A fine looking car from all angles, until the 2004 facelift. Destined to become a 'classic'. 2.0 diesels proving to be good long life cars with excellent clubs and spares back-up. Up to 4 stars.
Let down by cooling system problems of all K Series engines, particularly the 1.8.
Latest Update Rover 75: Airbag warning light problem common, but easily fixed. Caused by a loose connection underneath either the driver of passenger seat. With the engine switched off, pull apart the yellow connector blocks, clean with contact cleaner and re-connect. For a more permanent fix you can remove the terminal blocks and solder the wires together. An easy and inexpensive fix. It is important to wait 30 minutes after switching off to allow the residual energy in the air bags to dissipate before attempting this operation.
8-5-2012: By 2012 Rover 75s and MC ZTs (particularly the 2.0 litre BMW engined diesels) were developing a strong following and values were starting to rise. Not just because of the looks of the car and potential future classic status, but because they are proving to be good long-life cars.
19-5-2012: Reader recommended specialist is of JMA Cars of Colwyn Bay North Wales (T: 01492 535020 / M: 07831 457011) who provide specialised service exclusively to these models of car only.