• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Family runaround.

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

    Surprised at room inside and comfy seats.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, but 2nd hand.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Nothing kids have mostly gone, sort of, in the modern way.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    September 2000

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Insurance and extras, sunroof, mud flaps, mats etc helped.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Cheap insurance deal for the kids at the time.

    What was the dealer like?

    Very good, courteous, helpful.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Needs to be rev'd in every gear to carry speed, but that's me. Oversteer in corners, not as sharp as beamer, no surprise. can cruise at 80 when it gets there.

    What's it like to park?


  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Not a lot in 14 yrs. Usual consumables, brakes, suspension, tyres, clutch at 115k or so. Couple of sensors, coil pack (2nd hand £30).

    What's most practical about your car?

    Hatchback and folding seats, other car 2000 3 series BMW, corsa is much more practical, especially when it snows.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Sunroof, basic little car.