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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:09 pm 
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Reviews from owners say real world MPG is great on these. Anybody got first-hand experience in one? I know it's not built for performance, but does it do the job?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:41 pm 
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long run 65mpg around town 50mpg

15mm lower than std car so watch those speed humps

get the SE if you can, expecially an "Ambition" variant just for the extras

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:55 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
long run 65mpg around town 50mpg

Not as good as my Mondeo. :D

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:56 pm 
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Sussex wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:
long run 65mpg around town 50mpg

Not as good as my Mondeo. :D


yeah.... =D>

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:43 pm 
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Just bought a 2012 Greenline 2 Estate. Lovely test drive.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:45 pm 
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Never driven one but do I drive a Superb, the only thing that put me off the Greenline was that it sits even lower than a standard superb and they are low enough...not a good thing on rural roads with Frozen Ice packed slush forming between the tramlines..I ripped the under tray off my first Superb which turned the car into a water scoop which soaked the carpets in the footwell..took ages to dry out and for the smell to go.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:16 pm 
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Well, I agreed to buy this car for 5700, and chop my car in for 3800, and I am supposed to collect on Thursday, and I paid £100 deposit. The problem is that I sold my car yesterday for 5300. Think the dealer will have a problem me just paying cash? We'd agreed the price before I bought my part ex into it.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:21 pm 
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BRUM-TAXI wrote:
Well, I agreed to buy this car for 5700, and chop my car in for 3800, and I am supposed to collect on Thursday, and I paid £100 deposit. The problem is that I sold my car yesterday for 5300. Think the dealer will have a problem me just paying cash? We'd agreed the price before I bought my part ex into it.

I doubt that the dealer will mind that you don't have a part exchange but he may have a problem if you are actually paying in "cash". Anti money laundering legislation etc.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:31 pm 
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Oh no, I'll pay by debit card.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:48 pm 
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BRUM-TAXI wrote:
Well, I agreed to buy this car for 5700, and chop my car in for 3800, and I am supposed to collect on Thursday, and I paid £100 deposit. The problem is that I sold my car yesterday for 5300. Think the dealer will have a problem me just paying cash? We'd agreed the price before I bought my part ex into it.



He won't be best pleased with you because he would've factored your car in and the profit he would've made selling it on either to another dealer or on his forecourt.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:56 pm 
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BRUM-TAXI wrote:
Just bought a 2012 Greenline 2 Estate. Lovely test drive.


was watching a 2013 2ltr DSG 170hp hatch on Fleabay, most tempted ... sold for £6200, 104k miles

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Nidge2 wrote:
BRUM-TAXI wrote:
Well, I agreed to buy this car for 5700, and chop my car in for 3800, and I am supposed to collect on Thursday, and I paid £100 deposit. The problem is that I sold my car yesterday for 5300. Think the dealer will have a problem me just paying cash? We'd agreed the price before I bought my part ex into it.



He won't be best pleased with you because he would've factored your car in and the profit he would've made selling it on either to another dealer or on his forecourt.


He was fine with it. Only averaging around 41 mixed use. Im actually within Id gone with he 2.0 auto now. Feckin gears!


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PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 8:20 am 
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BRUM-TAXI wrote:

He was fine with it. Only averaging around 41 mixed use. Im actually within Id gone with he 2.0 auto now. Feckin gears!


That's about par for the course. I don't believe the MPG readings on the dashboard.


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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 12:19 pm 
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Nidge2 wrote:
BRUM-TAXI wrote:

He was fine with it. Only averaging around 41 mixed use. Im actually within Id gone with he 2.0 auto now. Feckin gears!


That's about par for the course. I don't believe the MPG readings on the dashboard.



Guess what this ACTUALLY came back as full to full

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63.5mpg ?


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