Roadtests & reviews

Stickies moved from the Activa forum

Moderator: RichardW

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Roadtests & reviews

Post by andmcit » 11 Oct 2008, 22:09

A review repeated in it's entirety from here:
http://www.ciao.co.uk/Citroen_Xantia_Ac ... ew_5366701

The eye of the beholder

A review by Robert Parnham on Citroen Xantia Activa 2.0 Turbo
November 13th, 2003

Author's product rating:
Citroen Xantia Activa 2.0 Turbo - rated by robert_parnham

• Safety - Satisfactory
• Comfort - Excellent
• Road Handling - Excellent
• Looks - Satisfactory
• Features - Excellent

• Advantages: Performance, Handeling, Individuality, French Quirkiness
• Disadvantages: Insurance, French Quirkiness

• Recommend to potential buyers: Yes

Full review
I’ve written many opinions about cars on here, and although most have
been joint purchases by myself and partner, but this time I’m going to
write about my car; the one I use everyday.

Many of you will have also noticed how picky and critical I am about the
design of cars, so you might be wondering why my own car is something
widely regarded as a reliability nightmare. Read on, and I’ll try to explain.

Background
For those of you that have no idea what a Citroen Xantia Activa is (which,
to be honest, is most people) I’ll fill in some background – without trying to
be too dull! The Citroen Xantia was launched about 10 years ago and is
typically French and quirky – the “Hydro-gas” suspension system is the
most obvious difference to most other cars. Instead of having regular
springs and shock absorbers, the Xantia is equipped with a gas / fluid
based suspension system, which, once pressurised, allows you to float
along on a sort of magic carpet ride – the idea being is that the fluid
suspension can react quicker and absorb more bumps than the
conventional sort.

The difference with the Activa suspension is the addition of a load of
electronic trickery and 4 large hydraulic rams at each corner. Basically, as
you go round a bend a car will lean (or body roll, if you prefer). The Activa
system notices any body roll and adjusts the rams to compensate – so you
go round a bend perfectly level. This means that it can out handle just
about anything on the road. When you couple it with a silky smooth ride
with the cornering ability of a rollercoaster you should (should being the
operative word) have the makings of a great car.

The Activa was introduced in 1996 and mine is a 1999 model, on a T plate.

Driving Experience
If you’ve never driven a Xantia before, they take some getting used to.
The driving position isn’t ideal and the pedals are spaced at an awkward
angle (for my money the brake and accelerator are too close together).
The brakes are also mightily fierce and have all of 2 cm’s travel before
you are having a full ABS moment.

The engine is an old design but fits the car perfectly. It is 2.0 litre, petrol
turbo engine, although the turbo is more about relaxed cruising than out
and out performance. It does have the disadvantage that the mechanicals
are eerily quiet at speed and you need to keep one eye on the speedo to
avoiding a driving ban.

The gear box isn’t the last word in refinement either – 1st gear is very low
(meaning you have to change up quickly) and the overall action isn’t what
could be described a slick. Fast changes into 3rd gear are normally met
with a ‘crunch’ and reverse can be hard to find when parked.

The complex suspension is both wonderful and annoying. Before setting off
for the first time you have to wait for the STOP lights to go out while the
system is pressuring. This can take about a minute and you can feel the
car rising off the ground into its normal driving position. There is a button
on the dash board to alter how firmly you want it set, but to be honest
there isn’t much difference between them.

Out on the road, it all becomes worth it – speed bumps are soaked up
with little fuss and motorway driving is relaxed. On fast country lanes and
traffic islands the Activa suspension really starts to shine – turn quickly
and the car just ploughs round the bend. Because there’s no body roll,
you won’t get much of a warning before it runs out of grip (and dumps you
in the nearest hedge) so it’s best to temper your enthusiasm until you and
vehicle are intimately acquainted. I defy anyone to drive this car without
having a fixed grin on their face.

