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Ford Fusion 1.6 TDCi + (11/05-) 5d (2008/08)

Ford Fusion 1.6 TDCi + (11/05-) 5d (2008/08) - Owner Review

Luggage area. High seats, bought the car because of the wife's bad back.
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Review submitted by
Bob Jones on

Ford Fusion (02-12)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Boring but sensible.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
No comments from anyone.

Would you buy this car again and why?
It's now discontinued but if they had a new up dated version I would probably buy again.

What are you likely to buy next?
Mazda Mx5 when the new Mk4 version comes out.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£11,500

When did you buy the car?
September 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Wouldn't do any deals, take it or leave it.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Headroom Load area.

What was the dealer like?
Average, nothing special. Garage department useless.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very lively for a diesel, cruises well on the motorway, cornering is not as good as people say.

What's it like to park?
Being a box shape makes it quite easy to park but the visibility at the rear corners can make it a bit awkward sometimes, the mirrors could do with being a bit larger.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Annoying engine management light keeps coming on and going into limp home mode, no one can find what's causing it. Does it mainly during the winter months. Started when the car was only 2yrs. old and still doing it now. Plastic thermostat housing warped and started leaking at 30,000 miles (4 yrs) new one fitted.

What's most practical about your car?
Luggage area. High seats, bought the car because of the wife's bad back.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Electric heated screen, Rain sensing wipers, Privacy glass.

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