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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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38 reader reviews for Citroën Berlingo Multispace MPV.
  • 1.6 HDi 92 Forte 5dr

    john upsdell Date: 31/07/2007
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    First bought the 1.9d van and was so impressed I bought a Multispace 2.0 Hdi with aircon and safety pack. Really impressed with the performance although the economy was not as good as the 1.9d. I think this was possibly due to the fact that i used to drive the 2.0 Hdi quite hard.

    I had one niggling problem with the 2.0 Hdi in that when hitting the brakes the toe of my shoe would sometimes come into contact with the brake pedal arm which meant I didn't always get full pressure on the pedal.

    I have just bought the 1.6Hdi and wish I had stuck with the 2.0Hdi. The 1.6Hdi is noisy, the engine groans and the wind noise is excessive at motorway speeds. I now have an even greater problem with the pedals and I am pleased to say I am not the only one.

    Now when I hit the brakes, as well as the toe of my shoe touching the brake pedal arm, my foot also catches the accelerator pedal which causes the engine to rev furiously. In case "Honest John" of the Telegraph Motoring section happens to read this, No! I do not have big feet. (Size 9)

    I have contacted Citroen but of course like every other manufacturer they have never heard of the problem.

    Solution. I will get rid of it as soon as is practical.

  • 2.0 HDi Desire 5dr

    Andy Tebbutt , essex . Date: 12/06/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I am in the processes of starting my own gardening business and my Ford Escort TD was getting a bit small.

    I had already selected a Berlingo as my replacment 'van with windows' as it is both a car and van and would save me buying one of each.

    After a short search I found a 2004 2.0 Desire at a local garage, so I can't really comment on running costs. What I can say is that it is immensly practical.

  • 2.0 HDi Forte 5dr

    Adam Elsdon , Aberdeenshire . Date: 12/06/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned this car from new since 2003 and covered 85,000 miles, and apart from a recall which was rectified during its normal service pattern and replacing wear items such as the tyres, brakes and an exhaust back box, it was totally reliable. In fact a Toyota couldn't have been more reliable.

    Having two kids and dogs, this was the perfect machine: the sliding doors were absolutely fantastic in the supermarket car park (and really missed on the replacement vehicle).

    As for the negative reviews saying it is let down by its 'van' looks - well, think of it as a 4x4 with two-wheel drive, a high driving position and loads of glass.

    Just like a Freelander... but more reliable!

  • 2.0 HDi Desire 5dr

    John Rodgers Date: 12/05/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned this car for just over two and a half years and in that time have covered 87000 miles. only fault has been a replacement alternator at 72000 miles. this car is comfortable to drive and i have regularly driven from the south coast to the north east non stop and still arrived without the aches and pains i used to get in my so called qaulity estate cars. engine starts on the button fuel economy is excellent and after all these miles car feels as taut as when it left the showroom with no sqeaks are rattles. if it ever wears out will definately replace with same model. only downside is air conditioning is a must.

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