hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles

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problem #1

Jun 132006


  • 85,000 miles
I bought this vehicle used (landrover Freelander) just over a year ago in early 2007. At the time it had just under 40,000 miles on it and within the first week of having it the sunroof malfunctioned and broke. I contacted the dealer and they referred me to my extended warranty that I had purchased. After going round and round with the dealership and the folks at the lr dealership we got it resolved to the tune of $1,200. Since then the vehicle has had numerous visits to the lr dealership to be repaired (fuel pump, front end, transmission, etc...). at this point I am considering driving the vehicle until it can run no more and then just letting the bank take it back. I have no choice because he lr dealership basically said the vehicle is junk, even though it looks great and is in great condition for a 2002. What's going on with the sale of these Freelanders is nothing less than fraud by landrover and the car dealerships that choose to sell these models used. Even if you buy a extended warranty as I did, no one told me I should have had it at the dealership every day and pushing the lr dealership to go through the car with a fine tooth comb to make sure every item is in working order, before the extended warranty runs out. I believe that Land Rover knows that the Freelander has serious issues & at this point they are merely using it as a means to drive revenue sales at their service departments throughout the world. Please help, this problem has reached epidemic proportions. Will it take a death(s) due to a malfunctioning part(s) on these vehicles before someone takes Land Rover to task on this lemon of a vehicle. I have three small children and I am scared to death for them to ride with me in this vehicle, but it is our only vehicle and we have no choice. Please someone hold Land Rover accountable for duping the american public. This is similar to the adjustable rate mortgage scam that has put a strangle hold on customers throughout the country.

- Lansing , MI, USA