2023 Land Rover Defender 130 - Perfect Rental Car for Large Families as a Minivan Alternative


For large families seeking the ideal blend of space, style, and adventure, the 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 stands out as a remarkable choice. With its eight-seat configuration and exceptional versatility, this premium SUV is crafted to comfortably accommodate your entire crew while providing the legendary off-road capability and modern luxury that define the Land Rover brand.


A Superior Alternative to a Van or Minivan

The 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 serves as an exceptional alternative to traditional vans or minivans. While offering similar seating capacity with its flexible eight-seat configuration, the Defender 130 elevates the family travel experience by combining unparalleled off-road capability with luxurious styling. Unlike a conventional van, this versatile SUV is designed to handle rugged terrains and adventurous journeys with ease, making it ideal for exploring New Zealand's diverse landscapes. The refined interior, sophisticated technology, and distinctive Land Rover design ensure that every drive feels premium, providing families with both the practicality they need and the style they desire. Choose the Defender 130 for an adventurous yet comfortable travel experience that sets you apart from the crowd.


Space and Comfort for All

The Defender 130 reimagines what it means to travel as a family, offering three rows of spacious seating designed to fit up to eight passengers. The flexible interior allows for various seating arrangements, making it easy to prioritize either passenger comfort or cargo space as needed. With ample legroom and supportive seats, even the longest journeys are enjoyable for everyone. 

- First Row: The ergonomic front seats provide a commanding view of the road ahead, with advanced infotainment and climate controls within easy reach. High-quality materials and adjustable seating deliver a luxurious experience.

- Second Row: The second row accommodates three adults or children comfortably, offering plenty of legroom and personal space. Reclining seatbacks and separate climate zones enhance the comfort level.

- Third Row: The third row seats are ideal for additional family members or friends, with headrests and adequate legroom to ensure everyone enjoys the ride. This row folds easily to maximize cargo capacity when needed.


Unmatched Versatility and Capability 

Whether navigating city streets or exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations, the Defender 130’s robust engineering ensures a smooth and confident ride. Advanced all-wheel drive technology and a suite of off-road features empower you to conquer rugged terrain without hesitation. With generous cargo space, you can bring along all the essentials for your next family adventure, from sports equipment to camping gear.

- Terrain Response System: Adjust the vehicle's settings based on the terrain you're traversing, whether it's gravel roads, snow, or sand dunes.

- Wade Sensing: Feel secure even while crossing rivers and streams, thanks to the Defender's ability to wade through water up to 35 inches deep.

- Advanced Suspension: The air suspension system provides a smooth ride regardless of the surface, automatically adjusting to maintain the ideal ride height.


Safety and Technology at the Forefront

Safety is paramount when traveling with loved ones, and the Defender 130 excels in this regard. Equipped with cutting-edge driver assistance systems and safety features, it offers peace of mind throughout your journey. Adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and 360-degree cameras make maneuvering easier, while a comprehensive infotainment system keeps everyone entertained and informed.

- Driver Assistance Suite: Adaptive cruise control, blind-spot assist, and lane departure warning enhance on-road safety, while a 360-degree camera system simplifies parking and navigation.

- Infotainment System: The Pivi Pro infotainment system includes a large touchscreen interface, wireless Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity, ensuring seamless access to navigation, music, and communication.


Elevated Design and Luxury 

Inside and out, the Defender 130 blends iconic design with refined craftsmanship. Premium materials, thoughtful storage solutions, and advanced climate control systems create an inviting atmosphere, while the commanding exterior presence reflects the vehicle’s robust yet sophisticated character. The panoramic roof option provides stunning views and enhances the sense of space.

- Interior Details: The luxurious leather upholstery, metal trim, and customizable lighting contribute to an upscale feel, while durable flooring ensures practicality for active families.

- Exterior Features: Signature Defender elements like the Alpine windows and distinctive front grille give the 130 a timeless appearance that stands out in any environment.

Book Your Adventure

If you're planning a family getaway in Queenstown, the 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 is ready to elevate your experience. Reserve this exceptional SUV with Apolicar today and discover why it’s the ultimate choice for large families seeking adventure without compromise.