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Oh God Not Another Cheap Low Mileage Motor With A Long MOT, Citroen £250

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This little hunny was taken in by a trader mate a while back, left with me because 'I like classics' and me and the family have been rolling around in it. It has been a lovely, lovely car to drive, 5 speed manual, it remains so actually but now it sits idle around the corner so needs someone to actually pay it some attention

So here are the good points:

1, Excellent starter

2. Suspension goes up and down nicely

3. Thrifty and super smooth diesel engine

4. About 65,000 miles on the clock

5. Nice clean body

6. Stereo

7. MOT until July ish

8. Factory headlamp covers

9. Super clean interior with lovely comfy seats

And the bad points:

1. It doesn't lock, well, the drivers door and boot don't lock, duff central locking

2. Fuel and Temp gauges did work but now don't

3. Heater fan doesn't work but warm air trickles through

4. Brakes grind a little

5. No history but it feels like a low mileage car

And an important location point:

1. It's parked in a side road in South East London, approx 1 mile from CPFC

 

Offers, swaps, whatever...

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Oof that's lovely. I'd be very tempted if I were in the country.

I hope someone else snaffles it before I get back in a few weeks, or I might be searching for some cheap train tickets.

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OBVS it's going to be hard work to resolve the styling on a car with its packaging but with the elegant xantia next to it that BMW looks almost offensively ugly.

That's because it is, and there's no "almost" about it!

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Strange question, but do you know if the Heated Rear Window works?

 

Blower motor issues, sometimes linked to HRW issues. I think from the ignition switch

 

I've no idea to be honest, I know the button illuminates

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Cheap thrillz diz shot.

 

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Jollyfecker kindly delivered this tonight and I dropped him home, always a pleasure meeting up, such a nice bloke and it's about time I bought a car off him.

 

The Xantia is great and I'm glad I've finally tried one. More refined than I was expecting, I put that down to good soundproofing possibly, and handles well as I did some spirited driving on the way home.

 

Expect a roffle soon though as this purchase was mainly to satiate my need to buy something!

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My Dad literally had one of those.  His might have been petrol.  It would randomly unlock itself and the alarm was temperature sensitive, which was fun*.  Great for leaving tailgating taxis in your clag as you boot it around some corners at warp 12.

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