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Citroën C3 1.4 HDi Exclusive 5d (2003/52)

Citroën C3 1.4 HDi Exclusive 5d (2003/52) - Owner Review

It's small and easy to park.

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Review submitted by
Richard Lee on

Citroën C3 (02-10)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm stupid and should have spent a bit more money buying a decent car.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They all say they would never have bought one.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, it goes wrong all the time and cost me a small fortune repairing the endless faults.

What are you likely to buy next?
German, or Japanese.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
I thought it was a good deal, in hind sight probably not.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted a small cheap car to get work.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

1 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Awful, seats are terrible and can't really adjust them, feels like its been built by my uncle jim in his garden shed on a Sunday afternoon.

What's it like to park?
Brilliant, best but about the car.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Suspension spring fractured on the front once a year, central locking works one day then not the next, temperature gauge only works once a week, windscreen wipers have broken again for the second time, and the list goes on.......

What's most practical about your car?
It's small and easy to park.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise control.

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