1997 Citroen Saxo VTS 1.6 from UK and Ireland
Handles well, fairly quick, but lacks quality
Engine cuts out from time to time when at idle and having had it checked, the dealers said it was fine?
Annoying rattle from the drivers door when closed, corrected by adjusting the door but seems to come back after a short time.
During winter, water residue on dash dials, but soon clears.
Not a bad car, had no major problems with it. Seems to use a lot of petrol, but then that maybe down to my driving.
I am a police officer and being an advanced driver get to drive a lot of cars and would say the VTS handles as well as any of them.
Proviously had a 1.6 coupe (tomcat), and would say was probably as quick as the VTS and the interior seemed a better build quality.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 12th January, 2002
16th Jan 2002, 02:09
Apparently nearly all Saxo VTR and VTS cut out when the revs drop, I have a '98 VTR and mine does this on average twice a week, I went back to the dealer who could find nothing wrong, but I believe you can have some new software downloaded to the engine management which stops it doing this quite as often. The only thing that I feel lets the car down is the build quality, which is below average.