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  • Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Not much I hope, it's a run-of-the-mill fairly standard car!

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

    It's an average car.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No, too many niggly problems. It has cost us quite a lot in a fairly short space of time.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Possible a VW or a Ford. Maybe a larger people carrier type car if the family expands.

  • 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?

    May 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Good price overall, but there were a couple of issues we had to spend money correcting early on.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Diesel engine, hatchback, decent sized family car.

    What was the dealer like?

    Ok, willing to haggle but failed to mention a couple of issues with the car. However, price was still fair considering these issues.

  • Driving it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Fine to drive, although has a rather annoying mystery squeak which we are unable to trace. Drives nicely though.

    What's it like to park?

    Fine, no problems.

  • Living with it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Yes, air con has never worked (leaky canister), suspension problems, windscreen wiper mechanism broke recently.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Good size for a family of four, hatchback useful for getting stuff in the back.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Would be air con, but it doesn't work on ours!