Land Rover Defender 2022

Originally, the United Kingdom (Coventry) is the main headquarters of Land Rover. Range Rover models include the brand’s trademark ruggedness. It is a British automaker known for designing luxury vehicles, off-road-ready SUVs, and many more. Here we will talk about Land Rover Defender.

 

What’s new in the 2022 Land Rover Defender?

Land rovers have now released, 2022 Land Rover defender. The new land rover defender is packed with a powerful, strong, quick engine, the 518-hp Supercharged 5.0-liter V-8. It has introduced a V-8 engine which is available in both the two-door 90 and four-door 110 models. Black-painted roof and tailgate, black-painted tow hooks, Xenon Blue brake calipers are some exterior changes in the new model.

 

We get to see additional features like heated-and-cooled front seats, leather-and-cloth upholstery, three-zone automatic climate control, an adjustable air suspension, and adaptive cruise control. Unlike its previous model, the Defender has a unibody construction versus a body-on-frame setup.

 

Engine, Transmission, and Performance of the 2022 Land Rover Defender

The powertrain used in the 2022 Land Rover Defender depends on the model. It is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive and locking differentials for navigating treacherous terrain are common features in every model of the 2022 Land Rover Defender. The new defender is available with a 3.0-liter inline-six which utilizes an electric supercharger and 48-volt hybrid system. 518-hp supercharged V-8 is the additional option you can get. The Defender has a unibody construction versus a body-on-frame setup, also it replaces the old solid axles with a fully independent suspension. 

 

Mechanical Features: Land Rover Defender

  • Engine type: 3.0L I6 MHEV
  • 8-Speed ZF 8HP76 Automatic Transmission
  • 3.55 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 6,545 lbs.
  • Auto Stop-Start engine feature
  • Transmission with Driver Selectable Mode
  • Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • Automatic Rear Locking Differential
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • Battery with Run Down Protection
  • Hybrid Electric Motor
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Cell Phone Pre-Wiring
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Electronic Transfer Case

 

Exterior and overview of the 2022 Land Rover Defender

The new 2022 Land Rover Defender is a completely modern, high-tech off-roader with unique curb appeal. The front view of the car gives a strong road presence to the car. We get to see a butch styling in its bonnet, giving an aggressive look to the car. Side indicators are integrated into its circular headlamp. Small fog lamps are hidden. In this way, it is protected from a collision. A massive bumper makes it aggressive. Defender logo just above its short and small front grille.

 

Besides that, we get a front camera and parking sensors. 110 model is a 5-door version whereas 90 is 3 door version. Massive front tire upgrades its off-road functionality. In addition, side vents are installed in its side profile which is a very useful feature and common in the off-roading vehicle. Its tail lamp, blinkers are catchy elements. A 20-inch spare wheel is part of its rear profile. The camera is attached along with a shark fin antenna.

 

Exterior Features:

Some of its extra exterior features are in the list below.

  • Full-Size Spare Tire Mounted Outside Rear
  • Metallic Paint body
  • Aluminum Spare wheel
  • 20” All Season Tires
  • 20” Gloss Dark Grey style 5095 inches wheel with 5 splits spoke contrast diamond turned finish
  • Express Open and Close Sliding and Tilting Glass 1st And 2nd Row Sunroof with Power Sunshade
  • Front Bumper (Body-colored) with Metal-Look Rub Strip Accent and Black Bumper Insert
  • Rear Step Bumper with Metal-Look Rub Strip Accent
  • Black Bodyside Cladding 
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Wheel Well Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Power Heated Side Mirrors
  • Driver Auto Dimming and Power Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window with wiper and defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Intermittent Wipers
  • Aluminum Panels
  • Metal-Look Chrome Grille
  • Conventional Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate
  • Rear power Door Locks
  • Roof Rack Rails
  • Approach Lights
  • LED Brake lights
  • Automatic High beams headlights
  • Auto On and Off Projector Beam 
  • Led Low or High Beam Daytime Running lights
  • Auto-Leveling Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • Front And Rear Fog Lamps

 

Design and interior of the 2022 Land Rover Defender

The new defender had made improvements in its wide glass area and a sunroof. Its interior has been more luxurious when compared to its preceding model. The front interior is made up of soft materials resulting in a classy look. Its dashboard is given with a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with many functions including navigation, voice control, eco data, departure, approach angle, and many more. Massive steering wheels are also made up of soft rubber-like material.

 

Armrest, AC vents, charging ports, temperature set option, USB ports are provided for passengers. The boot space of this car is very huge. Unlike other cars, we get a soft partial tray. Underneath it, we get a repair kit. 12-volt charging ports, lights are part of its boot. In case one seat on the third row, Ac vents, and cup holder are also provided in the boot.

 

Interior Features: Land Rover Defender

Some of its extra interior features are in the list below.

