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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    The car is far better than the image would suggest. It is very practical.

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

    They are agreeably surprised as to how good it is. An underrated car.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No, as they are too old now. If there was a successor to this car then I would probably buy one.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Jaguar X-type estate or a Saab 9-5 estate.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    May 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Excellent deal, as I have known the dealer for many years.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Wanted an estate with a large capacity and with a low insurance group.

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very comfortable, and with 17" wheels, it handles well too.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy to park as you can see the corners.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Camshaft end bearing siezed which meant 2 new cylinder heads which was expensive. I ignored warning signs so it was worse than it should have been. Also replaced rear spring.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Good load space particularly between the wheel arches.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    No favourite, but the car is well equipped.