Land Rover Defender gets two new engine options in India

    The Defender can now be purchased with three engine-gearbox options in India.

    Published On Mar 13, 2021 07:30:00 AM


    Land Rover Defender gets two new engine options in India

    Land Rover Defender 110 X.

    The Land Rover Defender has received two new engine options in the Indian market – a six-cylinder turbo-petrol and a six-cylinder turbo-diesel.

    • Defender now gets a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder turbo-diesel and turbo-petrol option.
    • Prices for the more powerful petrol Defender range from Rs 86.24-95.39 lakh
    • Prices for the diesel Defender range from Rs 94.36 lakh to Rs 1.08 crore

    Land Rover Defender: price and trim

    Land Rover Defender Diesel prices (ex-showroom, India)
    Defender 90Defender 110
    SERs 94.36 lakhRs 97.03 lakh
    HSERs 98.37 lakhRs 1.01 crore
    X-Dynamic HSERs 1.02 croreRs 1.04 crore
    XRs 1.08 croreRs 1.08 crore

    In our market, Land Rover is offering the six-cylinder diesel and petrol engine options with both, the smaller Defender 90 (3-door) and the larger 110 (5-door). The diesel-powered Defender is available in four trims – SE, HSE, X-Dynamic HSE and X. It is worth mentioning that while the X-Dynamic HSE trim is similar to the HSE in terms of equipment, it gets various cosmetic changes on the interior and exterior. It is a similar case with the X trim.

    Land Rover Defender six-cylinder petrol prices (ex-showroom, India)
    Defender 90Defender 110
    SERs 86.24 lakhRs 92.91 lakh
    HSERs 90.35 lakhRs 96.52 lakh
    X-Dynamic SERs 88.85 lakhRs 95.02 lakh
    First EditionRs 90.93 lakhRs 95.39 lakh
    X-Dynamic HSERs 92.80 lakh-

    The six-cylinder P400 petrol’s smaller 90 version is available in five trims – SE, HSE, X-Dynamic SE, X-Dynamic HSE and First Edition. While the larger 110 version is only offered in four trims – SE, HSE, X-Dynamic SE and First Edition.

    In terms of equipment the top-spec Defender gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, head-up display, automatic climate control, connected car tech, wireless charging, a Meridian audio system, 12-way electrically adjustable and heated front seats, a 360-degree surround camera and much more.

    Land Rover Defender: engine and power output details

    Under the hood, the Land Rover Defender can now be had with a 3.0-litre, in-line six-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that makes 400hp and 550Nm. There is also the option of a 3.0-litre, in-line six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that churns out 300hp and 650Nm. Both engine options feature mild-hybrid technology and come paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. They also get a four-wheel drive system as standard.

    Land Rover Defender: India pricing and engine options

    Land Rover Defender price range (ex-showroom, India)
    Defender 90Defender 110
    P300 2.0-litre turbo-petrolRs 73.98 – 84.63 lakhRs 80.56 – 89.59 lakh
    P400 3.0-litre turbo-petrolRs 86.24 – 92.80 lakhRs 92.91 – 95.39 lakh
    D300 3.0-litre turbo-dieselRs 94.36 lakh – 1.08 croreRs 97.03 lakh – 1.08 crore

    As things stand, the Land Rover Defender is now available with three powertrain options in India. These include a 300hp, 2.0-litre, turbo-petrol (P300) as well as engine as the above mentioned, the 400hp, 3.0-litre, turbo-petrol (P400) and 300hp, 3.0-litre, turbo-diesel engine (D300). 

    Besides this, Land Rover has also begun accepting bookings for the P400e plug-in hybrid variant which is expected to join the line-up later this year.

    Also see:

    Land Rover Defender wins 2021 Women’s World Car of the Year award

    Land Rover Defender V8 revealed

    Next gen Land Rover Discovery Sport, Evoque to get electrified powertrains only

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