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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Understated but with a hint of performance. Bit of an unusual choice, nearly went for an orange focus ST!

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

    Wife loves the heated seats.

    Would you buy this car again and why?


    What are you likely to buy next?

    Not sure yet, only had it two months.

  • 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?

    August 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Good deal, got 10% discount on the list price. Had bought a preious car from the dealer so he knew I was a serious buyer

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Combination of performance and practacality

    What was the dealer like?

    Very helpful and attentive

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very quick. This is the first deisel car I have owned and it takes a bit of getting used to. Need to be careful not to speed around town. Effortless overtaking on the motorway

    What's it like to park?

    Easy as fitted with parking sensors althought it is longer in the front than you think.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?


    What's most practical about your car?

    Keyless entry

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Ingegrated sat nav, heated seats and bose stereo