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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Left field choice, not the norm of Focus or Astra.

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

    Not sure / not bothered.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes. Although circumstances have changed and need something bigger.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Accord estate / Octavia.

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Franchised

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £7,000

    When did you buy the car?

    May 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Good deal, good trade in price, offered good finance package including inclusive service package (at the time) which proved to be false; the salesman had miss-sold a finance package and the dealer principle had to make good with the salesman's promises.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I have used the Honda approved scheme twice before and the cars ave proved to be faultless.

    What was the dealer like?

    Excellent at time of purchase. Terrible when things went wrong, Excellent, again, when the Dealer Principle became involved (at threat of complaining to the ombudsman).

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very good, although hard suspension.

    What's it like to park?

    Fine when you get used to it.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Battery died. Nothing significant in an 8 year old car.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Big(ish) boot. Magic seats.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?