Lancia Lybra Review from Poland

1999 Lancia Lybra Sport Wagon LX 1.9 Jtd

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission 1.9 Jtd Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.0 / 10
Distance when acquired160000 kilometres
Previous carOpel Corsa

Summary:

Comfortable, underrated Italian car

Faults:

I bought this car few days ago so I will be updating this thread. This car was bought used in Germany and was regularly serviced in Fiat-Lancia.

General Comments:

1.9 JTD engine has quite reasonable performance with acceptable fuel consumption, below 2300 rpm is just a normal diesel, but above this is really nice to drive it.

This version I have is the LX and includes Lancia I.C.S radio with navigation system, Bose sound system with 7 speakers, CD Player for 6 CD, s, GSM phone, Alcantara seats in beige color (quite easy to get dirty), steering wheel with satellite controls for Radio and CD, special alloy wheels, air conditioning with two separate zones and electronic control, full electrical mirrors, four airbags, four - one touch - electrical windows, check-panel showing eventual problems in the lights and the level of liquids and a superb and smooth night illumination inside the cabin. It's also fitted with ABS and EDB, four disc brakes, pyrotechnical seat belts, three point central seatbelt, protective pads inside the doors, immobilizer, remote key for the doors and boot etc.

For the price is definitely a good business.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 26th November, 2007

17th Dec 2008, 06:02

Update:

This car suffered some repairs such as a new air-mass meter, two front struts (failed in MOT), and replacement of the digital panel for the air conditioner.

The digital panel was replaced by myself and bought in an Internet auction - price 20 Euro.

After the replacement of the air-mass meter the engine regain live and is quite good for only 105 bhp.

Lybras are OK, but suffer from enervating details that spoil the rest.

30th Mar 2009, 17:55

Where did you find the digital panel?

Thanks

mmartins888@gmail.com

Average review marks: 7.0 / 10, based on 1 review