What family hatch would you buy.

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What would you pick.

Audi A3
0
No votes
BMW 1 Series
1
8%
Citroen C4
3
25%
Honda Civic
0
No votes
Peugeot 308
1
8%
Toyota Auris
0
No votes
Renault Megane
1
8%
VW Golf
0
No votes
Austin Princess
3
25%
Other
3
25%
 
Total votes : 12

What family hatch would you buy.

Postby FarmerPug » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:44 pm

Any opinions?
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby steve_earwig » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:57 pm

The C4 is starting to grow on me but... I still opted for the Austin Wedgy :cheesy:
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby FarmerPug » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:03 pm

ahy i put in the old austin it does have an appeal. In the modern day though id pick the c4 as its the only one in the bunch that make me feel special when driving it, i test drove a 110 hdi and it was great, i like the way there is plenty of techy gadgets in it.
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby Gary406 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:04 pm

either the golf or A3 for me,
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby GeordieBoy » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:17 pm

I wouldn't they were family hatches, 406 estates are family hatches. In that list A3 would be my choice. Dont like Civics or french or 1 series.
I'd rather have 3 series, A4, Volvo S40 etc tho.
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby Captain Jack » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:16 am

No hatches for me - saloons all the way. If I had to pick, A3, Golf or a 308 :supafrisk: . I've been in a 2007 3 series and it was like sitting in a hospital. Bland a sterile - 0 character.
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby FarmerPug » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:26 am

the 3 seires is bland i know, but i found it the same case with the golf it was drab inside, both the mk5 and new mk6 i seen nothing to go wow, whereas in the c4 its oooh that steering wheel doesnt move, wow there is a big speedometer up there, and awww nice when you sit in its seats.
But nothing compares to the mighty princess.
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby waue1978 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:24 am

Somebody clucked up - the Austin Princess wasn't a hatch. It was a saloon shaped like a hatch (as opposed to the more modern hatches that are designed to look like saloons). It didn't become a hatch until it evolved into the Austin Ambassador.

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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby FarmerPug » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:28 am

blame me for the princess it seems like quite a popular choice
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby steve_earwig » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:30 am

I don't care if it doesn't even have a boot, I'd still have one over the other choices :P
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby FarmerPug » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:51 am

the c4 has a boot, id love to see even a concept sketch of the c4 estate
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby rwb » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:34 pm

Not interested in any of them.

Occasionally I think about Germans, or an X-type but that's pure fantasy. (Variously: too expensive to buy, to maintain, and/or to run.)

If I had to replace my 406 tomorrow I'd either have another one (HDi 110 saloon) or maybe a 407 HDi 1.6.

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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby trem1 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:20 pm

steve_earwig wrote:I don't care if it doesn't even have a boot, I'd still have one over the other choices :P

very comfy car, and with the 2.2, 6 cylinder in it went well as well :P


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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby plod » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:18 pm

Keep looking at the 407 especially with the pan roof 8)
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Re: What family hatch would you buy.

Postby steve_earwig » Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:15 pm

plod wrote:
plod wrote:Keep looking at the 407 SW especially with the pan roof 8)

You talking to yourself again? :P

Did they stop them leaking yet? They'd be perfect here, the cheap bastards* only put traffic lights on this side of the junction, so if you're at the front you have to put your head on the dashboard to see 'em :evil:

*the cost of the other ones probably ended up in The Evil Salamander's Swiss bank account too :roll:
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