Review: Rover 400 (1995 – 1999)

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Rover's version of the Honda Civic. Quite well equipped and a reasonable drive in its day.

Head gasket failure on 'K' Series engines. Front suspension bushes wear. Parts, especially some trim, are hard to get.

Rover 400 (1995 – 1999): At A Glance

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Where is the best place to sell a 90s Rover?

I have my father-in-laws car to sell, it's a 1998 Rover 420d. He has had it for 18 years - where would be the best place to sell? I have tried Autotrader but they won't list due to its age.
You can list it on a range of enthusiasts site for free. These include Car & Classic, Classic Cars for Sale and our own site. There's no charge for uploading an advert and it's a great way to reach a lot of people. You could also try advertising it in some of the print titles like Classic Car Buyer. Social media sites like Facebook are also a good way to reach a lot of people. eBay could also be worth a go, but comes with an extra level of buyer based hassle and fees. Try to use good quality images that show the whole car (with close-ups of any damage) and as much information and service history as you can.
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