OFTEN forgotten about in the Land Rover range, the Freelander 2 offers a good driving experience and sublime off-road handling. Although expensive to buy and not as sporty as the BMW X3, the Freelander 2 is a great family car with a spacious interior layout.
MULTIPLE issues reported with the engine, gearbox, steering and clutch. Repairs average around £1,000-£3,000.
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Differentials can leak oil, leading to rapid wear and replacement costs, so check for lubricant under the car.