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Ford Bronco vs. Land Rover Defender

In comparing the Ford Bronco to the Land Rover Defender, the Ford Bronco has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Land Rover Defender has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Bronco versus the Land Rover Defender, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Ford Bronco versus Land Rover Defender Pricing

For a new model, the Ford Bronco's price is between $37,696 and $68,249, with the Land Rover Defender priced between $59,002 and $99,930.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford Bronco’s base engine makes 275 horsepower, and the Land Rover Defender base engine makes 296 horsepower.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Land Rover Defender has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Ford Bronco.

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2023 Ford Bronco

2023 Land Rover Defender

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$37,696 - $68,249

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$59,002 - $99,930

Used Asking Price:

$65,526 - $98,943

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

22 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

The Ford Bronco is a compact SUV with excellent off-road capability. The original Bronco was discontinued back in 1996, with 2021 marking its return to the Ford lineup. The average new model costs $51,186.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Superior off-road capability
  • Excellent cargo capacity for four-door models
  • Highly customizable through factory accessories

  • Bouncy on-road ride
  • Tight rear seats for two-door models
  • Low fuel economy

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Black Diamond, Black Diamond Advanced, Big Bend, Heritage Limited Edition, Wildtrak Advanced, Badlands Advanced, Big Bend Advanced, Outer Banks, Raptor Advanced, Base, Heritage Edition, Everglades Advanced, Outer Banks Advanced, Base Advanced

Trim Levels

90 X-Dynamic SE, 90 V8, 130 SE, 110 SE, 130 S, 110 30th Anniversary Edition, 130 X-Dynamic SE, 110 V8, 110 X-Dynamic SE, 130 First Edition, 130 X, 110 S, 110 X, 90 Carpathian Edition, 90 SE, 110 Standard, 90 S, 90 X, 110 Carpathian Edition

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

275 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

315 foot-lbs @ 3400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

296 hp @ 4000 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

17 / 20 / 18

Range (city/hwy):

405 / 476 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

51.8 inches

Cargo Space:

22.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

52.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

121.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

59.2 inches

Cargo Space:

34 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

78.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4294 lbs

Width:

86.2 inches

Height:

71.9 inches

Length:

173.7 inches

Wheelbase:

100.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.4 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4815 lbs

Width:

82.9 inches

Height:

77.4 inches

Length:

197.6 inches

Wheelbase:

118.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

P255/70R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

255/60R18