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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    No comment

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

    Plenty of room for passengers

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes for it's practicality, although with todays fuel prices I'd have to think of diesel or a smaller engine (sad)>

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Not too sure but looking at Skoda Superbs and LPG Bi Fuel models

  • 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?

    March 2003

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Was looking at ordinary SAABs and Volvos but was directed to this 3L V6 jobbie

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Traded in a Lexus GS300 for another 3l V6

    What was the dealer like?

    Very appreciative of what I would like to see and drive, and he listened!

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Handled very well in all situations and especially in winter snow with winetr pack.

    What's it like to park?


  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Superb reliable motoring. Apart from an Engine Management Unit it didn't owe me anything apart from regular servicing and spares.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The boot is never ending. I had to pack up in a few locations and it accommodated everything and the wife!

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Cruise control. Although not having to use the sports function to tear away from standing starts next to "boy racers" was fun.