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Re: About to buy a Clio Dci... advice please!

One thing I forgot to mention is that Clios (or is it just my Clio?)
have a really crap turning circle -

First time out in my Clio I had to do a ''3 point turn'' in a side road...
something that would have been easy in my previous Vectra estate...
left me mounting the kerb (not good) because I assumed full lock would be the same as the Vectra ... it wasn't.
Here at home, my son parks his motorbike in the same parking space (as he did with my Vectra) ... to parallel park I find it easiest to swing the front of the car out - leaving the backend pointing in - gets in in one go that way. Full lock could do with at least another full turn imo.
But apart from that ... great little cars!
Used to be 30 road tax, but was put down to 20, year before last.
Currently in BillaBongBaby's garage:
03 CLIO 80 Billabong 1.5DCi special edition in metallic Blue or is it Green?

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