Citroen C4 Picasso

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  1. Shaun

    Shaun Retired Moderator

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    Had a test drive in one today, dame nice car.

    Does anybody have any info good or bad on them, the only real bad thing I know is the resale price.
     
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    dude,do the Citroens come with a motor plan and warranty?
     
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    I stay away from french cars
     
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    Shaun Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    With the price of petrol and Diesel just going up & up you can't over look French cars.

    It is one of the most economical cars around.
     
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    umm very cool cars al of the Citreons are,but ja but alot of electronics and parts in SA is very expensive same with Renualt all parts must be in portid..But truely very nice car and alot of space..
     
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    Test drove the C4,very nice... but french :/ (ie. high service costs and possibly waits for parts from france etc)
     
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    Was at the car show recently and the one car that I was most impressed with was the Citroen Picasso. Really well designed and has some very pratical features.

    Don't know too much about their service back up and my only worry would be cracking that front windscreen and having to replace it.

    All cars these days are expensive to run and maintain. Finance it over 4 years and dump it when the service plan is up :D
     
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    Shaun Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    Thx Guys, plan to do that DragonReef.

    You end up paying the same excess for insurance for a small window or a big one. The angle of the window should mean that a stone may chip the glass but not crack it.

    I found out to day it is better to sell the car before 100 000 km, so will do the same if I get it.
    Funny the company has used Stannic for over 6 years and they are still full of Sh1t.
     
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    Shaun Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    One more thing the branch manager lives around the corner from me, so if I have any problem or need to get it serviced I can just drop it off at his house and he can take it to work.
     
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    girls car ;-)
     
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    Well I assume he's buying it for his wife Warr... :p
     
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    I'd drive it...
     
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    For the dogs.:whistling:
     
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    Shaun Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    Been reading the user manual, and this car is not for people that can't program a VCR, or change the time on a Microwave.
     
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    I definitely do not recommend a Citroen C3 SensoDrive
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    one of my buddies just bought the mazda 3 hatch 2.0,very smooth ride and comfy.and pretty nippy aswell
     
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    Hi u see,the shit is with all cars of to day its like rabits the cars comes in like mad,the technologie is so high and thers like only a couple of people that no what to do with them if thers something rong with the car.Citreon is high tech Like F1...so its like buying a plane with out a pilot if thers something rong with it the change of them fixing it is 50 50...let me give you something to think about...one C3 piston cost R2800,i Drive Golf mk1 and i drive the living shit out of it,all4 pistons costs me under 1000 bux,and its un brake able.....And i do drags what so ever,6 sets of tyres in a year and a half..Now if i have the money 2 buy a wagon of some sort it would be the Toyota Verso the sporty one now thats a wagon 4 me sporty and lots wooooooma,and also the Opel Zafira OPC but no fuel consumpsion there......
     
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    tell me about Golf 1's.it was my first car also had it worked for drags,and everytime something broke,it was just a couple of hundred rands.im still a major golf 1 fan:slayer:
     
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    All the new generation cars are expensive, there are no exceptions. You either driver modern technology or live with a 30 year old Golf Mk1.
    I know someone that's just dropped 100k on re doing the motor on a 100 series Cruiser.
    Ok it was at the agents, but a 100K !!!! JMJ !!!!
     
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