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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
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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72 reader reviews for Citroën C2 Hatchback.
  • 1.1i Design 3dr

    Andrew Hood Date: 07/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I had a 1.1 Design a few years ago, swapped it for VTR and then a VTS - wished i hadnt. Very good car in basic 1.1 format. Quite nippy too. Good fun to drive, fair amount of interior space. Reasonably cheap to run. Only problem i ever had was the CD player ate my cd's up. Looks a little dated now despite recent face-lift. Front bumper area feels a bit flimsy. Citroen have lost their 'quirky' imagination of previous years.

  • 1.6i VTR Sensodrive 3dr

    LEE BENGOUGH Date: 18/05/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I previously had a 05 C3 1.6i 16v Exclusive Sensodrive for 3 years and now I was due to change the car on the Motability Scheme. I was going to have another C3 but the 1.6i 16v was only avalible with the 4 speed Auto and I didn't want to go back to a fully Automatic so I decided to have the C2 VTR which I took Delivery on 28/4/08 and its brilliant. After 300 miles its running like a dream and I am getting upto 53mpg already so I am well impressed.

    If it runs like the last car did for the 3 years I will be a happy man.

  • 1.6i VTS 3dr

    John Healy , Northumberland . Date: 13/05/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I recently test drove a new C2 VTS and I was amazed by how nippy this little car is.

    Before I looked at the speedo I was going 80mph. I needed a small nippy little car for driving from A to B. It was a toss-up between this and a Mini Cooper.

    The C2 is by far a much faster car than the Mini. People don't give these little Citroens any credit, but they are truly great little cars.

    However, I have just taken delivery of my new Mini Cooper because I'm a snob and I knew that the Mini will hold its value much better, but at the back of my mind I can't stop thinking about the little C2 and how much cheaper it would have been for me to have one instead.

    It's a great little car and the Citroen dealers will knock thousands of them. Mini didn't give me any discount whatsoever!

  • 1.4i Design 3dr

    Carol Lane , Mid Glamorgan . Date: 09/05/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 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
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned my Citoen C2 from New and it is now only 3 Years old. I have just had the news that it needs a new £600 Cat..Converter after only 3 years. I previously owned a C3 5 Door 1.4 Desire and had to get rid of it after only 9 Months as it spent most of the time in the dealers for repair. The C3 had exactly the same symptoms as my C2 but Citroen was not able to ever tell me what the problem was. I was reluctant to have another Citroen after the C3. But found the interior cabin in Citroens very comfortable. Overall If there was a more reliable engine in the Citroen I would have another one. But I will not be having another Citroen ever!

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