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Citroën C3 1.4i 16V Rhythm 5d (2008/08)

Citroën C3 1.4i 16V Rhythm 5d (2008/08) - Owner Review

Just service, put in fuel, sit in and drive.

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Review submitted by
Dave Harris on

Citroën C3 (02-10)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Compact and does the job.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Not bothered.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes the car has been no trouble for 5 yrs and 70000 miles.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another C3 most likely.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
The deal was very good as the car I exchanged needed expensive repairs, and even after explaining the issues I still got a very good price.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Just retired and wanted economy at 57MPG over 5 years of driving my C3 did what it said in the blurb.

What was the dealer like?
Very good explained everthing very well.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Being my first.diesel, acceleration ok motorway cruises comfortably at 70MPH, Climbing local pennine hills without repeatedley changing gear.

What's it like to park?
Very very easy.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Initially the front pads heeled and toed, after filing the replacement pad lugs to be an easy fit in the housing since no problem. The only other issue, this year was a Warning from the black box, about the rear light cluster A trip to an auto electrician, sorted.

What's most practical about your car?
Just service, put in fuel, sit in and drive.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The dashboard readout for MPG distance left in tank.

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