• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That we have a large family!

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

    That it is comfortable and convenient and does what we need it to do. Bit more stylish that the pre-update Ford Galaxy and better value than the pre-update VW Sharan.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes. It does exactly what we need it to do.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Updated Alhambra, but not for a while.

  • 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?

    April 2007

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes. Car Giant, Harlesden, London. Absolutely no frills, no mats, no diesel &c.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Growing family necessitated seven seats.

    What was the dealer like?

    Helpful and straightforwward.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Comfortable. Pretty quick for a large diesel car.

    What's it like to park?

    Good visibility. Even someone alergic to reverse parking in a narrow urban street can park it.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Fuel pump. Oil leak that perished a coolant pipe. Minor electrical niggles.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Seven full-size seats, five of which completely removable leaving a huge van-like load space.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Air-con. Security glass.