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2.5 out of 5 2.5
Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Rover 600 (93-00) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £15,625 - £22,925
Used price £160 - £1,200
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £265

PROS

Value; quality; Rover values

CONS

Ride is unsettled; poor rear legroom

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The Rover 600 is the sister to the British-built Honda Accord saloon. It uses a mixture of Honda engines (1.8, 2.0 petrol, 2.3) and Rover units (2.0 petrol turbo and turbo diesel). It employed subtle design details (a posh chrome grille, quality trim) to impart traditional Rover values. This strategy worked up to a point and the 600 was bought by middle management traditionalists, but it failed to approach up to rivals such as the BMW 5-Series in terms of refinement, ride quality or prestige.