Written on: 27/03/2010
Really excellent performance with just over 200bhp. Economical enough (40+mpg), but that's not why you buy one. Having its first service on Monday, gawd knows how much that'll be as, apparently, each one is different - the computer tells the grease monkeys what needs replacing so no 2 services are the same.
Runflat tyres are an issue as the spoil the ride. Plus we were quoted £251 EACH for the rears (fronts were £201, luckily we don't need them yet).
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Written on: 14/02/2009 by markripple (1 review written)
Good fuel economy, good acceleration, great handling, great looks with M-Sport package. Over priced, potential E.C.U problems. Having returned to my then-5-month-old car after a 10 day trip abroad, it refused to start. Car had to be towed to a garage. After 2 days of several diagnostic tests, the car's ECU was reset. I was told that of the 20 different "cycles", (which the engine runs through from ignition start to ignition switch-off), 18 were operating normally but 2 were defective… Read Full Review
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