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Buying my first french car!
I'm 28 and I've owned about 30+ cars and motorbikes so I've had my fair share of marques but I've NEVER owned a french car, infact I've always avoided them like the plauge!
My weekend toy is a V8 and does about 15mpg so its just not suited for the commute to work and my current daily car is a Zafira but it costs just as much to tax as the V8 and at best I get 30mpg! So I decided to look around for something cheaper to run.. A friend of mine was selling a 2005 Megane 1.5dci and I couldnt believe the £35 (soon to be £30) tax bill and the fact it had such good economy and it isnt the slowest thing on the planet
So.. Am I taking a massive risk buying french? Will I regret it? Or are all the tales of woe and expense just an old wives tail?