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Citroën C5 Hatchback 2.2 HDi Exclusive 5d (2002/51)

Citroën C5 Hatchback 2.2 HDi Exclusive 5d (2002/51) - Owner Review

Driving on motorways and main roads fine apart from hesitations at lower speeds.
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Citroën C5 Hatchback (01-04)

Value

4 out of 5

Plenty of equipment.

Costs

3 out of 5

Fair economy from this size of car.

Driving

3 out of 5

Driving on motorways and main roads fine apart from hesitations at lower speeds.

Performance

2 out of 5

Fair when pushed .

Reliability

2 out of 5

All components of suspension faulty and had to be replaced at 15000 miles. Hesitant at lower speeds. Faulty windscreen. Heavy tyre wear.

Image

2 out of 5

Not rated highly by others - different!

Comfort

3 out of 5

Comfortable seats. Ride is variable - sometimes extremely smooth at others every stone or hole in the road makes itself felt. Handling on twisty side roads is poor and it bounces in and out of potholes and ridges in the road.

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Security

5 out of 5

Seems very good.

Service

3 out of 5

Helpful but not all faults fixed.

Problems

Bodywork
Some panels, including bonnet, poorly fitted.

Engine
Generally smooth but lumpy at times at lower speeds.

Gearbox
OK.

Other
Very disappointing overall.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No