Citroen Xsara Reviews from Israel

1998 Citroen Xsara SX 1.8

Year of manufacture1998
First year of ownership1998
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 1.8 Automatic
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.2 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance65000 kilometres
Previous carPeugeot 205

Summary:

A low performance bargain

Faults:

1. The blinker relay "work" from time to time with no touch or use of the handle.

2. indoor light does not go on when open driver door.

3. outdoor driver door handle got broken at 50,000 km.

4. one cooling fan got broken after 25,000 km

5. the a/c grills got broken - driver side and middle one.

6. difficult to drive in a shine day - the glare shield is reflecting on the front windows.

General Comments:

1. This car is cheap when you buy it, and get very expensive in maintenance.

2. The original parts are very expensive.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 10th January, 2003

1999 Citroen Xsara SXTD 1.9 turbo diesel

Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 1.9 turbo diesel Manual
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance400000 kilometres
Previous carPeugeot 405

Summary:

Great car

Faults:

Radiator after a 350000kms.

General Comments:

The car is great as a taxi. very comfortable and low-price. the garage tough is OK. but yet expansive for me. here in IL.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 19th September, 2002

Average review marks: 6.6 / 10, based on 2 reviews