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For The Freelander has a smooth ride and a great driving position, and it's great off-road. Land Rover’s desirable image keeps resale values strong.

Against Prices are a little steep, high-speed refinement isn’t great and many rivals provide more rear legroom and boot space.

Land Rover Freelander 4x4
44 5stars

A classy and desirable 4x4, the Land Rover Freelander is capable off-road and comfortable on it. It’s just a shame it’s not more spacious.

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There are 5 Land Rover Freelander versions available

4x4 2.2 TD4 150 SE 5dr £27,765
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
4x4 2.2 TD4 150 SE Tech 5dr £29,765
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
4x4 2.2 SD4 190 SE 5dr £30,270
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 2.2 SD4 190 SE Tech 5dr £32,270
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 2.2 SD4 190 Metropolis 5dr £35,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The first choice is which of the two diesel engines to go for. The 148bhp unit comes with a manual gearbox (an auto ’box is a cost option), while the 188bhp model has an automatic 'box as standard.

We’d go for the lower-powered unit, because it's quick enough and has lower running costs than the higher-powered one.

We'd also go for an SE model, which is the entry-level version. It comes with heated leather seats, climate control, rear parking sensors and a heated windscreen. SE Tech adds a touch-screen sat-nav system, automatic lights and wipers, and a better stereo, so are worth considering if you like lots of toys. Top-spec Metropolis versions are lavishing equipped, but then they're pretty expensive.

Reader test team says:

Land Rover Freelander 4x4 2.2 SD4 190 HSE 4WD 5dr

Good stuff: you sit high, seats are very comfortable, stereo (825 watts) quite sufficient for Classic FM, large door mirrors, plently of gadgets,…

Edsard Peel

4 out of 5 stars

Land Rover Freelander 4x4 2.2 TD4 GS 5dr

What a disappointing car and a disappointing Land Rover dealer. This was my fourth Land Rover and it and the dealer went against the image Land Rover…

eric reddock

1 out of 5 stars

Land Rover Freelander 4x4 3.2 i6 GS 5dr

I’ve owned my 57 plate Freelander 2 GS Auto since July 2011. It had 25,000 miles on the clock and I covered 53,000 in total now. I had a TD$ before…

John Eldridge

4 out of 5 stars

Land Rover Freelander 4x4 2.2 TD4 Sport Auto 5dr

Bought nearly new exactly a year ago and the model is still advertised at the same price I paid last feb. Cracking motor with a really smart styling…

Christian Hughes

5 out of 5 stars
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