  • Leather or Metal-Look Steering Wheel with Auto Tilt-Away
  • Front and rear Cupholder
  • Compass
  • Proximity Key for Push Button Start 
  • Locking Type: Power Fuel Flap
  • Remote Keyless Entry 
  • Integrated Key Transmitter
  • 2 Door Curb
  • Illuminated Entry
  • Ignition Switch 
  • Panic Button
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Cruise Control with Steering Wheel Controls
  • Distance Pacing with Traffic Stop-Go
  • Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Under seat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Full Morzine Cloth Headliner
  • Speedometer
  • Odometer
  • Engine Coolant Temp
  • Tachometer
  • Inclinometer
  • Altimeter
  • Cargo space lights
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Streaming audio
  • Automatic equalizer
  • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
  • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
  • Head-up display
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Air filtration
  • Trip Odometer and Computer
  • Interior trim like Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Genuine Wood or Metal-Look Door Panel Insert Metal-Look Interior Accents 
  • Leather Upholstered Dashboard
  • Power Tilt and Telescoping Steering Column

 

Safety Features: Land Rover Defender

The 2022 Land Rover Defender has some key features like automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, a standard lane-departure warning and assists system, and adaptive cruise control. We also can see a tailored system for off-roading and tow.  It also has several unique systems tailored for off-roading and towing. Some of its extra safety features are:

  • Electronic Traction Control (ETC) 
  • ABS
  • Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Driver and Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Parking Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Blind Spot Assist 
  • Lane Keeping Assist system
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Aerial View Camera 
  • Front collision mitigation
  • Driver Monitoring Alert
  • Emergency Braking 
  • Rear Traffic Monitor
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • 3D surround Backup Camera
  • For clear sight, ground view camera

 

Warranty, Maintenance, and service:

Land Rover offers one of the standard warranty plans in the industry like it’s rival sharing the same platform. All the equipment, components required to repair might be available in a nearby showroom. It offers nearly 5 years of limited and powertrain warranty. Though, complementary maintenance is absent.

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Specifications: Land Rover Defender

Some of its specs are listed down in the table below:

Vehicle
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Engine
Engine Order Code NA
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Displacement  3.0 L/183
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
Maximum Horsepower @ RPM 395 @ 5500
Maximum Torque @ RPM 406 @ 2000
Cooling System Capacity NA
Engine Oil Cooler Regular Duty

Transmission of Land Rover Defender

Transmission Order Code NA
Transmission Description Automatic 
Number of Transmission Speeds 8
First Gear Ratio  5.50
Second Gear Ratio  3.52
Third Gear Ratio  2.20
Fourth Gear Ratio  1.72
Fifth Gear Ratio  1.32
Sixth Gear Ratio 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio 0.64
Reverse Ratio  3.99
Final Drive Axle Ratio NA
Transfer Case Model Electronic
Fuel economy
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score NA
CO2 Emissions, 15K mi/year in tons 9.2
Range, city/highway in miles 397.80 / 514.80
EPA Fuel Economy city/highway in mpg 19 / 17 / 22
Fuel Capacity  23.4
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity NA

Exterior dimensions Land Rover Defender

Wheelbase 101.9 inch
Length 180.4 inch 
Width, without mirrors 79.1 inch
Height 77.5 inch
Front Track Width 67.1 inch
Rear Track Width 66.9 inch
Minimum Ground Clearance 8.6 inch
Rear Door Opening Height NA
Rear Door Opening Width NA
Lift over Height NA
Body Length 0.00
Front Ground Clearance NA
Interior dimensions
Passenger 5
Front Head Room 40.6 inch
Front Leg Room 39 inches
Front Shoulder Room 60.8 inch
Front Hip Room NA
Second Row Head Room 40.4 inch
Second Row LegRoom 36.6 inch
Second Row Shoulder Room 59.2 inch
Second Row Hip Room NA

Cargo Dimensions

Cargo Space/Area Behind Front Row 58.3 cubic feet
Cargo Space/Area Behind Second and Third Row 15.6 cubic feet
Steering, Suspension, and brakes of Land Rover Defender
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter / Radius, curb to curb 37 feet
Front Suspension Type Short and Long Arm
Rear Suspension Type Multi-Link
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Anti-Lock-Braking System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotors, diameter X thickness 14.3 inch
Rear Brake Rotors, diameter X thickness 13.8 inch

 

Price List in USD: Land Rover Defender

Here is the price list of the 2022 Land Rover Defender in USD.

Car model Price
Base $50,050
S $52,450
X – Dynamic S $60,850
SE $66,450
X – Dynamic SE $66,450
X – Dynamic HSE $70,950
XS Edition $73,250
X $84,850
Trophy Edition $91,350
V8 $98,550
V8 Carpathian $105,350

 

Note: All mentioned specs and prices are not fixed for all of its models, it might change.

 

Conclusion:

New, 2022 Land Rover Defender has some remarkable changes like a 518-hp Supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 powertrain. Black-painted roof and tailgate, black-painted tow hooks, Xenon Blue brake calipers are some of its exterior parts. Heated-and-cooled front seats, leather-and-cloth upholstery, three-zone automatic climate control, an adjustable air suspension, and adaptive cruise control are its convenient interior features.

All the mentioned models of the 2022 Land Rover Defender might not be available in every region of Nepal. Buyers can buy from respective dealers or distributors from the Kathmandu valley. For any technical support, customer service, owners can visit the respective showroom. Stay tuned for more information.

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