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Originally Posted by Tiggerz_SRi View Post
I would add, One of my old employers had a '53 espace 3.0 derv and I know one car doesnt give the whole story.....

In one calender year, driven by a profesional driver who certainly didnt thrash it, it had, wait for it, 18,000 of repairs on it at the renault main dealer.

Certainly put me off a later espace!
Phew, how much? Bloody Heck! That puts the cat amongst the pigeons, I have read about reliability problems with the later models (the turbos sound like a built in money spinner for Renault) and am really in two minds about a 2.0 petrol 02 model (which we had before) and saving the difference in money for the inevitable repairs!

Can anybody tell me if they have experience or a good supplier of warranty's in case we go for a newer model!
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