Which ZX estate?

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Robin
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Which ZX estate?

Post by Robin » 22 Oct 2004, 00:29

Hi all. I am rapidly approaching the time when I need to buy another car for the other half. The car that has taken the fancy is the ZX estate. So a few musts, diesel and as many goodies as a factory fit as possible. Which one do I go for?
All comments gratefully accepted. Robin

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Post by Stuart McB » 22 Oct 2004, 01:17

Firstly needs to be turbo diesel and go for any trim from Avantage upwards. With the Avantage you get eleccy windows at the front, eleccy sunroof, tilt steering wheel as standard.

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Post by Robin » 22 Oct 2004, 01:18

Stuart, did any of them come with air con?

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Post by bikeboyz » 22 Oct 2004, 03:00

Estates from 1/10/96 badged SX had electric front windows, electric sunroof, PAS, height adjustable front seat, split rear seats with headrests, central locking, airbag, keypad immobiliser and roof rails.

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Post by Richard Gallagher » 22 Oct 2004, 03:02

I believe aircon was only available on the 2.0 16V as an optional extra. Rather rare!

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Post by Robin » 22 Oct 2004, 03:17

So it's a post 96 SX I need. Time to start looking I guess. Cheers all and thanks. R

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Post by Stuart McB » 22 Oct 2004, 11:51

Air con. Well the onlt time I've seen that was on ZX Taxi in North Africa. Even then the driver was moaning about it not working.

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Post by TomH » 22 Oct 2004, 16:52

The ones badged "Reflex" or "Leader" and the odd special edition have poverty spec, but generally the rest have the same level of equipment (Avantage & Aura, and the SX on late models)
electric front windows and sunroof, remote central locking, power steering etc, and alloys on the Aura

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Post by Robin » 23 Oct 2004, 04:23

OK, I think I have sold the car to 'er indoors' but H wants to see a picture of the estate. I have had a skate around the web and cannot find a piccy. Does anyone have a piccy they could post or know of a site with one on? Cheers all for the info. R

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Post by DLM » 23 Oct 2004, 21:32

Are there any on www.autotrader.co.uk? The trade cars often have a pic.

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Post by Robin » 25 Oct 2004, 18:37

Tom and everyone else, thank you for the help. Reliable lot[:D]

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Post by James.UK » 25 Oct 2004, 20:27

Hi Robin. I think you would like the ZX 1.9D Aura estate,(TD is faster, but has more things to go wrong on it) you can still find some very nice ones pre 1966, I think they go back as far as 1990 ish? and you can buy them at very very good prices, I saw a very nice one recently for £650 [:D]
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