Comfort, Looks and Design
From the outside, it just looks like any normal Xantia. Being the later
model it has a revised front end which looks slightly less pretty than the
original version, but it’s all pretty mundane. The only way to tell an Activa
from any regular Xantia is a discrete badge on the front wing, a boot
spoiler and slightly fatter tyres.

Inside, there’s a fair amount of toys and it all seems well put together.
There all the electric windows and mirrors you could want, together with
an electric driver’s seat. Though finding the correct position takes a lot of
adjustment and because there’s no memory feature anyone who drives
the car is under pain of death not to adjust the seat!

You also get a decent amount of space and wide opening doors. There’s
even a sun blind built into the rear window. Boot space is good, but the
spoiler makes it a heavy old thing to open. The rain sensitive wipers are
frustrating in drizzle (as they don’t notice it), but are great when
encountering spray on a motorway.

Upfront there are a couple of trays to put odds and ends in as well as
covered door pockets (which are great for leaving things out of sight).
Everything was designed exactly the wrong size to hold an open can of
coke – so they must balanced between your legs! The glove box is very
small and holds roughly the same amount of junk as a flower pot.

You also get a traffic master system (which I don’t think is partially helpful)
and very cold air conditioning. The air con isn’t that great to use and the
slider controls look dated. There’s a silly automatic temperature and fan
control system which is infuriating. A millimetre of difference can change
it between a dessert heat or an artic blast. The fans speeds can be set on
“Auto” (for Auto, read: whatever it feels like), or “Max” (full blast);
everything in between makes no difference what-so-ever.

As a nod towards safety you get his and hers airbags as well as side ones
in your seats. You also get standard ABS brakes. It’s an old design, so I
wouldn’t think it’ll hold up all that well in a fight with a tree – so it’s best to
drive with caution.

Reliability
I’m frantically holding onto some wood as I write this in case I jinx it; but
so far it’s been rock steady. I bought the car with 60k on the clock from a
Citroen specialist. All Xantia require a full overhaul of the suspension at
60,000 so make sure it’s been done otherwise you’ll have a big bill.

The interior is free from squeaks and rattles, but the suspension has a
habit of groaning in cold weather. There’s also a tendency to over inflate
the back end, which comes down with a bit of a thump after a couple of
minutes driving.

It returns about 350 miles on a full tank (60 litres) of unleaded, which is
better than my previous 2.0 Non-Citroen auto, but not very good by today’s
standards.

Insurance is pricey, being a group 15 – most companies will laugh at you
if you are under 25. I pay £600 per year (25 with 8 years no claims), but
I did have quotes of over £2,000.

Summary (and why I won’t part with it)
Even though the car has so many areas which annoy the hell out of me,
I wouldn’t choose anything else for my daily transport. The fact it looks
like a regular car is great – you simply drive with the knowledge that you
can show a clean pair of heels to any boy racer that pushes their look.
But it’s more than that, it’s the knowledge that I have got something which
is so different from everything else on the road, but without making sports
car like compromises.

If you decide to buy one, don’t moan at me if breaks down all the time
and it costs you thousands in repair bills. Find a good one and be lucky!

If there’s another car out there which delivers so many smiles per mile,
I’ve yet to drive it.
Last edited by andmcit on 24 Sep 2009, 10:58, edited 1 time in total.

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 11 Oct 2008, 22:19

Car magazine test when new

http://www.citroen.mb.ca/Documents/car/1.html
Image

And the good news is, that as of October 2008:

DVLA VEHICLE ENQUIRY Services Provided By DVLA:

The enquiry is complete
The vehicle details for N439 XCF are:

Date of Liability 01 04 2009
Date of First Registration 29 11 1995
Year of Manufacture 1995
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 1998CC
CO2 Emissions Not Available
Fuel Type Petrol
Export Marker Not Applicable
Vehicle Status Licence Not Due
Vehicle Colour RED
Vehicle Type Approval null
The information contained on this page is correct at the time of enquiry.


Andrew

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 11 Oct 2008, 23:32

AA Roadtest - February 1996 PDF DOWNLOAD!!! (496K)

http://tinyurl.com/54g435

You'll need Acrobat Reader but then, who doesn't have Acrobat as it's free anyway!!

