Jump to content
Do Not Sell My Personal Information

I've got just over £2200 to spend

Recommended Posts

I do one or two 1 to 2 hundred mile journeys a month, but mostly local.

I've read several posts on this forum and there seems a vast knowledge of what I'd be buying into, I would like to thank you know for your replies.



Link to post
Share on other sites

Petrol or diesel, auto or manual, max mileage and colour ?

it's a bit like going into a paint shop and asking for a tin of paint and not telling them what its for or the colour


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd be inclined to avoid diesel versions as those with potential head gasket issues are in this price range -  see 


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hiya and welcome , this site is indeed great....

I have a 2006 petrol auto 4 door and you will read that generally the engines are bombproof ( fingers crossed ) ...

Mine's doing fine touch wood ; though a bad batch of diesels approx.2006 - 2009 so beware ; but not all of them...

They are not very economical( a big old engine now ) and a bit noisy on older models compared with other cars...

Mine is auto - anywhere from 26 to 36 mpg depending on time of year and yer right hoof....

But you'll find people here love them ; me too ; very comfortable ; powerful enough ; loads of space ; 

And if I could buy a new mk 2 or mk3  I would genuinely buy one tomorrow....

I had a mk4 for awhile ; great car but NO character...

Link to post
Share on other sites

If I didn't already have mine, I would go for the 2nd on the list.  I agree the petrol is a better prospect, because of reliability and repair costs of the diesel.

Link to post
Share on other sites

i wouldn't touch that, bald tires all round, and it's been up a curb hard and an unsafe modification, in other words it's been driven like that - if it's been treated like that you can be sure it hasn't been serviced

on another note has it just been slapped together cheaply to get it through an MOT

I get a feeling that is a trade or auction car


Edit, that's worth around the £2200-2500 retail and £800-1000 trade

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...