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  • Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    You like a bit of refinement, but at a sensible price.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Cool looks and comfortable.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No. It's too old now. I would consider having a newer shape one.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Peugeot 307.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    November 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?


    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I wanted to own a rear wheel drive car.

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Responsive, fun going round corners. Not very good in winter due to being rear-wheel drive.

    What's it like to park?

    Short boot means it is a doddle to park.

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Yes, the head gasket went at around 107,000 miles.

    What's most practical about your car?

    It has a driver's airbag.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Electric sunroof.