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Rover 25 1.4 iL (84ps) 5d (2001/X)

Rover 25 1.4 iL (84ps) 5d (2001/X) - Owner Review

Handles fine. Seats comfy.
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Rover 25 (99-05)

Value

4 out of 5

Got mine new for under £9k.

Costs

3 out of 5

38 mpg. 1st year service cost a lot though.

Driving

3 out of 5

Handles fine. Seats comfy.

Performance

3 out of 5

Could do with a bit more go. Have to wind it up to about 5000 rpm to get things moving and then it's noisy.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Never broken down, but it's had new tappets fitted under warranty, also elec window repaired (rattled).

Image

3 out of 5

Looks ok to me.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Ok.

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Security

3 out of 5

Ok.

Service

3 out of 5

Manufacturer ok. Dealer (also sells Nissans and Daihatsu) is crap.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
New tappets fitted.

Gearbox
Rear awkward sometimes. Jumps out of gear in reverse.

Other
1 flat tyre (bought full size spare to replace the crappy bicycle wheel spare which is standard).

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes