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Citroën Xsara Picasso 2.0 HDi SX 5d (2002/51)

Citroën Xsara Picasso 2.0 HDi SX 5d (2002/51) - Owner Review

Ideal boot space. Cheap to run/insure/tax
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Citroën Xsara Picasso (00-10)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm a mum with a mum's car. Don't care about image

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
great for borrowing for moving house/picking up firniture etc

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not if my life depended on it. I like the car but after spending a fortune on repairs, it's just not worth it. Not taking that chance again

What are you likely to buy next?
going back to hyundai. Reliable and good after sales

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,200

When did you buy the car?
July 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Paid slightly over the odds. Dealer had good reputation. He was recommended by work colleagues

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed a big car for kids and dogs. Also diesel engine seemed ideal for my high mileage at the time

What was the dealer like?
The salesman was lovely. The dealer wasn't.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Comfy. Several driving positions to choose from. Runs well on the motorway. Smooth

What's it like to park?
I can't park it 'cos I'm crap at parking. A lot of blind spots so reverse parking difficult

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
2 weeks after warranty expired the drive shaft fell out. Once that was fixed, reverse gear packed in. Then the brake lights packed up (twice) The drivers door 'dropped' The air bag light on the dash is faulty and the cat box needed welded.

What's most practical about your car?
Ideal boot space. Cheap to run/insure/tax

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Trip computer

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