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Citroenmad
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Post by Citroenmad »

I can't see my C5 being replaced with a C6, nice as they are.

The later C5 seats do seem a little firmer than the earlier ones, though I dont find them any less comfortable but we all differ. For comfort I didnt find the leathers in an Exclusive SE any different to the cloth in the SXs for comfort.

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Post by robert_e_smart »

I found a huge difference between the series 1 and series 2 seats. The series 2 seats are too hard in my opinion.

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Post by R9UKE »

robert_e_smart wrote:I found a huge difference between the series 1 and series 2 seats. The series 2 seats are too hard in my opinion.
I couldn't believe the difference. Sitting in that VTR spec Phase 2 I actually thought I was in a car from the VW Group.

Roberts face while driving the C5 was priceless. He even took it out a second go after we did some CX-ing.

I have no intention of buying an Activa guys, they're just not my cup of tea at all. I did, however, try to work out a deal involving me leaving with a CX GTi Auto instead of the C5. Beautiful car, I'd much rather own a CX than an XM :D

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Post by R9UKE »

Just spotted your signature, Robert! SCRAPtiva! Love it :lol:

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Post by robert_e_smart »

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Citroenmad »

R9UKE wrote:
robert_e_smart wrote:I found a huge difference between the series 1 and series 2 seats. The series 2 seats are too hard in my opinion.
I couldn't believe the difference. Sitting in that VTR spec Phase 2 I actually thought I was in a car from the VW Group.
Well, given that my cars previous to C5s were German that does make sense why I quite like the C5s harder seats :lol:

Oddly, I seem to be able to spend the same amount of time in Xm and C5 seats before getting fidgety. However in my recent trip with the Activa I didn't get uncomfortable at all.

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Post by robert_e_smart »

XM seats lack a bit of lower back support though. Activa seats are very good though.

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Post by red_dwarfers »

Completely agree on that last point Robert, at least the Xantia has some kind of lumber support. Okay its not height adjustable and its slightly off my...lumber but it provides a bit of support.

The XM does make up for this in the leg support area though :D

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Post by CitroJim »

R9UKE wrote:Just spotted your signature, Robert! SCRAPtiva! Love it :lol:
Stern words will have to be spoken Robert [-X

:lol:

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Post by robert_e_smart »

:oops: :oops: :oops:

Mine is scrap, but its an example of what not to buy! :lol: :lol:

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Post by Citroening »

R9UKE wrote:Beautiful car, I'd much rather own a CX than an XM :D
Now we're talking! =D> =D> \:D/ \:D/

So Luke, are you coming to the National then??

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Post by robert_e_smart »

Luke:

I want to trade my Megane in for a CX GTi Auto...

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Post by R9UKE »

Citroening wrote:So Luke, are you coming to the National then??
It's looking that way :lol:

Nothing set in stone but it seems very likely. But I won't be in a Citroen, I'll be in the Mégane :oops:

I'd really love to see all these excellent Citroens you guys are always banging on about and put some faces to names!

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Post by R9UKE »

robert_e_smart wrote:
Luke:

I want to trade my Megane in for a CX GTi Auto...
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

You should here the abuse I've had after posting the pic on Facebook!

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Post by robert_e_smart »

You should here the abuse I've had after posting the pic on Facebook!
They're just jealous!