2003 Land Rover Freelander S 4dr AWD SUV (2.5L 6cyl 5A)
I have had this car for well over a
year and have not once regretted my
decision. After test-driving numerous
all wheel drive vehicles, the superb on-
road handling and true off-road
capability convinced me that the
Freelander was really the best of both
worlds. It is fun to drive, reasonably
economical (especially for an SUV), and
mine has not yet gotten stuck in mud or
snow. Most importantly, it handles the
Maine winters with ease, even when the
plows are too busy keeping up with the
major roads to bother with my sparsely
populated neck of the woods.
Traction control and heated windshield:
two wonderful features in the winter.
Oddly enough, my greatest complaint is
with the visors. They are pretty
puny. Also, there is a design flaw
with the rear windshield wiper. Snow
builds up behind the spare tire where
the arm attaches, and pushes it away
from the window.
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