Owners' Review

Choose a different review

Citroën C8 2.0i 16V LX 5d (2003/53)

Citroën C8 2.0i 16V LX 5d (2003/53) - Owner Review

I can put a fridge in the back without taking any seats out.
4

Want to know everything there is to know about this car? Then click on a link to see other car buying advice and help including car reviewscar valuations and cars for sale.

Review submitted by
Mark Davies on

Citroën C8 (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Family man.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like the doors and the seats.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, I'd like a newer version of it.

What are you likely to buy next?
Depends entirely on money. If I find loads of money, I'll get a Discovery or a Jepp Commander, otherwise I'll get something similar to this.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,000

When did you buy the car?
October 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Fair. My old car was quite poorly, so I didn't have much bargaining room.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Not really. I was looking for a 7-seater, and spotted this one on the forecourt.

What was the dealer like?
Friendly, and seemed to know his way around the car.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Not bad at all.

What's it like to park?
Very good. Good visibility, and accurate parking sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing major. A couple of bits of trim have fallen off, the brakes needed tightening after 6 months, and a couple of stray warning lights have come on.

What's most practical about your car?
I can put a fridge in the back without taking any seats out.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
I love the remote, sliding side doors. When you offer someone a lift, and the door just slides open in front of them, it impresses them straight away.

Get an Insurance Quote

We've gathered the biggest companies on the market in one place to save you money.

Insurance group: 19