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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Not sure.

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

    Love it.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes because it's practical, cheap to run and reliable but also very exciting and still looks great.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Something boring as the family grows.

  • 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?

    May 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Price was good considering it included a 1 year warranty and new mot and service.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    What was the dealer like?

    Salesman was not great as he didn't know much about the car but after sales was very good.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Sport mode is fantastic, hard to believe it's a diesel. Very quick and great handling. Country lanes on a summers day with the top down never fail to put a smile on my face.

    What's it like to park?


  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Dual mass flywheel needed replacing at 50k miles which was done under warranty and a new EGR valve a few weeks later, also under warranty. Apart from that a very reliable car.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Large boot when roof is up and still very usable with roof down.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Convertible roof is awesome. Leather heated seats are great on winter mornings.