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... Off Topic... Citroen C1 Advice ....
#1
Not Berlingo but then when do I ever discuss non Berlingo so time to take advantage ......

My wife is considering buying a Citroen C1 probably second hand.
Views needed on this vehicle and more importantly what goes wrong.

What about the electronic power steering ?

Thanks all in advance, Geoff.
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#2
Off topic, slightly more...
Had a 2001 Renault Clio for 9 years, from brand new.
The electronic PAS on that was wonderful; a dream to drive and manoeuvre. Much better than the Berlingo steering.
Would imagine the C1 system would be very similar...?
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#3
My sister and step daughter both have the Toyota aygo (which is the same as the Citroen c1 and Peugeot 107 ) they have both been 100% reliable in the 3 years of ownership for both and they are well used 36000 on my step daughters and 42000 on my sisters !
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(31-05-2013, 05:49 PM)j90xxx Wrote:  Off topic, slightly more...
Had a 2001 Renault Clio for 9 years, from brand new.
The electronic PAS on that was wonderful; a dream to drive and manoeuvre. Much better than the Berlingo steering.
Would imagine the C1 system would be very similar...?

I had a 2000 1.9 DTI SI clio from new,quite a rare car,had it in the family for 8 years with no problems, a really good car.
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I really liked my Clio. :woop:
If I didn't need a van I would have had another, or kept that one, there was nothing wrong with it!
Paid £8,500 new and sold it for £1,500, 9 and half years later. :S
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My sister had one,trouble free,for 6 years.
The only reason she changed it was because she is getting old & creaky.
Being so pleased with the C1,she bought a 1.4 C3.
Compared with my Berlingo,it's as flat as a fart.Drove it to North Wales,not impressed.They must have strangled it for low emissions.
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
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A friend of mine had a 1.4 diesel from new to 4 years old and the injector seals were the only problem he had with it.
So where does this bit go then ?
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#8
Thanks to all who have offered advice and their votes of confidence, much appreciated.

With good reliability reports it seems as if there won't be a Forum for C1 / Aygo cars.

My wife has just read these remarks and says she prefers the Aygo version, we haven't discussed colour yet.
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#9
There is a French one, I think!
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(01-06-2013, 06:36 AM)geoff Wrote:  Thanks to all who have offered advice and their votes of confidence, much appreciated.

With good reliability reports it seems as if there won't be a Forum for C1 / Aygo cars.

My wife has just read these remarks and says she prefers the Aygo version, we haven't discussed colour yet.
The aygo I brought my step daughter was a cat d repaired , which I payed £4100 for , dealer price £9000 plus , it was 1 year old ! Keep your eyes open there are some bargains out there in the cat c/d repaired !
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