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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Looks good./modern...like myself...good heating a/con.and good extras..radio..CD player etc.

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

    Impressed with inside room...esp boot.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Definitely a contender..good starter..good space..good service when a problem.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Considering Skoda Octavia...but poor 3 year warranty an issue. Need a car with at least 5 years warrant. If you are paying around £20K for a car ...it has to be reliable...for at least 5 years surely?

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    September 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    I was able to get the govt scrappage deal..£2K ..+ £1K off dealer listed price...£3K..total.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Price, 7 Year warranty, and shape...able to take three sets of golf clubs in back...with trolleys on ...and seats still in place....and a full size spare wheel as opposed to ..a repair outfit...Honda Civic.

    What was the dealer like?

    Up front..no issues.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Easy peasy...drive on A9 a lot..4th/.5th gears quite responsive.good MPG on long hauls...regularly get 60 mpg +.

    What's it like to park?

    The moving mirrors help and allow you to get real close to pavement....

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Yes...both front suspension units failed...but were replaced under warranty...softer ride now.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The rear boot space...excellent.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    The rear boot space is excellent...just what I wanted...I measured all the boots on all cars I looked at..Car also looks good.