Better than they say it will be...
By Brocktoon on
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 4dr AWD SUV (2.5L 6cyl 5A)
This is a unique, solid and great
handling car. Auto press complains
about lack of rear disc brakes. Who
cares, it stops shorter than a
liberty, rav4 ect.I have driven 500
miles on ice and snow covered
secondary higways and the full time
all wheel drive with traction control
is a real bonus. I had a Jeep Grand
Chrerokee previously, and they are
nowhere near as good in
changable/mixed conditions, where you
need the safety of all wheel drive.
Also prees complains about lack of
power. Seems to me that the
accelerator in this car has a pretty
long travel, so it requires
more "boot" than might be expected.
Figure that out and the pace picks up
Due to year end incentives, I am able
to drive this Landrover for LESS than
a comparable escape, forester, CRV or
Rav4. I would much rather drive a more
expensive car and pay no interest,
than get robbed by honda finance and
see myself coming and going at every
As most North Americans I find the
ergonomics a bit odd, but it's
certainly nothing I can't get used to.