2002 Land Rover Freelander S 4dr AWD SUV (2.5L 6cyl 5A)
Having driven just over 1,000 miles in
a month I must say that our Freelander
is a winner. It is without doubt the
best handling SUV I've driven, hugging
the road like a BMW in tight turns.
It's traction is superb in slick
conditions. We've been off-road a few
times and our Freelander surprised
every time with its electrifying
performance. We improved upon the
already excellent seat comfort by
installing third-party armrest (found
through the internet). We also
installed full length roof rails
further improving the already stylish
Best on road handling in its class and
even more astounding off road. Very
comfortable ride and commanding driving
position. Excellent range of standard
features in base model. Very European
and unique styling.
Power is good, but would feel much
better with 30 HP more. Automatic
transmission ("D" mode) is not too
responsive at slow speeds - have to
use "S" sport mode. Reduce roll in
tight turns. Climate control could be
improved for North American conditions.
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