(3.2) 12 reviews
MSRP: $2,164$7,028
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 18
Engine: 174-hp, 2.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2003 Land Rover Freelander

Our Take on the 2003 Land Rover Freelander

Our Take

During the 2002 model year, Land Rover came up with a new, less expensive model to join its existing Discovery and Range Rover sport utility vehicles in the United States. The Freelander has been available in Europe since 1997 and is said to be leading the market there, and the automaker decided... Read Full Report


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What a funny-looking motor vehicle! I must confess, that was my first thought upon seeing the 2003 Land Rover Freelander SE3. I thought maybe the bright-yellow color on the tested model had something to do with it, but upon further review, no, it just looked different -- kind of what you would expect the child of a Jeep Wrangler and a Toyota RAV4 to look like if such a thing were allowed b... Read full review for the 2003 Land Rover Freelander

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Very unreliable

by Don't be fooled from DC on February 3, 2012

When I first got this car I loved it. It had 63,000 miles on it. I had it for four years and It was constantly in and out of the shop. I had to take it to the Land Rover dealer because most mechanics ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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