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Citroën C5 Saloon 2.0 HDi 16V VTR+ 4d (2008/08)

Citroën C5 Saloon 2.0 HDi 16V VTR+ 4d (2008/08) - Owner Review

It's got a huge boot and easily fit 2 full grown adults in there.... not that me and a friend has tried that already....

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Review submitted by
Wing-Kit Hui on

Citroën C5 Saloon (08-18)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
business man look, or in my case, because i look quite young here are the following: 1. Drug dealer (thats how he affords its) 2. Spoilt kid with rich parents 3. He's stolen it 4. Rich ^**%^£!@ << Insert own swear word But to me if i saw that car again i'd imagine someone with a suit would be driving it

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
nice, very big, very "cash" as some friends call it whatever that means!

Would you buy this car again and why?
no... i do some motorway miles and that's what put me of having one

What are you likely to buy next?
my current car :D but in all serious no idea

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
January 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
All i can say is that this is a courtesey car i got and felt like doing a quick review of it as i had it for a good week or 2

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I didn't buy it, it was a courtesy car, for when my own car went in for repairs.

What was the dealer like?
the bloke who handed the car over was a very friendly chap :)

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Power: On first impression i was expecting something powerless from the engine, but it surprised me the amount of power it had but powerband for the desiel is between 2000rpm to 3000rpm any more and it runs out of puff. Brakes: brakes are too sensitive, when you want to brake gently it just doesn't happen. well it does but it takes some getting used to. the initial press it quite sharp. Control: It has too much body roll, but it still has excellent grip, but the body roll still put me off slightly but it's quite surprising for such a large car to be able to turn some of the corners i did with such precision. Overall: I was expecting this car to be great on the motorway, what with the six speed gear box and desiel engine, but it was much more enjoyable town driving or in count

What's it like to park?
Surprisingly....... 50/50 paralell park is easy big rear view and wing mirrors, and a good amount of rear screen view. but in a bay it's a different story as when you go to the local tesco's car park you find you can't park anywhere because everyone else bumper hang over the line, thats fine in a normal saloon car, but this one is quite long, so you end up having a row of cars parked neatly and perfectly with yours sticking out because you can park your arse up all the way.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing mechanically, nothing eletronically. nothing wrong at all. though if i actually owned it myself i'm sure there will be something to go wrong

What's most practical about your car?
It's got a huge boot and easily fit 2 full grown adults in there.... not that me and a friend has tried that already....

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
When you press the lock button on the key fob the wing mirrors fold in automatically

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