Downsizing?!!

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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by Gary_LB » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:40 am

ammo23 wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:47 pm
Gary_LB wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:45 pm
Audi S4 (not that I am biased :-))
Not a saloon fan I'm afraid...would you say either on the audis on my list are worth looking at?
I don’t know much about the Q3 but the latest S3 is getting good reviews and certainly a better drive than the previous generation. I was put off by the amount that are stolen though!!

As mentioned about the X3 M 40i would be a good shout or the GLC AMG 43 which is getting good reviews. Both may not be as small as you are looking for though
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Then - M235i, M135i, 120d M Sport Coupe, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Celica T Sport 190, VW Golf GTi Mk4, Saxo VTR

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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by ammo23 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:31 pm

So having tested a few more cars: Audi Q5, X4, Merc GLC last weekend we’ve come to the conclusion that we don’t really need a premium SUV! However we’d still like practicality and I’d like a good drive!

With a budget in mind and going round in circles I keep coming back to the BMW range, I love the auto box and idrive!

With that I’ve been able to spec a 3GT and a 4GC to my liking (the 4 being £40pm more)...

Anyone here got experience of using either car? Or can suggest any others?!

We don’t like the 3 touring so that’s out, and I guess the Audi avants too!!


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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by Flash6289 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:30 pm

The 4GC is a much nicer looking car than the 3GT imo
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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by ammo23 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:03 pm

Picked up yesterday, fantastic car. So glad I made the move away from the SUV’s!!

Just need to do some coding!

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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by barneyrubble » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:12 pm

ammo23 wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:40 pm
marco_polo wrote:If you hate driving, a Golf R 5dr? Not exactly comfortable though, and the Symposer makes an awful noise.

A45 if you've got a bigger budget?
Not a golf fan if I'm honest!...if going down PCP route again il have about £400pm to play with - ideally spend less than that though!
Will be tough to replace all the toys from the X5; auto, comfort access, reverse cam & full proximity sensors, HK, pano sunroof, electric+heated seats, pro nav...and probably more!!

Not sure if I want a hatch, coupe or compact SUV :/


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For not a lot more than £400 you can get a good deal on an m2 at the moment

I was surprised how cheap they are
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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by Flash6289 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:51 pm

ammo23 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:03 pm
Picked up yesterday, fantastic car. So glad I made the move away from the SUV’s!!

Just need to do some coding!

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Very nice and in a stunning colour. What is it?
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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by ammo23 » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:08 am

Flash6289 wrote:
ammo23 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:03 pm
Picked up yesterday, fantastic car. So glad I made the move away from the SUV’s!!

Just need to do some coding!

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Very nice and in a stunning colour. What is it?
Thanks :) It’s Snapper Rocks Blue!


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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by spaceman07 » Mon May 21, 2018 2:19 pm

go for a new 5 series maybe? not a bad option and not downsizing to a small car like the 1 series.

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Re: Downsizing?!!

Post by nickb » Tue May 22, 2018 7:11 pm

spaceman07 wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 2:19 pm
go for a new 5 series maybe? not a bad option and not downsizing to a small car like the 1 series.
Bit late to the party! He chose a 4 Gran Coupe as per above and very nice it looks also.
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