Over 25s

I am thinking of buying a 2002 Rover 25 1.4 for £2,200, but a friend warns me that Rover hasn't got the best reputation for reliability and thinks that mechanically it might let me down. This particular car seems to be in very good condition and has been checked out by an independent motor engineer. Should I avoid Rover altogether and keep looking for a Ford (Fiesta) or Peugeot of similar age?

Asked on 14 February 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
It was all over for Rover in April 2005. So this is expensive for an obsolete car from a defunct company that now relies on 3rd party suppliers for all spare parts. You'd be better off with a Fiesta or Corsa for the same sort of money.
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