Opel Frontera 1998 vs Land Rover Freelander 2002

Opel Frontera
1998 - 2004
Land Rover Freelander
2002 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.2 Diesel2.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 115 HP112 HP
Torque: 260 NM260 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.9 seconds14.4 seconds
Opel Frontera is more dynamic to drive.
Opel Frontera engine produces 3 HP more power than Land Rover Freelander, the torque is the same for both cars. Thanks to more power Opel Frontera reaches 100 km/h speed 0.5 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.27.6
The Land Rover Freelander is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Opel Frontera consumes 1.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Land Rover Freelander, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Opel Frontera could require 240 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 65 litres59 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 700 km in combined cycle770 km in combined cycle
910 km on highway880 km on highway

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 440'000 km420'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 4 years6 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Opel Omega, Opel SintraUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Opel Frontera might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.27 m4.38 m
Width: 1.79 m1.80 m
Height: 1.69 m1.76 m
Opel Frontera is smaller.
Opel Frontera is 11 cm shorter than the Land Rover Freelander, 1 cm narrower, while the height of Opel Frontera is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 320 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1137 litresno data
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters11.6 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Frontera is 1 metres less than that of the Land Rover Freelander, which means Opel Frontera can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`3002`000
below average

Land Rover Freelander has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Opel Frontera has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Land Rover Freelander, so Land Rover Freelander quality is probably better
Average price (€): 22002600
Pros and Cons: Opel Frontera has
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Land Rover Freelander has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • fewer faults
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