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2021 Land Rover Defender

MSRP range: $46,100 - $83,000
4.2 out of 5 stars(5)
Total MSRP$47,450
What others are paying$47,924
Low supply is pushing the market average above MSRP.

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FAQ

Is the Land Rover Defender a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 Defender both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.8 out of 10. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that carrying capacity for the Defender ranges from 15.6 to 34.0 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Land Rover Defender. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 Land Rover Defender?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 Land Rover Defender:

  • Two-door Defender 90 joins the lineup
  • New X-Dynamic trim features unique interior and exterior styling
  • Revised standard and optional feature availability
  • Part of the second Defender generation introduced for 2020
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Is the Land Rover Defender reliable?

To determine whether the Land Rover Defender is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Defender. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Defender's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 Land Rover Defender a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 Land Rover Defender is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 Defender and gave it a 7.8 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 Defender is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 Land Rover Defender?

The least-expensive 2021 Land Rover Defender is the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $46,100.

Other versions include:

  • 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $46,100
  • 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $49,400
  • 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $50,500
  • 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $53,800
  • 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $57,800
  • 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $62,700
  • 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $64,100
  • 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $65,500
  • 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $71,600
  • 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $80,500
  • 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $83,000
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What are the different models of Land Rover Defender?

If you're interested in the Land Rover Defender, the next question is, which Defender model is right for you? Defender variants include 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A). For a full list of Defender models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 Land Rover Defender

2021 Land Rover Defender Overview

The 2021 Land Rover Defender is offered in the following submodels: Defender SUV. Available styles include 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), and 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A). Land Rover Defender models are available with a 3.0 L-liter mild hybrid engine or a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 395 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 Land Rover Defender comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2021 Land Rover Defender comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 Land Rover Defender?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 Land Rover Defender and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 Defender 4.2 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 Defender.

Pros

  • Strong off-road capabilities
  • Wealth of customization options
  • High-tech safety and off-road features
  • Smooth ride for an off-road-oriented SUV

Cons

  • Options can get pricey
  • Cargo door is heavy and opens toward the curb

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 Land Rover Defender and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 Defender featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 Land Rover Defender?

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $50,750. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $783 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $783 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $49,967.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 S 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 1.5% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $51,850. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $1,460 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,460 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $50,390.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 2.8% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $55,150. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $568 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $568 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $54,582.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P300 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 1% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $59,150. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $1,876 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,876 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $57,274.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X-Dynamic S 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 3.2% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $64,050. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $824 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $824 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $63,226.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 1.3% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $65,450. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $706 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $706 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $64,744.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 First Edition 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 1.1% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $66,850. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $486 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $486 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $66,364.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 0.7% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $72,950. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $732 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $732 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $72,218.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 1% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $81,850. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $564 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $564 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $81,286.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P400 X 2dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 0.7% below the MSRP.

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $84,350. The average price paid for a new 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $2,084 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,084 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $82,266.

The average savings for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 2.5% below the MSRP.

Which 2021 Land Rover Defenders are available in my area?

Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2021 Land Rover Defender for sale near. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a car from our massive database to find cheap vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the AutoCheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the 2021 Land Rover Defender.

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What is the MPG of a 2021 Land Rover Defender?

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
19 MPG compined MPG,
17 city MPG/22 highway MPG

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 2dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
19 MPG compined MPG,
18 city MPG/21 highway MPG

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Twincharger gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
19 MPG compined MPG,
17 city MPG/22 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG19
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement3.0 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase119.0 in.
Length197.6 in.
WidthN/A
Height77.4 in.
Curb Weight5035 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 Land Rover Defender?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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