Andrew

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 12 Oct 2008, 00:05

Citroen s2 1999 Spec sheet pdf (148k):
http://website.lineone.net/~oystercatch ... 9-spec.pdf

Andrew

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 12 Oct 2008, 01:50


andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 12 Oct 2008, 02:02


andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 13 Oct 2008, 23:10

Roadtests to download as pdf's - foreign languages:
http://www.kolumbus.fi/perhe_pitkanen/xw/index2.htm

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 18 Oct 2008, 12:53

The scans are just about readable and it's interesting stuff so it's well worth
taking the time to decifer them!

http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/photos/hi ... %2F11%2310
http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/photos/hi ... %2F11%2311

and another test:
http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/photos/hi ... %2F11%2314
http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/photos/hi ... %2F11%2315

MUCH MORE AVIALBLE HERE:
http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/

Andrew

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 18 Oct 2008, 13:07

A bit light on content, but an interesting addition to the list:
http://jmwxantia.multiply.com/photos/hi ... %2F10%2323

Andrew

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 24 Sep 2009, 11:02

Citroenmad wrote:Thought id get the Activa section rolling, as its been a little slow the last few days, with this:

As i was searching through some old car magazines today i came across a 2005 Autocar with an Activa review in the back. If you know the Autocar magazine you will know the 'caned but able' (its called something else now) section on the back page.

This is the review: (print might be a bit small, ill try to scan it bigger)
Image

Overall a good review, the 'one we found' sounds great!

Chris

User avatar
Koukku
Posts: 221
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 13:18
x 1

Post by Koukku » 03 Oct 2009, 06:59

Here's an interesting list of the fastest and slowest cars in the swedish elk test... 8)

http://www.teknikensvarld.se/algtest-sn ... /index.xml

Online
User avatar
myglaren
Forum Admin Team
Posts: 14767
Joined: 02 Mar 2008, 14:30
x 345

Post by myglaren » 03 Oct 2009, 09:01

That is quite an eye-opener. Surprising how poor the Saabs and Volvos are in comparison. Not to mention the Lexus way down the bottom there.

Sl4yer
Posts: 847
Joined: 12 Apr 2003, 04:29

Post by Sl4yer » 04 Oct 2009, 19:23

That's very interesting, and something which I will use to boast about! But there doesn't seem to be much consistency down the list. For example, I'd be surprised if a Berlingo managed 74 when a Xsara VTS only did 65!

James

andmcit
Posts: 4301
Joined: 03 Mar 2005, 18:59

Post by andmcit » 04 Oct 2009, 22:13

Interesting it's the oldest car on the list too and new doesn't necessarily
mean better as some of the lower cars on the list show!

