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Citroën C5 Estate 1.8i 16V LX 5d (2002/52)

Citroën C5 Estate 1.8i 16V LX 5d (2002/52) - Owner Review

I wanted a roomy estate that was cheap and comfortable.
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Review submitted by
Ian Webb on

Citroën C5 Estate (01-04)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Have family,not too worried about "image"!

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
No,just bought diesel X-Type Jaguar Estate.

What are you likely to buy next?
As above.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,999

When did you buy the car?
December 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought from a Ford main dealer,the car had been taken in part-ex.A years MOT,service,6 months tax,paintwork defects dealt with and £500 for my old Mondeo.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Roomy estate at cheap price.

What was the dealer like?
Didn't get the car ready when promised,but generally good.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Comfortable and a good tow car.

What's it like to park?
A bit awkward due to it's size,poor turning circle.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The car had a flimsy feel after the Mondeo,but not bad at all. Problem with gear linkeage sorted after new cables fitted. They use a lot of oil,so check levels regularly.

What's most practical about your car?
I wanted a roomy estate that was cheap and comfortable.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Hydraulic suspension.

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