2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 4dr AWD SUV (2.5L 6cyl 5A)
Well, I sure do like the looks, feel and design.
It drives well, it feels rock solid, but... It has
9000 miles, it's on its third sunroof, it has a
leak when it rains down by the gas pedal, two
a/c vents have fallen apart in my hand as I
adjusted them and the adjustable lumbar
support in the driver's seat simply snapped
and broke while I was driving along (I'm not a
big guy). The dealer's been great about fixing
the problems, but -- call me crazy -- I don't
believe it should have these problems.
I like the European styling of the interior. I like
that it feels very solid and handles nimbly. I
like the quirkiness of the window controls and
the stupidly positioned cupholder. Great
MILEAGE! I'm lucky to get 15 in the city.
Improve the quality of the interior. Replace
the sunroof linkage with metal (it's plastic,
acc. to the service manager).