Morris Marina Review from Portugal

1980 Morris Marina Saloon 1.5 diesel

Year of manufacture1980
First year of ownership1991
Most recent year of ownership1994
Engine and transmission 1.5 diesel Manual
Performance marks 3 / 10
Reliability marks 1 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
3.4 / 10
Distance when acquired80000 kilometres
Most recent distance175000 kilometres


Transmission, gear box, steering, front suspension, engine wouldn't start on cold days, almost everything went wrong.

General Comments:

Confortable and economical but very unreliable. Local Rover Group dealers are very expensive and give very bad service.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 8th July, 2000

Average review marks: 3.4 / 10, based on 1 review