How the 2020 Land Rover Defender Stacks Up Versus Jeep JL Wrangler

Land Rover officially announced and revealed the revival of the Defender last week, resurrecting one of its most recognizable nameplates and bringing the model back to the US for the first time since 1997.

However, the 2020 Defender features major mechanical differences than its ancestors — no longer featuring body-on-frame construction nor solid front and rear axles. Besides these two big differences to the Jeep JL Wrangler, let’s see how else the two venerable off-roaders compare.