why don't tabs work on this forum!? :(

Sorterat på hastighet | Klicka på kolumnrubrikerna för att ändra sorteringen.
Bil--------------------------------------------Hastighet (km/h)
Citroën Xantia Activa V6 -99-----------------------85
Porsche 996 GT2 -04-------------------------------82
Porsche 997 Carrera 4S -08------------------------82
Porsche 997 GT3 RS -08---------------------------82
Porsche 997 GT2 -08------------------------------81,5
Porsche 997 Carrera S -08-------------------------81
Porsche 997 Carrera S Cabriolet -05--------------81
Audi R8 4,2 FSI -08--------------------------------80
Chevrolet Corvette C6 -05-------------------------80
Opel Omega 2,2 (sportchassi) -00----------------80
Nissan 350Z -04------------------------------------79
Porsche Boxster S -08-----------------------------79
Porsche 997 Turbo Cabriolet -08------------------78
Porsche Cayman -08-------------------------------78
BMW 330xd Coupé -07----------------------------77,5
Audi S8 -06-----------------------------------------77
BMW M3 Coupé -07--------------------------------77
BMW M3 Sedan -08--------------------------------77
Opel Corsa 1,2 Twinport Enjoy -05----------------77
Audi A5 Coupé 3,0 TDI quattro -07---------------76
Mercedes C 63 AMG -08--------------------------75,5
Alfa Romeo 156 GTA Sportwagon -02-------------75
Audi S5 -07-----------------------------------------75
F*rd Festa 1,25 Trend -09-------------------------75
F*rd Mundeo 2,0 16V -01-------------------------75
F*rd Mundeo ST220 -02---------------------------75
Kia Cee´d 1,6 EX -07------------------------------75
Lotus Exige S -07----------------------------------75
Saab 9-5 Aero SportCombi -04-------------------75
Saab 9-5 SportSedan 2,3t -00--------------------75
Toyota MR2 -00------------------------------------75
Volkswagen Golf 1,6 Trendline 5d -04------------75
Volkswagen Lupo 3L TDI -00----------------------75
Volvo S60 2,4 140 hk -01-------------------------75
Audi A4 Avant 2,0 FSI -04------------------------74
BMW 325i -06--------------------------------------74
BMW 325i Cabriolet -07---------------------------74
Citroën Berlingo HDi 92 -09-----------------------74
Honda Civic 1,8 Sport -07-------------------------74
Mazda MX-5 2,0 Roadster -06---------------------74
Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupé -09------------------74
Opel Tigra TwinTop 1,8 -07------------------------74
Opel Vectra 3,2 GTS -03---------------------------74
Peugeot 207 XS 1,6 -06---------------------------74
Saab 9-3 Cabriolet 1,9 TiD -06--------------------74
Saab 9-3 Cabriolet Aero 2,8T -06-----------------74
Saab 9-3 Turbo X SportCombi -08----------------74
Seat Ibiza 1,4 Reference -09----------------------74
Skoda Praktik 1,4 TDI -09-------------------------74
Toyota Auris 1,6 VVT-i -07-------------------------74
Audi A5 Cabriolet 2,0 TFSI -09--------------------73
Audi Q5 2,0 TDI -09-------------------------------73
BMW X3 xDrive20d -09----------------------------73
BMW Z4 Coupé 3,0si -06--------------------------73
Ford StreetKa -03----------------------------------73
Kia Rio 1,6 Sport -06------------------------------73
Mazda 6 2,0 Kombi -08----------------------------73
Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupé -07-----------------73
Mercedes E 350 -05-------------------------------73
Mitsubishi Lancer 2,0D Sportsedan -09----------73
Opel Astra TwinTop 1,6T -07----------------------73
Peugeot 207 CC 1,6 -07---------------------------73
Peugeot 308 2,0 HDi Premium -09---------------73
Saab 9-5 SportCombi Aero 2,3T -06-------------73
Skoda Octavia RS -05-----------------------------73
Smart Roadster -03-------------------------------73
Toyota Corolla 1,6 -08----------------------------73
Toyota iQ 1,0 VVT-i -09---------------------------73
Volkswagen Passat CC TSI 160 -08--------------73
Volkswagen Polo 1,4 16V -05---------------------73
