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Land Rover Freelander

Rating
Score
ADULT OCCUPANT
*****
35
Front: 14.9
Side: 16
Seatbelt reminder: 2
Pole: 2
CHILD OCCUPANT
****
40
PEDESTRIAN
*
7


 
Adult occupant protection
Head: Good, Neck: Good, Chest: Adequate, Upper leg right: Good, Upper leg left: Good, Lower leg right: Good, Lower leg left: Good, Right foot: Good, Left foot: Good
Frontal impact driver
Head: Good, Neck: Good, Chest: Adequate, Upper leg right: Good, Upper leg left: Good, Lower leg right: Good, Lower leg left: Good
Frontal impact passenger
Head: Good, Chest: Adequate, Abdomen: Good, Pelvis: Good
Side impact driver

Child restraints
18 month old ChildBritax Römer Baby Safe ISOFIX Plus, rearward facing
3 year old ChildBritax-Römer Duo Plus ISOFIX, forward facing
Pedestrian protection

Pedestrian protection

Safety equipment
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Front seatbelt load limiters
Driver frontal airbag
Front passenger frontal airbag
Side body airbags
Side head airbags
Driver knee airbag
ISOfix front
ISOfix rear
Car details
Tested modelLand Rover Freelander 2 TD4 S, LHD
Body type5 door SUV
Year of publication2007
Kerb weight1820kg
VIN from which rating appliesApplies to all Freelander 2

Comments
Front impact
The steering column moved horizontally forward in the impact, creating more space for the driver. A large knee airbag protected the driver's knees and femurs. Land Rover were able to show that the airbag would also protect larger and smaller occupants sat in different seating positions.

Side impact
The car scored maximum points in the pole test but lost part of a point for chest protection in the side impact.

Child occupant
The car was awarded maximum points for its protection of both child dummies during the full-scale tests†. The passenger airbag can be disabled to allow a rearward-facing child restraint to be used in that seating position. However, information provided to the driver about the status of the airbag is not sufficiently clear. Labels warning of the risks of using a rearward-facing child restraint in the front passenger seat were not clear. The presence of ISOFIX anchorages in the rear outboard seats is not clearly marked.

Pedestrian
The car scored no points for the protection offered to pedestrians by either the bumper or the front edge of the bonnet. The protection offered to the heads of child and adult pedestrians was also rated as predominantly poor.

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