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Citroën C5 Hatchback 2.0 HDi VTR (110bhp) 5d Auto (2003/03)

Citroën C5 Hatchback 2.0 HDi VTR (110bhp) 5d Auto (2003/03) - Owner Review

With the back seats down,no end of 'stuff' can be crammed into it.
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Review submitted by
Jeffrey Law on

Citroën C5 Hatchback (01-04)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm a boring pensioner,but I don't care.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think it must be okay if I've had it for nine years.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes.

What are you likely to buy next?
Possibly another Citroen,but I don't know which model.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£9,995

When did you buy the car?
May 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
I think I got a pretty good deal,as I traded in an imported vehicle and got a tow-bar fitted at no extra cost.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I needed something that would pull a 4 birth caravan and which was comfortable to drive.

What was the dealer like?
The dealer was good to negotiate with.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It's a fairly smooth drive and being an automatic,the gear changes take care of themselves.It takes a bit of time to build up a head of steam,so it's not for the boy racer!

What's it like to park?
It's a fairly long car,so takes a bit of skill to park,especially as there are no parking sensors on this age of model.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
In the nine years I've had it,apart from tyres,I've had to have a new starter motor,alternator and battery.

What's most practical about your car?
With the back seats down,no end of 'stuff' can be crammed into it.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
A proper spare wheel;so many cars nowadays don't have one!

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