Car reviews - Land Rover - Freelander - ES V6 3-dr wagon
Land Rover models
31 Aug 2001
WHILE chassis and braking improvements highlight the active safety updates on the Freelander V6, a major passive safety program was also undertaken. The larger, heavier engine meant the front-end structure needed extensive revision to perform better in a crash. Great use of high-strength steel was used, while the standard driver and front passenger airbags have increased in capacity. Traction control and anti-lock brakes with EBD are standard. All seats have a head restraint and lap-sash belt, however the three-door does not allow height adjustment of any seatbelts, front or rear. An integral rollover cage is fitted standard in the three-door to help make up for the loss of strength inflicted by the open rear section.
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Did you know?To minimise environmental impact during manufacture, Land Rover uses Combined Heat and Power (CHP) energy management techniques which have cut energy consumption by 50 per cent and considerably reduced CO2 emissions
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