Ford S-Max 2,2 TDCi Titanium -09--------------72,5
Peugeot 407 Coupé V6 2,7 HDi -07-------------72,5
Audi A4 Allroad 2,0 TDI quattro -09--------------72
Audi A4 Avant 2,0T Proline -05-------------------72
Audi A5 1,8 TFSI -08------------------------------72
BMW 530d -08-------------------------------------72
BMW 530i xDrive -09------------------------------72
BMW 650Ci -06------------------------------------72
BMW 750Li -09------------------------------------72
Chrysler Crossfire -04-----------------------------72
Citroën C6 3,0 V6 Exclusive -06------------------72
F*rd Mundeo 2,0 Ghia Kombi -03-----------------72
Lexus GS 450h -09--------------------------------72
Mercedes S 500 L -06-----------------------------72
Mercedes SLK 200 Kompressor -07--------------72
Mini Cooper Cabriolet -09-------------------------72
Nissan Micra C+C 1,6 -07-------------------------72
Opel Astra 2,0T -05-------------------------------72
Peugeot 607 2,2 -00------------------------------72
Renault Laguna Kombi 2,0 16V -08--------------72
Renault Twingo 1,2 -08---------------------------72
Saab 9-3 SportCombi 2,0T -05-------------------72
Toyota Avensis 2,0 Kombi -09--------------------72
Volkswagen Eos 2,0 FSI -07----------------------72
Volvo V50 2,4i -05--------------------------------72
Audi A3 Cabriolet 1,8 TFSI -08------------------71,5
BMW 330Ci -02-----------------------------------71,5
Opel Corsa 1,2 -07-------------------------------71,5
Alfa Romeo Brera 3,2 -06-------------------------71
Audi A2 1,6 FSI -03-------------------------------71
Audi A4 Avant 2,0 TDI quattro -07---------------71
Audi A6 Avant 2,8 FSI -07------------------------71
Audi TT Coupé 3,2 quattro -06-------------------71
BMW 120i -07-------------------------------------71
BMW 120i Cabriolet -08---------------------------71
BMW 325i Touring -05-----------------------------71
Citroën C5 Tourer 2,2 HDi -08--------------------71
Dodge Caliber 1,8 STX -07------------------------71
Fiat Grande Punto 1,4 Dynamic -06--------------71
Ford Ka 1,2 Duratec - 09--------------------------71
Honda Accord 2,0 Elegance -08-------------------71
Honda CR-V 2,2 i-CDTi Elegance -07-------------71
Lexus GS 300 Comfort -05------------------------71
Mazda 2 1,3 Advance -08-------------------------71
Mazda 6 2,0 DE Kombi -08------------------------71
Mini Cooper -07------------------------------------71
Peugeot 207 1,4 VTI X-Line 5d -09---------------71
Peugeot 307 CC 2,0 -07---------------------------71
Renault Laguna 2,0 Dynamique -08--------------71
Renault Mégane 1,6 16V -03----------------------71
Saab 9-3X 2,0T BioPower XWD -09---------------71
Skoda Fabia 1,4 -07--------------------------------71
Skoda Octavia 1,6 FSI Elegance -04--------------71
Volkswagen Eos 2,0 FSI Turbo -08----------------71
Volkswagen Jetta 1,6 -08--------------------------71
Volkswagen Polo 1,4 -07---------------------------71
Volvo C30 2,0 -07----------------------------------71
Volvo C70 D5 -07-----------------------------------71
Volvo S40 1,8 -04----------------------------------71
Volvo V70 2,0D -08---------------------------------71
Volvo V70 2,5T -07---------------------------------71
Volvo XC60 2,4D AWD -09-------------------------71
Audi A4 2,0 -01-------------------------------------70
Audi A6 Avant 3,0 TFSI quattro -09---------------70
Audi RS6 Sedan -02--------------------------------70
BMW 330xi -01-------------------------------------70
BMW 525i Touring -07------------------------------70
BMW 645Ci -04-------------------------------------70
BMW 735i -02---------------------------------------70
BMW 750Li -06-------------------------------------70
BMW X3 3,0iA -04----------------------------------70
Citroën Berlingo Family HDi 110 -08--------------70
Citroën C3 1,4 SX -05------------------------------70
Citroën C4 Picasso HDi Exclusive -09-------------70
Citroën Xsara 1,6 SX -02--------------------------70

