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The best first car is...The Peugeot 204 1.4 HDi Watch

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    Bloody good first time car if buying one used.

    It only costs £30 a year to tax.

    Excellent MPG

    Low CO2 emissions

    Damn good engine that will last forever so long as you change the timing belt every 90,000 miles. A freind of mine had one with over 300,000 on the clock and still going strong.

    Engine check lights virtually unknown

    Cool looks with sun roof in most models

    Sails through MOTs

    All you have to do is feed it with diesel on the odd occasion. You'll probably see less and less of the filling station with over 50 miles urban MPG.

    Seriously get one if these if you want a good reliable first car
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    I don't like supporting the French.
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    One of my friends had this and you could shake it up and down just by jerking around in the seats, absolute god machine.Name:  download.jpg
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    Insurance?

    And wait, you mean put diesel in a petrol engine?
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    Yh but its still a Peugeot and it looks sheeeeeeet.
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    I thought French cars were supposed to be unreliable
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    (Original post by zayn008)
    Insurance?

    And wait, you mean put diesel in a petrol engine?
    No I said in the title Peugeot 204 1.4 HDi......HDi .that's the clue that it's a Diesel engine !
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    (Original post by Loopy91)
    I thought French cars were supposed to be unreliable
    Not their HDi engines. They go on forever if you change the timing belt every 90k.

    The Peugeot Diesel engine is the only thing that would survive a nuclear holocaust lol.
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    (Original post by Loopy91)
    I thought French cars were supposed to be unreliable
    They're known for their dodgy electrics!


    OP, this whole thread is just reminding me of one thing...

    https://youtu.be/9TnGjq9mWSI
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
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    It only costs £30 a year to tax.
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    don't bank on that lasting forever...

    Chancellor Philip Hammond today put diesel drivers on notice that their vehicles could be hit with higher taxes to tackle toxic air.
    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/polit...-a3484916.html
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    (Original post by Loopy91)
    I thought French cars were supposed to be unreliable
    Actually cars don't really have nationality.
    Someone has posted a fine example here: Toyota Aygo is the same car as Citroen C1 or Peugeot 107, and they are all produced in Czech republic. In Mini you'll find Peugeot-BMW engines, Nissans use Renault technology and vice versa, Fiat uses Jeep's Chrysler's and Dodge's, Suzuki's and Mazda's Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge use Fiat's, and from Mercedes-Benz... you can go on with this forever.
 
 
 
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