What is Land Rover Defender lifespan?

The estimated lifespan of a Land Rover Defender is 351,000mi, before reaching the life expectancy upper limit. Fuel type is a major factor when looking into a vehicles lifespan/life expectancy.

We calculated all of the below figures by getting average mileage from scrapped vehicles of this exact make, model, year and fuel type. We then get an accurate sum by taking into account deviations such as insurance write-offs.

Please note these life span averages are guidelines, and a vehicle may be unroadworthy before or after the estimated mileage.

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Why is lifespan important?

When it comes to choosing a new Land Rover Defender for your family, it's essential to think beyond the shiny exterior and powerful engine. Just like picking the perfect pet or finding the right pair of shoes, the lifespan of a vehicle plays a crucial role in making a wise decision. Imagine a world where cars are like friends, sticking with us through thick and thin. Well, that's the kind of relationship we want with our vehicles, and here's why!

First things first, what exactly is a vehicle's lifespan? It's like the number of birthdays a car can celebrate before it's time to gracefully retire. Some cars, like superheroes, seem to last forever, while others have a shorter adventure. But how do we know which cars are in it for the long haul? That's where our magical database of scrapped vehicles comes into play.

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Putting our data to the test

Picture this database as a giant book of car stories, telling us how long different Land Rover Defenders have been cruising the roads. It's like having a crystal ball that shows us the future of our potential rides. By peeking into this book, we can discover the secret life expectancy of a car – the average number of years it spends zooming around before it bids farewell.

Now, you might be wondering, why should we care about a car's lifespan? Well, imagine if you had a friend who promised to be with you for just a short time. You'd want to know that, right? The same goes for cars. We want a vehicle that will be our road companion for many years, not one that says goodbye too soon.

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Here are some cool reasons why considering a car's lifespan is as important as picking the right flavor of ice cream:

1. Saving Money:
Cars, just like video games and toys, can be a bit pricey. When we choose a car that loves to stick around, it's like getting more value for our money. We won't have to say goodbye to our four-wheeled friend too soon, and that means more adventures without breaking the piggy bank.
2. Environmental Superpowers:

Believe it or not, cars have a superpower – the ability to help or harm our planet. A car that lasts longer means we're making fewer new cars and using fewer precious resources. It's like being an Earth superhero, fighting for a cleaner and greener world.
3. Family Memories:

Just like family photos and holiday traditions, cars become a part of our family memories. A car that stays with us for a long time becomes a witness to our adventures – from road trips to school pickups. It's like a trusty sidekick in our life story.
4. Less Stress, More Fun:

Imagine if our favorite games or toys only lasted a short time. That wouldn't be much fun, right? Well, cars are like big, grown-up toys for adults. Choosing a car with a good lifespan means less worry about unexpected breakdowns and more time for fun road trips and exciting journeys.

So, the next time you're thinking about bringing a Land Rover Defender into your family, take a peek into our magical database. Find out how many birthdays that car is ready to celebrate with you. Remember, a car is not just a machine; it's a friend on wheels. Choose wisely, and may your adventures be long and full of joy!

