Compare 2021 Land Rover Defender vs 2021 Toyota 4Runner

2021 Land Rover Defender
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110 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Defender 110 AWD 17 20 $47,470 $50,500
Defender 110 S AWD 17 20 $50,572 $53,800
Defender 110 SE AWD 17 22 $58,938 $62,700
Defender 110 X AWD 17 22 $78,020 $83,000
Defender 110 X-Dynamic HSE AWD 17 22 $67,304 $71,600
Defender 110 X-Dynamic SE AWD 17 22 $61,570 $65,500
Defender 90 AWD 18 21 $43,334 $46,100
Defender 90 First Edition AWD 17 22 $60,254 $64,100
Defender 90 S AWD 18 21 $46,436 $49,400
Defender 90 X AWD 17 22 $75,670 $80,500
Defender 90 X-Dynamic S AWD 17 22 $54,332 $57,800
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Limited 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4Runner Limited 2WD 16 19 $42,014 $45,670
4Runner Limited 4WD 16 19 $43,888 $47,705
4Runner Nightshade 2WD 16 19 $43,316 $47,085
4Runner Nightshade 4WD 16 19 $45,189 $49,120
4Runner SR5 2WD 16 19 $33,823 $36,765
4Runner SR5 4WD 16 19 $35,548 $38,640
4Runner SR5 Premium 2WD 16 19 $36,638 $39,825
4Runner SR5 Premium 4WD 16 19 $38,364 $41,700
4Runner TRD Off Road 4WD 16 19 $37,471 $40,730
4Runner TRD Off Road Premium 4WD 16 19 $39,858 $43,325
4Runner TRD Pro 4WD 16 19 $46,684 $50,745
4Runner Trail Special Edition 2WD 16 19 $35,639 $38,740
4Runner Trail Special Edition 4WD 16 19 $37,363 $40,615
4Runner Venture 4WD 16 19 $41,302 $44,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,470
$42,014
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,500
$45,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$842 / month
$761 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
An off-roader with controlled on-road manners, the 2021 Land Rover Defender is a roomier, more civilized alternative to a Jeep Wrangler. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is a hugely capable and cool throwback SUV with a modern price attached.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
NA NA
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.8 57.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 32.9
Third Head Room (in)
NA NA
Front Leg Room (in)
39.1 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 57.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 38.6
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
77.4 71.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
119 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.1 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 9
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 190.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 47.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
78.8 89.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 47.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.1 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/70VR18 P245/60SR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/70VR18 P245/60SR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7716 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4815 4525
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6485 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3439
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2998
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1500 278 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 4.0 L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
296 @ 4000 270 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.40
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Trans Type
8 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.52
Summary
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Defender Toyota 4Runner
Body Code
S S
Body Style
110 Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.10 3.73
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 10.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 750
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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