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Citroën C5 Hatchback 1.8i 16V LX 5d (2001/Y)

Citroën C5 Hatchback 1.8i 16V LX 5d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Very lack lustre/poor handling.
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Citroën C5 Hatchback (01-04)

Value

3 out of 5

Poor value for money as a new car.

Costs

1 out of 5

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Driving

3 out of 5

Very lack lustre/poor handling.

Performance

3 out of 5

Excellant ride quality.

Reliability

2 out of 5

Electric window failure. Audio control failure (x4). Total gearbox rebuild after 2 months. Front seat collapsed. Central locking failure (x3). Door locks replaced on all doors. Chrome trim flaking off.

Image

3 out of 5

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Comfort

3 out of 5

Ride quality good, but not much support from seats. Driver's seat will not hold height position.

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Insurance group: 18

Security

3 out of 5

Good when system works properly. Can be deactivated when keys in pocket from distance away.

Service

2 out of 5

Poor dealership backup. Have to wait for parts. 5 recalls to date.

Problems

Bodywork
Poor paint quality on bumpers.

Engine
1.8 not powerful enough for this size car.

Gearbox
Total failure after 2 months.

Other
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No