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Rover 25 1.6 i 3d Step Auto (2001/51)

Rover 25 1.6 i 3d Step Auto (2001/51) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Marc Hollifield on

Rover 25 (99-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Cheap, reliable and economical.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Small, funky and has the best colour (blood red metallic).

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, if I need a small runabout, that is quite economical.

What are you likely to buy next?
Subaru estate or frontera diesel.

Buying experience

4 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?
July 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Car was in very good condition and new mot with the price. Head gasket and timing belt changed for same price.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?
Local garage we use for repairs and servicing.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Easy to drive, quick off the mark. Very quiet on the motorway, quite economical. Steptronic box not the quickest to react when overtaking on single carriageways.

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

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Inlet manifold gasket.

What's most practical about your car?
Easy to get into.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Step tonic gearbox easy to use.

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