rover Defender is much wider than the Lincoln Continental, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Defender takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln Continental.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Land Rover Defender transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lincoln Continental.

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

When it comes to horsepower, the Land Rover Defender is somewhat more powerful than the Lincoln Continental.

The Land Rover Defender offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Continental, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Land Rover Defender will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln Continental.

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