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Peugeot 206 1.4 LX 5d (AC) (2003/03)

Peugeot 206 1.4 LX 5d (AC) (2003/03) - Owner Review

Heating comes on quick in winter.
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Peugeot 206 1.4 LX 5d (AC) (2003/03)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Says was stupid to buy this car, should have done more research into it.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Car looks nice, but thats about it, cant wait for me to get rid of it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NEVER. Its costly to run, the 1.4 engine is thirsty. Too many things go wrong, insurance is more expensive than most bigger engined cars, im 45 been driving for 25years, no convictions, have max n.c.b.

What are you likely to buy next?
Definately HONDA CIVIC type S Si, reviews are excellent, as are japanese cars.

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?
£3,500

When did you buy the car?
October 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
Part ex with my old rover.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I always liked the car, small and practical. Good looks.

What was the dealer like?
Good, a family run business.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Easy to drive. soon get used to the fact that the pedals are abit close to each other. One does feel the bumps on the road, and lots of sqeaks.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Car was 6 years old when purchased (2009)with 42,500 miles on clock. (feb 2012) has 67,800 on clock. Has gone wrong from about 4 months after purchase. Head gasket, anti roll bars, radiator, timing belt, rear axle, cam belt. all these happened within 52,000 miles. latest one was battery had to be replaced. after diagnostic, need replacement parts for rear axle, drivers side, looking at expensive bill.

What's most practical about your car?
Heating comes on quick in winter.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Electric windows, my old rover didnt have electric windows.

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