Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

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

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19 reader reviews for Rover 75 Tourer.
  • 2.0 CDT Club SE 5dr

    david slack Date: 15/12/2006
    • 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

    My fabulous Rover 75 CDT Tourer is just fantastic. I’ve got to say it’s the finest car I’ve ever owned and I feel like I’m driving a Rolls Royce rather than a Rover. I purchased it in June 2006 and it’s been marvellous.

    The amount of people who are astonished by the sheer quality of this car is amazing, I’ve had comments from strangers admiring my car from afar to people giving me a flash of their headlights as I drive past. I’m perplexed, as to why these cars didn’t do better whilst they were in production because they easily match other cars in their respective class. These cars are completely underrated and are now a bargain for anyone looking for a family car. My CDT gives me and my family excellent comfort as well as easily the 50mpg quoted on this site.

    When the sad times comes that I have to part with her and buy another car I’ll be looking again at a Rover 75, because there just the business but I suppose I’m bias.

  • 2.0 CDTi Contemporary SE 5dr

    Ric Belcher , Wilts . Date: 27/06/2006
    • 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

    This is the nicest car I have had, but alas it is also spectacularly unreliable.

    The hoses went in the engine causing a breakdown. The two fuel pumps failed causing breakdown a second and third breakdown. The air-conditioning broke down and the cheap radio died.

    Would I have another? Yes, without a doubt - it has comfort, character, style, and superb build quality.

  • 2.0 CDT Club SE 5dr

    vaughan brean , devon . Date: 21/12/2005
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    My fabulous gold Rover 75 has just come to the end of its three-year lease, but I can't have another because the leasing company won't deal with Rovers anymore due to the liquidation situation - a pity, because I would have another without hesitation.

    I have enjoyed 120,000 trouble-free and comfortable miles in this high quality mile-muncher, and I consider that I was lucky to have the opportunity to use this car as much as I did.

    I cover around 800 to 1000 miles per week, and the Rover never missed a beat. The build quality proved to be top class with not so much as a squeak or rattle, and it still feels taught and responsive. Fuel economy is great and so I am currently looking for a used one as I am going to miss it so much.

    There are two tiny negatives, however, which are totally swamped by the car's attributes. These are the poor steering lock and it does eat tyres, but buy one today. Mine is a 135bhp diesel version, and I had the Rover aftermarket upgrade. It's the used bargain of the century and enjoy it.

  • 2.0 CDT Club SE 5dr

    Richard Green , Dorset . Date: 14/09/2005
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I am extremely pleased with my Rover 75. Everyone has taken the mickey out of me, saying that I have an old man's car, but I am extremely happy with it.

    It is refined and very well built. I looked at Mondeos, Vectras, Lagunas etc, but all were way off the mark where quality of build and refinement were concerned.

    It is not the quickest of cars off the blocks, but once you get going, top end is great. I have the 2.0 diesel and it is a very quiet car with lots of pulling power once you get going.

    The only problem I have had so far is the radiator. It sprang a leak, but was covered by the warranty, which I took out as an extra cost due to Rover going under. It was the best investment due to the circumstances.

    We have just been on holiday to France, and the Tourer swallowed all our luggage plus many a bottle of wine on the return journey!

    Overall, I am very happy with my purchase, even though it has an old man's image - I am having the last laugh though, as the equivalent BMW is twice the price!

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