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Land Rover Defender vs. Ford Bronco Sport

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

Land Rover Defender versus Ford Bronco Sport Pricing

For a new model, the Land Rover Defender's price is between $63,052 and $120,678, with the Ford Bronco Sport priced between $31,718 and $42,885.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Land Rover Defender’s base engine makes 296 horsepower, and the Ford Bronco Sport base engine makes 181 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 Sport.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Ford Bronco Sport has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Ford Bronco Sport has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Land Rover Defender

2023 Ford Bronco Sport

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$63,052 - $120,678

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$31,718 - $42,885

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Not yet available

iSeeCars Rankings

18 / 24
20 / 61
36 / 61

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

The Ford Bronco Sport is a compact SUV that combines a comfortable ride with off-road capability. It was introduced for the 2021 model year as a smaller more road-friendly alternative to the Ford Bronco. The average new model costs $32,096.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Surprisingly strong off-road capability
  • Comfortable and confident on-road manners
  • Plenty of cargo space

  • Excessive of wind noise at highway speeds
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Low fuel economy ratings

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

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

Trim Levels

Base, Big Bend, Outer Banks, Badlands, Heritage, Heritage Limited

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 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):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

181 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

190 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

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

0.052 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

3

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD / 4X4

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet 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

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:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

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

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:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

41.7 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.6 inches

Cargo Space:

32.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

65.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

138.2 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3457 lbs

Width:

82.2 inches

Height:

70.2 inches

Length:

172.7 inches

Wheelbase:

105.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

255/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

225/65R17