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Re: Two out of three ain't bad

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The Pug and the Citroen interest me a little.
The 2008 is a little bit bland and the Catsarse a little "out there with the fairies" but will it's practicality, cost and ride comfort overcome it's looks and it's other short falls (like the rear windows)?

They both offer what we need at the right sort of price and the more I think about them, those Air Bump things on the Citroen isn't that bad an idea, all three of our Pandas have door dings on them.
Might have to have a closer look at both of them.

All that Grip Control, Grip Xtend stuff isn't of interest on this car, I'm going to keep the Panda 4x4 for a while longer yet and might even cough up the balloon to keep it.
I don't think Grip Control will cut the mustard to replace the 4x4 for what I need.
If you are not going for anysort of 4x4 then there's a 2nd way coming with Citroen.



Has proper electric rear windows and the air bumps but a little cheaper as its the new C3. Should be a bit more nippy as well given it shares engines with the Cactus but its less of a van.

Despite the ds3 we're still considering replacing it with one of these with the 110hp petrol. Available with all the bits you've specified.
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My money would be on the Captur, but I'm biased as I once got almost a quarter of a million miles out of a Renault 5 with no significant issues. With the kind of discounts available, it's good value.

Sadly the 500X wouldn't even make it to my longlist, much less my shortlist. There's far better cars available for 500X money, with far better dealer support too. Even if the 500X could be had for the same price as the equivalent Captur, I'd buy the Captur without a moment's hesitation.
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Well, after much debate my better half has decided what she wants.
Horay! (er not quite).

She's thought about it long and hard and what she wants is ................... my car!
Not one like it, but mine

So the swap on offer is:
She gets my well cared for, one owner, low mileage Antarctica 4x4 TA.

I get her one careless owner, low mileage, rubbish filled, never cleaned, bird shiite streaked 1.2 Lounge.

I wasn't at first best pleased with the deal until it was explained I will also still get fed, clean clothes, get to carry on sleeping in the same house/bed and another bed related perk.

So it looks like I'll need to find a new car!
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I will also still get fed, clean clothes, get to carry on sleeping in the same house/bed and another bed related perk .
Hmmmm ... breakfast in bed?

Give in gracefully and let her have the Antarctica, sell the Lounge, and buy yourself a toy!
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