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Written on: 13/09/2016 by 435Blake (1 review written)
I bought a 2002 freelander petrol with 75,000 on the clock , 1 previous owner , just an impulse buy knowing about the head gasket prob , I got it home and stripped it down straight away to upgrade the head gasket , it's an easy job every thing I bought cost just under 200 pound , 3 days inc the head skim, exc car love driving it , petrol compsumption is ok , try running a shogun lol , would not hessitate to buy another , shall have this for a long time , just done 1800 miles in 10 days totally… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/04/2014 by loGauthier249 (1 review written)
Freelander 2001 V6 Owned from new never used off road and always serviced.Purchased because of favourable reviews at the time. Gearbox failed and 'replaced" under warranty.Warning lights eg Hill decent periodically came on from new as did other warning lights.Frequently going in to have thse cleared by LandRover by attaching some computer. Rear window failed and fixed by LandRover who neglected to cable tie the wiring out of the way to allow clearance for lowering of window - now Heater element… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/05/2012
This one of the most heck tick cars i have ever owned . if you want to save don't go for this tape of a truck .This truck will drain your pockets and mechanics will your best freinds always… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/06/2010
Hi, could some one please help me out?? My freelander v6 is giving me some problems. Have had a new engine put in. Im a total layman at this...or rather laywoman.Coming down to the problem, when i try to speed up a little my car has a miss. Its been at the garage for a whole week and they cannot figure out the problem. Could someone with some knowledge about the car guide me as to what i should look for?? As in what could be causing the miss?? Any suggestions would be welcome.
ML… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/05/2010
got a 2002 v6 freelander, for a v6 it is not thirsty, if you cant afford to run an uno dont buy land rover. loverly car, mine lives a very hard live in the bush and on the beach. lots of long distance. if you landy breaks like all cars do, fix it properly no short cuts. and if you say this car is thirsty, you have not had alot of suvs… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/12/2009
Never waiste your money on free lander, it is stupid car, to fix a leak you require to drop engine, this is the pipe between the alternator and the engine, i reffer to the petrol return pipe. so you want headaque then buy landrover, or invest your money on some other make. does not have to be freelander, bad design of the engine, bad ......... al the way… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/10/2009 by biffobear (1 review written)
I bought a 74000 mile 2.5 gs in green with sidesteps and 17" alloys in green, i saw it and thought it looked lovely so it was an impulse buy, it hasnt gone wrong but anyone looking to buy this particular model should be aware of a few issues,firstly the seats are quite small and one feels 'perched' on them the boot is really quite small and th side opening tailgate requires a lot of room to open fully, the auto box is very sluggish to change down ( giving all or nothing acceleration) but by far… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/06/2009 by jhydo (2 reviews written)
Land Rover Freelander 2.5l V6 have been a car to marvel over but for it's reliability headache. I guess it's as a result of he ROVER parts bin that was utilized in product… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/05/2009
I bought a landrover freelander 2002 model(petrol) and its the worst and most expensive car i have ever bought… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/06/2008
It's a very nice car, but as with all V6's if it goes wrong it gets expensive. A cylinder head gasket (you have two on a V engine!) won't leave much change from £1,800 and a window motor about £150. Still a good buy though as it is quick without being flashy. It has car saloon performance with off road capability… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/11/2006 by Trev150 (6 reviews written)
The Freelander is definitely a great car but avoid the petrol models because of a design flaw which makes the engines fail - go for a TD4 manual as the Auto box costs a bomb to repair.
If I had bought a diesel I would still have it because it truly is a great car… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/01/2006 by neomamills (1 review written)
I sold Land Rover for 2 years and have owned 2 of them. The first caught fire. I obviously love it if I bought a second one. Keep in mind that I got it cheap and have it serviced for less. But - if you're buying a small SUV this is the only one to get if you can afford it. The features, build, and ability are great, and I'd rather get into an accident in this than in any other small SUV… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/01/2006 by Richard Christian (1 review written)
I bought the Freelander V6 GS two years ago it is a nice drive, the height is good and it's smooth and quiet… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/12/2003 by capgras (1 review written)
Good reliabilty until head gasket blew, though this was a design fault Landrover would only pay for parts (less than £200) leaving me with a bill for £750 labour. I will never buy a Landrover again… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/11/2003 by Anthony Willis (1 review written)
Sound car for long journeys, real gas wanting machine, going to break your bank account just for a service at about three hundred pounds a time. But it's a car that you have to fall in love with… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/09/2003 by Freelander246 (1 review written)
I am in the process of selling a nearly three year old Landrover Freelander 2.5l V6 ES with 16500 on the clock and I will be lucky to get £11000px. So it has cost me approx £4500 per year to drive this vehicle.
Also at about 15000 miles a new engine had to be fitted, due I have recently been informed to a head gasket problem. A Land Rover garage said that they had done 5 in the last month, so it appears to be a major problem. Never again… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/07/2002 by Bob Evans. (1 review written)
I bought a V6 ES Land Rover Freelander a year ago in 2001(my second freelander) and have had excellent service from it. No unplanned visits to the garage. Yes it can be thirsty if you put your foot down but i can get 25mpg on a motorway at about 55 - 60 mph and using cruise control. (Frankly anyone who complains about its thirst has, i suspect, bought outside their budget!).
I have found my V6 engine to be reliable and provides power enough for the car, the air con. and the lights - including… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/08/2001 by John. (1 review written)
You will need to change the suspension. It is too soft, and vehicle is dangerous on road.
Even 170 bhp, the car is really lazy, it and consume goes till 14 l/100 Km as medium
In less than a year (guarantee limit) it has been necessary to repair a lot of expensive parts
Post-selling service not accurate because of lack of spare-parts
IS it bad luck?
… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/04/2001 by Roland. (1 review written)
I bought mine new this week and am very happy with the V6 package. Plenty of power and the g'box is outstanding. Looks great and handles very well on road/trails. Expensive but am expecting good build quality and reliability… Read Full Review
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