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1997 Land Rover Defender SUV

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Land Rover Defender Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.9 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 182 hp @ 4750 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 12/14 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Land Rover Defender

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Brute force off-road, rugged design

  • Cons

    About as comfortable as acupuncture and luxurious as a Geo Metro

  • What's New for 1997

    After a one-year hiatus, Defender returns in convertible and hardtop body styles. A 4.0-liter V8 engine is standard, mated to a ZF four-speed automatic transmission. A redesigned center console includes cupholders, and hardtops have new interior trim. Convertibles get improved top sealing, while all Defender 90s are treated to fresh paint colors.

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Full 1997 Land Rover Defender Review

What's New for 1997

After a one-year hiatus, Defender returns in convertible and hardtop body styles. A 4.0-liter V8 engine is standard, mated to a ZF four-speed automatic transmission. A redesigned center console includes cupholders, and hardtops have new interior trim. Convertibles get improved top sealing, while all Defender 90s are treated to fresh paint colors.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 12
  • cty
/
  • 14
  • highway
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