Opel Frontera 1998 vs Land Rover Freelander 2002

Opel Frontera
1998 - 2000
Land Rover Freelander
2002 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualAutomatic
Engine: 2.2 Petrol2.5 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 136 HP177 HP
Torque: 202 NM240 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.4 seconds11.1 seconds
Land Rover Freelander is a more dynamic driving.
Opel Frontera engine produces 41 HP less power than Land Rover Freelander, whereas torque is 38 NM less than Land Rover Freelander. Due to the lower power, Opel Frontera reaches 100 km/h speed 2.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 11.112.4
The Opel Frontera is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Opel Frontera consumes 1.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Land Rover Freelander, which means that by driving the Opel Frontera over 15,000 km in a year you can save 195 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 65 litres59 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 580 km in combined cycle470 km in combined cycle
720 km on highway600 km on highway
Opel Frontera gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

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


Average engine lifespan: 560'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Opel Frontera engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 2 years10 years
Engine spread: Used only for this carInstalled on at least 3 other car models, including Rover 75, Kia Carnival, Rover 400
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Land Rover Freelander 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: no datano 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`4002`000

Land Rover Freelander has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Opel Frontera has serious deffects in 80 percent more cases than Land Rover Freelander, so Land Rover Freelander quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 22002400
Pros and Cons: Opel Frontera has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Land Rover Freelander has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
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