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Diamond review  My car, my friend..!

Advantages: Solid model, common easily replaced parts
Disadvantages: Can be prone to starting issues, needs maintaining

First things first, this is a car review by a girl who knows nothing beyond how to drive the thing! Regular watchings of Top Gear have never taught me much more than how many caravans one can crush in an hour, and the right way to pronounce Porche. There ...

abbichicken 01.04.2006 · Read full review
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Diamond review  Don't push me cos I'm close to the wedge....

Advantages: Nippy, reliable, comfortable, cheap to buy
Disadvantages: expensive servicing, dodgy high milers

Welcome to my first review since the beginning of March! I'm sure you're all glad to see me back (stop stifling the laughing at the back). As you've probably guessed through reading my other reviews, I manage to get through a lot of cars (on number 12 ...

unnameable 08.06.2004 · Read full review
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93,000 miles - more than just a Rover in name

Advantages: Price, dealer network is comprehensive, great engine
Disadvantages: Loads on the roads.

I bought my 1997 Model Rover 414i 5 door hatchback in July 2001 as a used car from Les Rayner Foxhunters in Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear. It's a high mileage car, it currently reads just under 93,100 miles (correct as of 29 August 2001), but the 1396cc Rover ...

AndyConnolly 29.08.2001 · Read full review
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1997 Rover 414i 16v

Advantages: Economiacal, comfortable and good acceleration
Disadvantages: To many component failures

I purchased this used car from a main dealer last August for just under £5000, it came serviced and with a 12 month Mot, it had a genuine 17000 miles on the clock Within a week it had refused to start a number of times with a starter fault. This was rect ...

Bigbaz 09.02.2001 · Read full review
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Throwing good money after bad

Advantages: Good acceleration. Plenty of space.
Disadvantages: Extremely unreliable, no power steering, no electrics.

...I finally traded in my G-registered Rover 216s for a second-hand K-reg Rover 414Si. The bodywork was in surprisingly good condition for a Rover, since older models were prone to rust, particularly around the windscreen. This was the second of only thr ...

lyricalt 21.12.2000 · Read full review
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