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793

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2021 - Petrol

Life Span: 350,843mi

#1
522

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1984 - Electric

Life Span: 281,384mi

#2
760

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2019 - Petrol

Life Span: 277,218mi

#3
773

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1966 - Petrol

Life Span: 275,507mi

#4
745

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1993 - Diesel

Life Span: 242,494mi

#5
563

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1983 - LPG

Life Span: 236,160mi

#6
798

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1987 - Diesel

Life Span: 220,899mi

#7
757

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1986 - Diesel

Life Span: 220,899mi

#8
584

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1983 - Diesel

Life Span: 209,589mi

#9
604

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1984 - LPG

Life Span: 207,987mi

#10
568

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1985 - Diesel

Life Span: 205,688mi

#11
557

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1986 - Diesel

Life Span: 204,069mi

#12
578

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1989 - Diesel

Life Span: 201,853mi

#13
541

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1987 - Diesel

Life Span: 201,562mi

#14
698

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2019 - Diesel

Life Span: 200,982mi

#15
810

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1959 - Diesel

Life Span: 195,077mi

#16
696

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1980 - Diesel

Life Span: 194,358mi

#17
580

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1991 - Diesel

Life Span: 193,539mi

#18
443

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2003 - Diesel

Life Span: 188,784mi

#19
654

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2012 - Petrol

Life Span: 188,422mi

#20
623

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1984 - Petrol

Life Span: 183,848mi

#21
598

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1986 - Petrol

Life Span: 183,542mi

#22
441

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2002 - Diesel

Life Span: 182,712mi

#23
793

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1961 - Diesel

Life Span: 182,104mi

#24
644

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1983 - Petrol

Life Span: 181,378mi

#25
603

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2003 - Petrol

Life Span: 181,370mi

#26
435

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2001 - Diesel

Life Span: 181,074mi

#27
627

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1988 - Petrol

Life Span: 180,336mi

#28
533

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1987 - LPG

Life Span: 179,528mi

#29
547

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1995 - Diesel

Life Span: 179,248mi

#30
565

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1992 - Diesel

Life Span: 179,179mi

#31
587

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2010 - Petrol

Life Span: 177,702mi

#32
760

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1990 - Diesel

Life Span: 176,480mi

#33
441

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1990 - LPG

Life Span: 173,307mi

#34
428

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2000 - Diesel

Life Span: 172,398mi

#35
504

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1996 - Diesel

Life Span: 171,822mi

#36
706

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1971 - Diesel

Life Span: 171,442mi

#37
482

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1997 - Diesel

Life Span: 165,838mi

#38
889

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1965 - Diesel

Life Span: 164,072mi

#39
738

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1989 - Petrol

Life Span: 162,016mi

#40
733

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2016 - Diesel

Life Span: 160,942mi

#41
691

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2022 - Diesel

Life Span: 155,910mi

#42
643

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1977 - Diesel

Life Span: 154,093mi

#43
708

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1970 - Diesel

Life Span: 153,283mi

#44
709

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1990 - Petrol

Life Span: 151,810mi

#45
739

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2015 - Diesel

Life Span: 151,365mi

#46
569

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2002 - Petrol

Life Span: 147,536mi

#47
858

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1968 - Diesel

Life Span: 147,086mi

#48
691

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2014 - Diesel

Life Span: 145,557mi

#49
719

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1969 - Diesel

Life Span: 144,032mi

#50
721

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1971 - Petrol

Life Span: 143,107mi

#51
727

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1961 - Petrol

Life Span: 142,403mi

#52
568

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1998 - Petrol

Life Span: 142,229mi

#53
546

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1996 - Petrol

Life Span: 142,163mi

#54
517

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2009 - Diesel

Life Span: 141,997mi

#55
733

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1963 - Petrol

Life Span: 140,118mi

#56
670

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1993 - Petrol

Life Span: 138,755mi

#57
599

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2011 - Diesel

Life Span: 137,944mi

#58
750

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2016 - Petrol

Life Span: 136,224mi

#59
748

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

2015 - Petrol

Life Span: 133,554mi

#60
742

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1979 - Petrol

Life Span: 132,154mi

#61
680

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1985 - Diesel

Life Span: 131,731mi

#62
777

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1958 - Diesel

Life Span: 129,328mi

#63
816

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1972 - Diesel

Life Span: 128,142mi

#64
686

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1982 - Petrol

Life Span: 127,150mi

#65
710

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1972 - Petrol

Life Span: 126,414mi

#66
780

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1963 - Diesel

Life Span: 123,726mi

#67
669

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1969 - Petrol

Life Span: 123,674mi

#68
975

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1956 - Petrol

Life Span: 122,854mi

#69
978

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1955 - Petrol

Life Span: 122,854mi

#70
814

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1957 - Petrol

Life Span: 121,859mi

#71
652

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1967 - Petrol

Life Span: 118,032mi

#72
958

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1969 - Diesel

Life Span: 117,821mi

#73
880

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1959 - Petrol

Life Span: 117,678mi

#74
789

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1964 - Diesel

Life Span: 115,403mi

#75
729

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1978 - Petrol

Life Span: 114,709mi

#76
740

LAND ROVER DEFENDER

1977 - Petrol

Life Span: 114,709mi

#77

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