Dodge Journey CRD -09---------------------------70
Fiat 500 1,4 16V Sport -07------------------------70
Ford Focus 1,6 Trend -02--------------------------70
Ford Kuga 2,0 TDCi -09----------------------------70
Hyundai Santa Fé 2,2 CRDi Comfort -07----------70
Mazda 3 1,6 -04------------------------------------70
Mercedes S 320 CDI -00---------------------------70
Mercedes S 500 -02--------------------------------70
Mini Cooper S -07----------------------------------70
Opel Vectra 2,2 GL -01-----------------------------70
Peugeot 206 1,4 -05--------------------------------70
Peugeot 407 Coupé 2,2 -08------------------------70
Peugeot Partner Teepee 1,6 HDi -08--------------70
Renault Kangoo Express 1,6 -09-------------------70
Saab 9-3 SportCombi 1,8T BioPower -07---------70
Saab 9-3 SportSedan 2,0T Aero -03--------------70
Skoda Octavia Combi 2,0 TDI 4x4 -07------------70
Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life 1,9 -08--------------70
Volvo S60 T5 -01-----------------------------------70
Volvo S60 T5 -03-----------------------------------70
Volvo V70 T5 -04-----------------------------------70
Volvo V70 XC AWD -01-----------------------------70
Mercedes CLK 320 -02----------------------------69,5
Audi A3 1,8T quattro -00---------------------------69
BMW X5 3,0 -01------------------------------------69
Cadillac STS V6 -05--------------------------------69
Ford Fiesta 1,4 -05---------------------------------69
Jaguar XF 2,7D V6 -08-----------------------------69
Jaguar XK 4,2 -06----------------------------------69
Lexus RX 300 -04-----------------------------------69
Lexus RX 400h -06---------------------------------69
Mercedes B 180 NGT -09---------------------------69
Peugeot 308 CC 1,6T -09---------------------------69
Porsche Cayenne GTS -08--------------------------69
Renault Kangoo 1,5 dCi Privilege - 08-------------69
Saab 9-3 Cabriolet 2,0t BioPower -08-------------69
Seat Ibiza 1,4 16V -05-----------------------------69
Skoda Superb 1,8 Ambition -08-------------------69
Subaru Outback 2,0 TDI -09-----------------------69
Volvo C70 T5 -06-----------------------------------69
Volvo S80 D5 -08-----------------------------------69
Volvo V50 1,8F -06---------------------------------69
Volvo V70 1,6D DRIVe -09-------------------------69
Volvo XC90 3,2 -06---------------------------------69
Mercedes E 350 CGI BlueEfficiency -09----------68,5
Alfa Romeo 156 2,5 V6 -03------------------------68
Fiat Punto 1,2 80 hk -05---------------------------68
Fiat Stilo 1,6 Active 5d -02-------------------------68
Kia Cee´d Sporty Wagon 1,6 CRDi -07------------68
Mazda MX-5 "Rödtjut" -90--------------------------68
Peugeot Bipper 1,4 HDi -09------------------------68
Seat Altea Freetrack 2,0 TDI -08------------------68
Skoda Fabia 1,2 12V HTP -05----------------------68
Subaru Lecacy 2,0D Kombi -09--------------------68
Toyota Avensis 2,0 Business Kombi -03-----------68
Toyota Yaris 1,3 -05--------------------------------68
Volkswagen Caddy 1,9 TDI 4Motion -09----------68
Volkswagen Passat Variant 2,0 FSI Turbo -07----68
Volkswagen Transporter 2,5 TDI -09--------------68
Volvo XC70 2,4D -09-------------------------------68
BMW 325d -07------------------------------------67,5
BMW 530i -05-------------------------------------67,5
F*rd Mundeo 2,0 Kombi -08-----------------------67
F*rd Mundeo Kombi 2,0 -07-----------------------67
F*rd Transit Connect L 1,8 Duratorq 110-09-----67
Hyundai Getz 1,3 GLS -05-------------------------67
Hyundai i10 1,1 E-Sense -08----------------------67
Lexus RX 300 -06----------------------------------67
Mercedes C 180 Kompressor -08 (Våt bana)-----67
Mercedes GLK 320 CDI 4Matic -09----------------67
Mitsubishi Colt 1,1 -05-----------------------------67
Nissan Micra 1,2 Stylance -05---------------------67
Opel Antara 2,0 CDTi Cosmo -07------------------67
