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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    sensible choice

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

    love it

    Would you buy this car again and why?


    What are you likely to buy next?

    vw passat

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    February 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    yes, low millage example for reasonable money

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    good build quality, comfy, high spec, good engine

    What was the dealer like?

    as all dealers are, want to give you nothing for your car but expect over book price for theirs

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    brilliant, fast 150bhp, great seats, goes round corners as if its on rails, and over 50mpg on the motorway

    What's it like to park?

    easy with parking sensors

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    airbag warning light, seems to be a common fault

    What's most practical about your car?

    boot, mpg

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    cruise control