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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    not flash but has an understated image. GT styling pack also looks cool with the twin rear exhaust

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

    love it, the other half is always trying to get at the keys.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    yes, in a heartbeat. smooth power delivery and DSG paddle shift gearbox is awesome. It has suprised many cars on the road in the week or so i have owned it.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    having this for a few years yet, maybe a bmw m3, however the running costs may be off putting.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Franchise

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £13,950

    When did you buy the car?

    July 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    the car was three years old with 17,000 on the clock with all the extras included. Got tax for a year so not bad really. Got peanuts for my trade in which was insulting but it happens.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I wanted good build quality, power, some economy and luxuries

    What was the dealer like?

    helpful, friendly and appeared to try and get me a good deal.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    put's a smile on my face every time i drive it. The economy figures are out as i only get 33.3mpg around town, however motorways are getting 40mpg at 70mph.

    What's it like to park?

    easy, came with sensors.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    touch wood no.

    What's most practical about your car?

    dsg box and 5 doors.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    DSG, supercharger and turbo power. the DSG box provides rapid delivery when you plant your foot. the Sat Nav is also an added bonus. Leather is a nice place to sit too.