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Old 23-04-2005   #1
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Panda or Doblo

My Metro suddenly gave up the ghost & so thought about getting a Panda 1.3 multijet Dynamic at £7,500 but then saw in the showroom a 1.3 Doblo at £8,650. Is it worth paying another £1,150 to get a bigger car?
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Re: Panda or Doblo

Erm....surely that is a very personal question?

The panda is the better made more modern car.
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Re: Panda or Doblo

but do you need the extra space?
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Re: Panda or Doblo

The cars are quite different - there's a lot more space in the van.

Remember there is a halfway house available too - the punto comes in 1.3 MJ Dynamic too, don't know how much but presumably somewhere between the two.
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I have a Panda 1.2 Eleganza, and I have to say I'm very happy with it. It is more of a question of if you need the extra space or not.
I would go for the Panda myself (But I'm bias )

EDIT: I've just noticed that you were driving a Metro, you'll be suprised just how good the Panda is after driving one of those (I have had a fair few Metros in my time, and the Panda is light years ahead of them)
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Re: Panda or Doblo

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EDIT: I've just noticed that you were driving a Metro, you'll be suprised just how good the Panda is after driving one of those (I have had a fair few Metros in my time, and the Panda is light years ahead of them)
What isn't lightyears ahead of a metro?
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Re: Panda or Doblo

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What isn't lightyears ahead of a metro?
A shopping trolley? I only said that because it's easy to tar any small car with the same brush, as such.
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Re: Panda or Doblo

Id say the panda too but your forum name is ''doblo'' so i think in your heart you want the doblo
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Re: Panda or Doblo

Quote Originally Posted by The Negotiator

The panda is the better made more modern car.
What makes you say that mate??
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Re: Panda or Doblo

I would buy the new Panda if I was upgrading from a Metro, and was looking at Doblo vs Panda.

Down to personal choice, obviously; to be honest, I am not a great Doblo fan, simple as that.
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Re: Panda or Doblo

It's a fact, Steve C told me.
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It's a fact, Steve C told me.
Yep.. he's no bias towards the pana at all.
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