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Citroen Xsara (1997–2004)

Last updated 6 July 2016

Enjoyable to drive, with good handling and a smooth, pliant ride. Roomy estates better than five-door hatchbacks. The 167bhp coupe is seriously quick.
Bland looks. Spare wheel vulnerable to theft. Clutch problems on HDI models.
Updated 20 November 2000

1,314 Xsara diesels built in 1999/2000 recalled due to possibility of failure of brake vacuum pump dog drive leading to loss of power assistance to brakes. Drive dog to be replaced on all Xsara diesels...

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Owners' reviews

I don't know why I'm sharing this secret.....
Low cost motoring, and OK to drive, quiet, comfortable front seats, a bit tinny, no rust except after bumps.
Cheap to run, easy to work on, fun to drive
Comfortable cruiser and economical but with reliability issues

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