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    Land Rover Defender vs Lexus RX

    CarWale brings you comparison of Land Rover Defender and Lexus RX. The Land Rover Defender price is ₹ 76.57 Lakh and Lexus RX price is ₹ 1.04 Crore. The Land Rover Defender is available in 1997 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Lexus RX is available in 3456 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and Hybrid (Electric + Petrol). Defender provides the mileage of 8.7 kmpl and RX provides the mileage of 16.55 kmpl.

    Defender vs RX Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsDefender RX
    Price₹ 76.57 Lakh₹ 1.04 Crore
    Engine Capacity1997 cc3456 cc
    Power296 bhp259 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (CVT)
    Fuel TypePetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
    Land Rover Defender
    ₹ 76.57 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Lexus RX
    ₹ 1.04 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1997 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC3456 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type2.0L Turbocharged I43.5L 2GR-FXS V6
      Fuel Type PetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)296 bhp @ 5500 rpm259 bhp @ 6000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1500 rpm335 Nm @ 4600 rpm
      Max Engine Performance308 bhp
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)8.716.55
      Driving Range (Km)7701076
      Drivetrain4WD / AWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override, Sport ModeAutomatic (CVT) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
      Battery1.9 kWh, Nickel Metal Hydride, 650 Volt,Battery Placed Under Rear Seats
      Electric Motor2 Permanent magnet synchronous Placed At One motor each on front and rear axle
      OthersIdle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop, Pure Electric Driving Mode
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)45835000
      Width (mm)21051895
      Height (mm)19741700
      Wheelbase (mm)25872790
      Ground Clearance (mm)225200
      Kerb Weight (kg)20652260
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)35
      Seating Capacity (Person)57
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
      Bootspace (litres)297211
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)88.565
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone with Coil SpringsMacPherson Strut with Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock Absorbers and Stabilizer Bar
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with Coil SpringsDouble Wishbone with Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock Absorbers and Stabilizer Bar
      Front Brake TypeDiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.655.9
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSteelAlloy
      Front TyresR18235 / 65 R18
      Rear Tyres235 / 65 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)10 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Front Passenger Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveFull-timeTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Hill Descent Control
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemoteKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
      Third Row ACSeparate Zone, Vents on Side Panels, Common Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentManual Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets3
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver ArmrestOptional
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsSingle ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursEbonyIvory / Black, Ocher / Black, Noble Brown / Black, Rich Cream / Black, Black
      Rear ArmrestOptionalWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
      Third Row Cup Holders
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Opening and Closing
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofOptionalElectrically Adjustable
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior Lighting
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsOptional,LEDLED on front, Halogen on rear
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalAnalogue
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear PassengersOptional
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)33
      Warranty (Kilometres)100000100000

    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • Iconic Off-Roader with world-renowned capabilities
    • Comes with modern hardware, features and customisation
    • Not as expensive as we expected it to be
    • Radical looks which stand out amongst usual SUVs
    • Offered with an efficient hybrid drivetrain 
    • High-quality cabin with ample amount of features
    Could be Better
    • Not the easiest car to manoeuvre in city
    • Even though it’s not utilitarian, the cabin is noisy
    • Ergonomics could have been better
    • Not the most exciting car to drive
    • Priced almost a segment higher than its rivals
    • Not a rugged SUV 

    Colours

    Pangea Green Metallic
    Deep Blue Mica
    Santorini Black Metallic
    Black
    Tasman Blue Metallic
    Amber Crystal Shine
    Gondwana Stone Metallic
    Graphite Black Glass Flake
    Eiger Grey Metallic
    Mercury Gray Mica
    Indus Silver Metallic
    Red Mica Crystal Shine
    Fuji White
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    Sonic Titanium
    Ice Ecru
    Sonic Quartz
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