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Entry-level SE-L Nav+ comes with dual-zone climate control, 17in alloy wheels, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors and an 8.0in colour infotainment system with DAB radio, Bluetooth and built-in sat-nav. Unless you’re desperate for some more luxuries, there’s little point in looking at the higher trims.
This diesel engine pulls strongly once you get it up to around 2000rpm, giving you plenty of oomph in the mid-range for making good progress in a relaxed fashion. It’s happy to rev freely and it’s smooth, too, without the usual clatter you associate with diesel engines.
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