Peugeot 306 GTI -00-------------------------------67
Porsche Cayenne V6 -08---------------------------67
Renault Clio 1,2 16V -05---------------------------67
Renault Koleos 2,0 dCi 175 hk -09----------------67
Saab 9-3 SportCombi 2,0T Linear -08-------------67
Smart Fortwo -07-----------------------------------67
Suzuki Swift 1,5 -05--------------------------------67
Volkswagen Golf GTI -00---------------------------67
Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 30 -07---------------67
Volkswagen Tiguan 2,0 TDI 170 -09--------------67
Volvo S40 1,8F -08---------------------------------67
BMW 320i Touring -08----------------------------66,5
Chevrolet Kalos 1,2 SE -05------------------------66
Citroën Jumpy HDi 120 -09------------------------66
Ford Focus Kombi Flexifuel -07--------------------66
Honda Civic 1,6i LS -02----------------------------66
Jaguar X-Type 2,2 D Classic -08-------------------66
Seat Leon 1,8 20V T -00---------------------------66
Subaru Impreza 2,0D -09--------------------------66
Volvo V50 1,6D -07---------------------------------66
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2,2 JTS -08---------65
BMW 745iA -02-------------------------------------65
Citroën Xsara VTS -00------------------------------65
Dacia Van 1,5 dCi -09------------------------------65
Jeep Patriot 2,0 CRD Limited -07------------------65
Mercedes A 160 -00--------------------------------65
Opel Vectra Kombi 3,0 CDTi V6 Cosmo -08-------65
Peugeot 307 1,6 XT -02----------------------------65
Toyota Corolla 1,6 -02------------------------------65
Toyota Corolla 1,6 Linea Sol -04-------------------65
Toyota Yaris Verso 1,3 -00-------------------------65
Volkswagen Golf Variant TSI 140 -07-------------65
Volvo V50 D5 -07-----------------------------------65
Ford Fusion 1,6i Elegance -03---------------------64
Lexus IS 220d -07----------------------------------64
Peugeot 4007 2,2 HDi -08-------------------------64
Saab 9-3 SportCombi Aero 1,9 TTiD -08----------64
Skoda Octavia Scout 2,0 TDI -09----------------63,5
Chrysler Grand Voyager 2,8D -08-----------------63
Daewoo Nubira 1,8 SX -0--------------------------63
Ford Galaxy 2,0 TDCi Trend -08-------------------63
Mitsubishi iMiev -09--------------------------------63
Nissan X-Trail 2,0 dCi SE -07----------------------63
Volkswagen Passat Variant 2,0 FSI 4Motion-07--63
Land Rover Freelander 1,8 -03-------------------62
Subaru Forester 2,0X -08--------------------------62
Maybach 62 -08------------------------------------61
Nissan Navara 2,5 dCi LE 171 hk-07--------------61
Lexus RX 300 -01----------------------------------60
Renault Laguna 1,8 16V -01-----------------------60
Think City -09--------------------------------------60
Volkswagen Passat 1,8T -01-----------------------60
Hyundai Trajet 2,7 GLS -05------------------------57
Mitsubishi L200 Ralliart -07------------------------57
Toyota Hilux 2,5 D-4D D-Cab SR H.G. -07--------57
Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ -01----------------------56
Ford S-Max TD 140 -07----------------------------55
Isuzu D-Max 3,0 D Crew Cab -07-----------------55
Range Rover V8 -02--------------------------------55
Citroën C4 Picasso HDi -07------------------------54
Ford Ranger Double Cab XLT Limited -07---------54
Mazda BT-50 Double Cab Exclusive -07-----------54

Certainly a long list! :?

Andrew

Image

User avatar
Citroenmad
Posts: 8106
Joined: 04 Dec 2008, 23:08
x 1

Post by Citroenmad » 04 Oct 2009, 23:22

Nice to see the Activa in the above road test: N439 XCF has got tax until 04.2010 :D

Was XCF cars owned by Citroen at the time? OUr 2.1TD Xm bears an XCF reg, that was a Citroen car from new for the first couple of years.

Our white Xm has CMO, another reg used for Citroens own cars at the time i believe.

Some very good reviews there, ill have to have a read through them all one day :)

Chris.