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Citroën C3 1.6 VTi 16V Exclusive 5d (2010/10)

Citroën C3 1.6 VTi 16V Exclusive 5d (2010/10) - Owner Review

Fuel economy, good seating positions
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Review submitted by
Graham Pullman on

Citroën C3 (10-16)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Modern and sophisticated - but prepared to take a risk on buying a citroen

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, Citroen dealerships and Citroen UK service leves are utterly rubbish and dont care about their clients

What are you likely to buy next?
Renault clio or VW Polo

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£15,600

When did you buy the car?
March 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
I got a reasonable deal

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Good Looks, price and spec

What was the dealer like?
Pleasant and helpful

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Pleasant to drive tho a bit light on the steering. They seem to have set the steering for a tiny person who has no muscles

What's it like to park?
Easy

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It took 13 weeks , from ordering the car on 29th Dec 2009, to the car arriving at the dealership. The dealers kept on extending the delivery date when they originally promised for early feb. Some of this was caused by the heavy show showers across Europe in Feb 2010. Original sales person resigned while the car was on order the new guy (Kevin) did a good job of keeping me on the road and I was impressed with the level of help and service he gave..... First loan car (Citroen Xsara) the clutch went with lots of nasty clutch smells.. the second loan car was a Picasso and the third loan car was the demo i originally test drove. The car has been on the road for 4 weeks now and has 1100 miles (600 on a run to swindon, cardiff, tenby, cardiff, portsmouth, brighton then back to north kent - th

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel economy, good seating positions

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
bluetooth features and optional big hifi system

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