• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I am an individual who values a limousine type ride quality.

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

    Most do not realise what it is but tend to love it when they have been out in it.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I would because it represents good value and has a soul unlike some of the German cars I have owned before. Probably the 2.2 diesel for the tax and economy though.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    I hope to have this for many years BUT I do like the Citroen C Crosser - as second hand that represents good value also.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

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    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    August 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Reasonable deal - trade in value on old car was good as this is not a mainstream citroen car.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Love the idea of having a modern version of the old DS.

    What was the dealer like?

    Very Good - Autoworld Chesterfield.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Excellent, adjustable auto gearbox with manual auto clutch option is great. Link this to the adjustable height suspension and it goes most places in winter.

    What's it like to park?

    My wife thinks it is too big but the parking sensors make it much easier. Some multi-storey car parks can be a little tight.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Headlamp steamed up and replaced on warranty. New windscreen washer motor and wiring loom relating to Cruise control.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Huge amount of refinement and fuel economy, front wheel drive means it is usable in winter unlike my previous Mercedes.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Switchable suspension settings, All seats recline and are heated.Drivers vibrating seat to alert to wandering if tired on long journeys.