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Land Rover Defender 2.5 TD5

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Land Rover Defender 2.5 TD5

4-door 5-seater offroad utility vehicle, diesel engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2495 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 301.0 N·m / 222.0 lb·ft / 222.0 lb·ft @ 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph top speed, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Land RoverIssued from2008
ModelDefender 2.5 TD5Issued until
SerieDefenderNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLand RoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeoffroad utility vehicleNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)590 l / 20.84 cu ft / 20.84 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4590 l / 162.09 cu ft / 162.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1993 l / 70.38 cu ft / 70.38 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5070 mm / 199.6 in / 199.6 inTotal (curb) weight2117 kg / 4667 lb / 4667 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height2040 mm / 80.3 in / 80.3 inLoad capacity363 kg / 800 lb / 800 lb
Wheelbase3230 mm / 127.2 in / 127.2 inGross (max.) weight2480 kg / 5467 lb / 5467 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance210 mm / 8.3 in / 8.3 inFuel capacity93 l / 20.5 UK gal / 24.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)3.12 m2 / 33.6 sq ft / 33.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.25 m2 / 13.4 sq ft / 13.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)31.0 kW / 41.6 hp / 41.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
FueldieselStroke89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2495 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.11 cm3/cylinder / 30.458 cu in/cylinder / 30.458 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque301.0 N·m / 222.0 lb·ft / 222.0 lb·ft at 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque120.6 N·m/l / 1.06 lb·ft/cu in / 1.06 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions287 g/km / 461 g/mi / 461 g/mi (est.)
  Range869 km / 540 mi / 540 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Land Rover Defender 2.5 TD5

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