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Citroen Ds5d.style hdi 2014 review


Overall towcar rating

*****


Key information

  • Transmission: Manual
  • Year of manufacture: 2014
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 2litre. 165 bhplitres
  • Solo fuel economy: 50 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 27 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1689 kg
  • Nose weight: 75 kg
  • Body type: Hatchback

Towcar summary

What's good?

Comfort,road holding,economy,towing ability.stylish looks

What's bad?

Bad vision to rear.vision to front bumper not good.harsh ride in back seats due to very large rear wheels

Would you recommend it?

Yes

Towing performance *****

How well does it tow?

Absolutely first class under every road and weather condition.
Very stable,easy to hitch with rear camera,I have to do it myself.very easy drive towing.
I tow to max GTW 5 kgs over noseweight,75 kgs (recomended) I am 80kgs.

Solo performance *****

What's it like without the caravan?

Fun,fast comfy,good road holding,plenty of power for overtaking.comfy for front passenger full of extra gadgets as standard,perhaps too many,never use half!

Reliability *****

Anything to look out for?

Tow max rated at 1500 kgs,but to stay within MGTW,car cargo weight is limited, cannot legally tow loaded van of 1500mptlm unless car load weight is low,i.e.,driver,passenger,no more than about 100kgs.luggage.

Practicality ****

Is it easy to live with?

Very easy , very much admired by everyone,very stylish car.

Buying experience *****

Did you buy it new or used?

Used

Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Excellent
One small recal,excellent service.

 

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