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    Model: Hyundai Tucson 1.7crdi premium

    Transmission: automatic 7 speed DCT

    Colour: White sand

    Cost: ordered Q3 £2199 (with £200 discount) no added cost options,

    Option/Extra’s: Beige leather interior (no cost option on the premium)

    Mpg: still breaking in (600) around town I’m getting 34/on a trip 47 (still improving was 31/43) mixture of driving styles due to breaking in

    Pro’s: seating/driving position is great, heated seats, full electric adjustment including lumber and front edge of seat, steering wheel adjusts in/out up/down. Gear box is smooth The rear and front sensors are great detects rear cross traffic, blind spot, the projection cornering light are brilliant. Overall fantastic roomy/ comfortable and responsive car once set up auto lights wipers etc is simply get in and drive.

    Con’s: haven’t come across any issue with the car yet, a little niggle is having to press the parking sensors on as it resets on occasions. Hyundai doesn’t offer extras it would be nice to be able to add if I had a choice electric tailgate/push start, and memory seats would be nice.

    Recommend?: 100% worth a look, and a test drive.


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  • #45343 Reply

    Wow Gareth, that looks fast, are the rear windows that heavily tinted?

    #45361 Reply

    Yep, loving that Gareth!

    #45363 Reply

    My son has one of those in white, beautiful car, his has heated leather seats, was a promotion on it when he bought it new 7 years ago, still looks like new.

    #45364 Reply

    Very tasty Gareth.  If I only didn’t need a big boot!!!

    #45461 Reply

    The windows are more tinted than my last insignia but are no darker to look out through, if that makes any sense.

    #45596 Reply

    Very nice indeed Vinnie. I’ve already been waiting 6 weeks for my st dynamic technology 1.6 diesel with dsg box.  Dont think mid range trim takes as long as fr and xcellence versions! My lady wife and boss of the family wants to fill the big boot with all the money we saved from not getting an Octavia! Why did I suggest that ???

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    Lee Bengough

    My Car


    My Car: April 2014 Citroën C3 Picasso 1.6 VTi 120 Exclusive EGS6

    Colour: Pearl White

    Advance Payment: £195

    <b>Options:</b> Black Pack With 17 Inch Alloys £210, Chrome Wing Mirror Covers £55, Window Deflectors £45  and Mud Flaps £45.

    <b>Adaptions:</b> Jeff Gosling Hand Controls and Steering Ball.

    <b>Current Mileage:</b> 19850

    <b>Dealer:</b> Thomas & Davies Citroën Merthyr Tydfil.




    #45604 Reply
    Glos Guy

    Lee – your steering wheel ball looks higher up the steering wheel than on my wife’s Tiguan. Does it make your arm ache or obscure the instrument cluster at all?

    #45629 Reply
    Lee Bengough

    I’ve never noticed to be honest with you think mine and my late brothers have always been at that height.

    Steering ball all on my 2011 Citroën C3


    Steering ball all on my brothers 2010 C4 Picasso





    #45641 Reply


    can I just say, I love your posts and missed your input, not only with you in mind but your with respect to your late brother, when I first came across this Forum, your honesty with regards to yourself and your brothers experiences and your willingness to share  those experiences was one of the reasons that inspired me to say yes to to being a moderator. Thank you.

    #45690 Reply
    Glos Guy

    My wife has the Motability car – a 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0TDi 140Ps Match 4-Motion DSG in Black Pearl Metallic. Options include BiXenon Headlamps with LED running lights, Cruise Control, Heated Seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. We have a new Tiguan 2.0TDi 190PS SEL 4-Motion DSG on Order which we hope to have by the end of June, so I shall post photos then

    But my personal set of wheels is a BMW 520d Luxury Auto with a lot of options that I won’t list as it’s not available through Motability so would be a bit pointless (unless any real car buffs want to know).

    #45700 Reply

    very, very nice glos,

    I bet that bmw is a tad comfy to drive, no question that would be my weapon of choice, i would be straight off to find the nearest motorway to have a long cruise.

    Are you going black with the new tiguan? only ask as i have black and would never go back, but here you are with 2 black vehicles – perhaps you enjoy keeping yours clean, unlike me lol

    I’m not a car buff, but would be interested in what the interior of the bmw looks like… can smell the polished leather from here lol

    #45701 Reply
    Glos Guy

    Actually Trev the BMW is a dark grey – it’s a Xirallic paint (whatever that is) called Sophisto Grey. The next Tiguan is grey, partly because we dislike the grey plastic skirts (which you visually lose with the grey paint) and because the Black has been a nightmare. Never again!

    Interior pic of the Beemer for you


    #45702 Reply
    Glos Guy

    And mission control…

    #45704 Reply

    My next doors neighbours daughter has just brought a new BMW X1 M Sports in metallic blue and its is fully loaded, and I mean fully loaded.

    There is more rear legroom and the boot is slightly bigger than my Mobility Ford Kuga, however, the X1 rear seat can slide forward which reduces rear legroom but increases the boot space which is ideal for my mobility scooter, crutches and walker.

    Unfortunately I am going to have to wait another 2 years before I can change.

    In 2005 I suffered a brain injury which has left me with mental and physical disabilities.
    Unfortunately I do get confused and get things wrong, so I apologise in advance.

    Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 PHEV

    #45737 Reply

    Oh yes, now that is very nice Glos, best seat in the house right there.

    #46162 Reply

    old n new

    #46164 Reply

    Old car the volvo v40 D2 1.6 D that was replaced with the mini countryman cooper 2.0D.

    thanks to amber and stratstone mini.

    love this car and so does the mrs and thats all that matters.

    #46165 Reply
    Glos Guy

    Are you sure that the boot in the X1 is bigger than your Kuga? I could get my wife’s wheelchair in the boot of the Kuga but couldn’t close the tailgate on the X1 until I rolled the rear seat forward slightly, which then meant the rear seats weren’t usable for adults.

    #46167 Reply

    Looks nice geo,initial impression of your new Mini Countryman compared to your V40.???

    #46169 Reply
    Glos Guy

    I love British Racing Green and it really suits the Mini.

    #46172 Reply

    the volvo was a very nice and comfy car(mrs loved how comfy)not our first volvo as that was always the choice for us before motability but the mini is so much fun to drive. the difference putting it in sport mode is bizarre its awesome. and comfy as well.

    lets be honest its not minilike in size it feels bigger than the volvo and the green does suit it as i was told its the least colour ordered. already done nearly 8000 miles since november…lol

    #46173 Reply

    It is indeed all that matters. Happy new car!

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    mazda 6 tourer 2.0 petrol sel -nav 67 plate manual

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