1993 Rover - Austin Maestro Reviews

1993 Rover - Austin Maestro Clubman D 2.0 turbo diesel from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1993
Engine and transmission 2.0 turbo diesel
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 6 / 10
Dealer Service marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10

Faults:

Nothing major. Well, it reportedly had a new engine after a blow up (c.30,000 miles) but that was before I owned it. And on all three I've owned rust is a major trauma.

General Comments:

Having owned three Maestros now (It's a long story) this is certainly the quickest. And the most fuel efficient (the other two were 1.3 and good for 150'000, so here's hoping). However this one really needs the power steering, it really is too heavy round town.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 10th November, 1998

1993 Rover - Austin Maestro Clubman 2.0 turbo diesel from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1993
Engine and transmission 2.0 turbo diesel
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10

Faults:

Radiator leak, replaced under warranty.

RUST!! roof joins required attention in year 2, nearside rear door and tailgate replaced under warranty.

General Comments:

A good utility car which has plenty of internal room and has proved to be reliable. Although it's not a modern looking car, it goes well. Needs the power steering.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th March, 1998

Average review marks: 7.5 / 10, based on 2 reviews