• Summary

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What does this car say about you?

    We bought the wrong car for the wrong reasons those useful sliding doors its only good attribute.

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

    Van with Windows the Austin A35 Van was a better vehicle.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Never it fails in all of its primary functions and is what it is a small crude panel van . The seats are dreadful and I am amazed that reviewers have not picked up on this point.perhaps no one has spent more than 2 hours at a time in the vehicle.Fuel consumption struggles to reach 30 mpg.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Renault Scenic (the car we had before this one) Citroen Piccaso. Ford B Max Vauxhall equivalent.

  • 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?

    July 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Changed appalling pressed steel tyres for alloy wheels and tyres.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Sliding doors for grandchildren.

    What was the dealer like?

    Friendly and gave a generous discount and good part exchange price.

  • Driving it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Rolls on corners unstable in medium to high winds poor turning circle.

    What's it like to park?

    Difficult due to thick pillars and small mirrors visibility poor.

  • Living with it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Gearbox noisy, key sometimes jams in lock after 2 hours in car back ache begins - shocking driver and passenger seats no lower back support wife has fitted back support to overcome problem.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The van type size and load ability.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Sliding doors very useful.