• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Not a lot lol....seem on the road more popular with women and older blokes after all its a jazzed up rover 25.

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

    Some like it some hate it..its a rover looks like a mg zs mated with a rover 25...and this was the out come.......one of rovers last ditched attempts to rebrand.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes for the money i paid and the service its given me.....better than my old fiesta (98) diesel.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Aston martin vanquis......you did not ask if i could afford it though!

  • Buying experience

    2 out of 5 2.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    December 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Price was just below dealer value at time they said it was priced to sell did not like cars been on ther fore court for more than a few months . milage was low but no signs of clocking.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Good price for the age and milage, also was looking for 14 engine.

    What was the dealer like?

    Dealer was selling via another dealer.....all above board so they said...paperwork was all correct...cash sale!

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Not a bad drive, i am 6'4" and this is one of the few small cars of the time i can drive without breaking my neck . Hold the road well little bit of road noise, lacks some humph in overtaking .

    What's it like to park?

    Power steering is fairly light, good alround view and if you do nudge any thing the high bumpers give good protection.

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Its over 2 years since i bought it its doubled its milage i do around 70 miles a day in it the last year to work , No major faults starts well runs well. Had new brakes, new tyres all round ,back box replaced and a full rover service last year including all fluids and new cam belt. This was at a ex rover dealer. Down side internal trim is not lasting well, door panels not as secure seat leather rips easy on the drivers seat....number 1 fan speed stopped working and rovers radio packed in in 1st six months. The key fob eats batterys as well 2 a year.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Boots when rear seats are folded down is quiet spacey, queit economical on a urban cycle....or if keept under 60 mph on motorways trips.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Comes with thatcham approved factory immobaliser amd alarm, rear boot hatch opens on key fob. Locked my keys in it once and professional lock smiths could not break into the car.....had to get a lift to pick up spares. Also built in is a traffic master warning device acts as quick as satnav to warn about traffic ahead.