Advantages: fast, comfortable on the road, good fuel economy Disadvantages: have to turn on engine to use electrics
...I was looking to replace my clio in Summer 2007 and was looking around for a stronger beefier car. I originally looked at the Freelander in late 2005 but was not for me at the time. Thankfully I am quite glad about that as they bought the new Freelander, called Freelander 2, out in 2006.
My must-have requirements (in no order of preference as I MUST HAVE them):
* automatic gearbox...
Advantages: Excellent, unobstructed view for driver, spacey interior, useful wind-down back window, economical, great towing Disadvantages: loss of power up hills, can have mechanical problems
...and having put all the white goods in one trip I didn't even know I was towing. I have also used it to tow horses up and down the windy highland roads.
It's ECONOMICAL petrol consumption.
It is very SPACIOUS, I used my Freelander to move house filling it full to bursting and on the 400 + miles on country road and A roads it still managed an average of 37 to the gallon.
This vehicle has exceptional...
Advantages: Feels safe, sturdy and comfortable to drive - handles well. Disadvantages: temperamental immobiliser, loud engine, noise from back wheels
...the head gaskett and would recommend that before you buy one of these you get it checked. Mine has had its gaskett replaced for the same reason - this is fairly typical for this model - Land Rover know all about it and if you complain loud enough to them , they will fix it ie replace it ....