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Citroën C5 Estate 2.0 HDi 16V VTR 5d Auto (2006/06)

Citroën C5 Estate 2.0 HDi 16V VTR 5d Auto (2006/06) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Kevin Joynson on

Citroën C5 Estate (04-08)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
gets me about with dogs grandkids push chairs buggys, camping gear, and still pull the caravan like its not there.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
its a car!

Would you buy this car again and why?
not from the faults or servce recieved.

What are you likely to buy next?
i have to say looking at jap stuff and german. the french stuff looks good but its poor value, breaks easy and they rob you blind.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£11,000

When did you buy the car?
January 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
had 11k on at 18 months, clean smooth ride .

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
large load lugger, fast motorway work. good ride.

What was the dealer like?
ok, nothing special

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
goods like a rocket ship between camaras. was nice before the swinging axle bearing went

What's it like to park?
bit big, whacked the dustbin last night in the dark and bent the bumper a bit, not easy in the tight super market spaces,

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
oh yes lots, at 18k drive shaft off side, plus drivers electric window. at 20 k near side drive shaft replaced under waranty. leak on rear off side window seal. but the worst is the swinging arm (rear) bearings started to groan the week the warranty ran out, had to wait two weeks to get into daler ship, both bearing gone out of warranty by two weeks too bad £650 each side plus leak on front suspension , unwilling to even aproach citeron on our behalf, stil stuck with duff car moans and groans as you sit in it, sounds awfull. have found its a common fault, also subjected to 3 recalls other things. nice car rubbish backup

What's most practical about your car?
size, speed, ride quality.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
turned the auto stuff all off. I like to be in command of what happens and when! goos radio system.

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