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Citroën C5 Estate 2.2 HDi VTR 5d (6) (2004/04)

Citroën C5 Estate 2.2 HDi VTR 5d (6) (2004/04) - Owner Review

Huge amount of internal space.
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Review submitted by
Jacob Reading on

Citroën C5 Estate (01-04)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I don't think it says much, it very non-descript.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Most find it comfortable, but the suspension does make some people car sick.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, you get loads for the money and as long as you can put up with the faults, its worth it.

What are you likely to buy next?
A big diesel estate.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£8,500

When did you buy the car?
December 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Reasonable deal.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
8.5K for a 2 1/2 year old £16K 20K miles example is a lot of car for the money.

What was the dealer like?
Very knowledgable on C5s as the dealer isa citroen specialist.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good points: Engine has loads of power. Brakes are good. Bad points: Steering is vague and lacks feel. Suspension does not cope with fast driving. All in a relaxed cruiser.

What's it like to park?
Find a big space...the car is huge! But then...the car is cheap, so if you dent it...who cares!

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
1 reversing light stopped working: Can't be bothered to get it sorted. Auto Up on passenger front window does not work when controlled from drivers door, needs new switch in the driver's door.

What's most practical about your car?
Huge amount of internal space.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The various suspension adjustments make it very easy to hitch a trailer,

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