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Rover 25 1.4 iE (84ps) 5d (2000/W)

Rover 25 1.4 iE (84ps) 5d (2000/W) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Tom Palmer on

Rover 25 (99-05)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm old.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think I paid more than I actually did for it, which is nice.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Probably not, but I only got this car as a 'stop gap' between family saloons.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably a BMW 3 Series or an Audi A4.

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?
£575

When did you buy the car?
May 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, the car was p/xed so was very cheap (I assume the dealer wanted rid of it).

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Very cheap, a lot of car for the price.

What was the dealer like?
Friendly enough.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A lot better than I thought, excellent through the corners (especially at speed). Refined enough at 70mph and doesn't take too long to get there seeing as its only a 1.4.

What's it like to park?
Very easy to park.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Not yet.

What's most practical about your car?
-

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
-

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