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2012 (62) Land Rover Freelander 2.2 TD4 GS 5dr Auto

Glasgow Fiat / Kia / Abarth (North)
Only £11,988
£1199 deposit
£217.22 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Cruise controlDigital clock
Driver information modulePAS
Personal telephone integration system with bluetoothRear parking aid
Service interval indicator 


Auxiliary Audio JackDAB Digital radio
Steering wheel mounted audio/cruise controls 

Exterior Features

Automatic headlights + automatic windscreen wipersBody colour bumpers
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrorsElectric front/rear windows
Jupiter grille/side ventsOne shot lowering/closing on front windows
Rear wash/wipe 

Interior Features

12V power point front/rear12V power point in luggage area
3 rear headrests60/40 split folding rear seat
Auxiliary heaterDriver seat lumbar adjustment
Driver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrorsFront head restraints
Height adjustable driver's seatLuggage cover
Map pockets on front seatsPollen filter
Tilt/reach adjustable steering wheelTwo rear outer seat isofix location points


Clearview Pack - Freelander 2 


5 x 3 point seatbeltsABS / hill descent control / electronic traction control
CBC - (Cornering brake control)Drivers knee airbag
DSC-Dynamic Stability ControlDual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
Electronic brake force distributionEmergency brake assist
Front seatbelt pretensioners + load limitersFront side airbags with curtain airbags
Roll stability control 


Locking wheel nutsPerimeter alarm
Remote central locking/doors+fuel cap+tailgateRobust passive engine immobilisation


Diesel particulate filterTerrain Response
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification


CO0.105CO2 (g/km)185
HC+NOx0.155Noise Level dB(A)68
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2179Compression Ratio15.8:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)85Cylinders - Stroke (mm)96
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)40.4EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)49.6EC Urban (mpg)32.5


Badge Engine CC2.2Badge Power150
Coin DescriptionTD4Coin SeriesGS
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0723EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9Service Interval Frequency - Months12
Service Interval Mileage16000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months108
Timing Belt Interval Mileage144000Vehicle Homologation ClassM1


0 to 60 mph (secs)True0 to 62 mph (secs)10.5
Engine Power - BHP150Engine Power - KW110
Engine Power - PSTrueEngine Power - RPM4000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT310Engine Torque - MKG43
Engine Torque - NM420Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed112 


Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front235/65 R17
Tyre Size Rear235/65 R17Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style6 SpokeWheel Type17" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1740Height (including roof rails)1830
Width1910Width (including mirrors)2195

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)68Gross Vehicle Weight2505
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1670Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)755
Max. Loading Weight655Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2000Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1850No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Land Rover Freelander



To the uninformed, a Land Rover Freelander is just one of a number of rather unnecessary compact 4x4s that seem to be popular. Those who know a little more about the Freelander will know that it has developed into the best car in its class. True students of the Land Rover marque will know why and why the Freelander is a vehicle with one of the more interesting development stories behind it. What you probably want to know now is how much you should pay for a used example and what to look out for.


The original Freelander had a very troubled birth. Despite seeking help from Honda to develop the car, the Japanese declined as work was already in an advanced stage with their own offering, the CR-V. Forced to go it alone and utilising many parts from the Rover group parts bin including a modified Maestro floorpan and the K-series engine, the Freelander nevertheless was a good looking car that wore the right badge and had broad appeal. Unfortunately reliability was dreadful. Over its ten year lifespan, the Freelander tightened up in terms of quality and design but after the launch of the all-new Range Rover in 2002, the Discovery 3 in 2004 and the Range Rover Sport in 2005, the Freelander was conspicuously the weak link in the Land Rover line up. With Ford bankrolling the car's development, industry insiders knew that the Freelander 2 was going to be good; a 'proper' Land Rover at long last. So it has proved. With talented rivals like the Nissan X-Trail, Honda CR-V and BMW X3 to contend with, the Freelander has more than held its own. Launched in 2006, the Freelander range concentrated on diesel power, was bigger and better built than before and was far superior off road. Latest reports also suggest that reliability is at a decent level as well. In early 2008, the sporty road-oriented HST variant was announced.

What You Get

The shape is instantly familiar, albeit one which looks as if vehicular geneticists have artificially inseminated a Freelander with some purebred Range Rover DNA. The MK1 Freelander was one of those rare exceptions - a vehicle that just got better and better looking throughout its lifetime and the second generation car has upped the ante again. Whilst it retains the chunky good looks, Land Rover has imbued it with a far more premium look and feel, which is just as well as, model for model, the Freelander2 is a more expensive car than its immediate predecessor. It feels it as well, but that's because a cheap three-door variant is no longer offered, nor is the rather weedy 1.8-litre petrol engine that never did the Freelander any favours. Although the shape is familiar, you get more Freelander for your money in second generation guise. It's 50mm longer, 109mm wider and 32mm taller but the wheels have been moved further towards each corner, freeing up another 105mm in the car's wheelbase, making rear seat accommodation a whole lot better. Weight has crept up a whopping 250kg to around 1770kg in the process but a parallel improvement in safety, refinement and quality is a transaction most customers will be willing to accept.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

Land Rover Freelander owners no longer sleep fitfully, with waking dreams of clutch pedals going flat to the floor, head gasket failures and groaning diffs being a thing of the past. This generation car has been built with a clear idea of what its customers want and with access to a far greater array of quality components. Check if a tow bar has been fitted and also check the tyres for odd wear patterns. Although the Freelander 2 is very capable off road, there are limits to its ground clearance so inspect the underside for signs of damage to the suspension, exhaust and front valance.

Replacement Parts

(Freelander 2007 2.2 TD4 - approx exc.VAT) Mirror glass retails at £20 for the flat panel and £25 for convex glass. Tail light bulbs are just 29p a pop, and a lamp assembly for the rear number plate is £10. An auxiliary drive belt is £15 and oil and air filter elements are £7 and £6 respectively.

On the Road

A pair of new engines were developed for the Freelander 2, one diesel, the other petrol powered. The oil burner is a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel that's good for 159bhp and which develops 400Nm of torque - a useful increase on the 352Nm of the old Td4 diesel unit. It's enough to make this model the one to go for if you're planning on towing or plenty of urban use, a fact reflected by its excellent combined fuel economy of 37.7mpg. Jointly developed by PSA Peugeot Citroen and Ford, this engine will be badged TD4 and features the latest common rail technology and electronic injectors. For the technically minded, this engine's key highlight is a variable-flow twin port system that increases midrange urge without having to wind the turbocharger's boost up overly high. Mated to a six-speed manual transmission, the TD4 is a sweet piece of kit but owners of this variant can also talk to their dealers about an automatic option. The 3.2-litre petrol engine is the powerplant the Freelander has always deserved and generates 232bhp. This Volvo-sourced all alloy straight six (badged i6) is so compact it's mounted transversely and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Land Rover's Command Shift system offering the driver the option of knocking the stick back and forth in a sequential mode while there's also a sport mode for added zip. One of the most exciting parts about this model is Land Rover's decision to fit their excellent Terrain Response system, standard on all but the entry-level model. This allows the driver to select what sort of off-road conditions the car is experiencing via a rotary knob on the dashboard and the car's electronics work out how best to dole out power and maximise traction, turning the Freelander 2 into a far more capable off-road tool. There's still no low range transfer case, which may scrub the Freelander 2 from the shortlists of those who want something really rough and ready, but the Freelander 2 comes up with a number of other ways to get you out of a tight spot. A full-time intelligent 4x4 system is based around a sophisticated Haldex centre differential which helps keep economy manageable on road while a sophisticated Gradient Release Control system is a logical extension of the old Hill Descent Control system for descending steep and slippery slopes.


The Freelander 2 has returned Land Rover to its rightful position at the top of the class. Our pick would be an early TD4 in either GS or SE trim, mated to an automatic gearbox. Take your time, look at a few cars and don't be afraid to negotiate hard. Do this and you'll end up with the best small 4x4 around for prices you won't believe.


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Monthly payment£217.22
Term (months)60
Cash price£11,988
Credit amount£10,789
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£14,233.20
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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Glasgow Fiat / Kia / Abarth (North)

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