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post #1 of 7 Old 09-26-2010, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
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Hi all, I am looking to buy a c max for the wife.
She will only drive automatic and wants a diesel.
I want to spend no more than 8000. Can I have a little advice on the best model to buy and any problems to look out for and what I can get for the money.

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post #2 of 7 Old 09-27-2010, 08:41 PM
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DO NOT TRUST the 1.6 Diesel with the CVT autogearbox just about whatever anybody selling one tells you. These cover upto about 2006/07 so be careful
Despite those owners who have had no problems there is a rather to frequent failure of the box that owing to Ford policy means that having to have a whole re-conditioned replacement (4000)




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Thanks Richard, I will steer clear of that model. Is the 2.0l the one to go for? Cheers Rob.
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-28-2010, 04:47 AM
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Yep,the 2.0 TDCI is by far the best.
As Richard says though make damm sure it`s not got a cvt box.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-29-2010, 01:18 AM Thread Starter
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What are the other sorts of auto gearbox and will I have to buy an 07 model or newer.
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post #6 of 7 Old 10-10-2010, 02:03 AM
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1.8 tdci is good, however mine is a manual so cant comment on the auto boxes

2008 1.8 TDCI ZETEC!
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post #7 of 7 Old 10-24-2010, 03:19 AM
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Mines a 1.8 petrol and it looks the taters and drives super .
As for price it was 9,500 but worth it ? i think ?

07 1.8L PETROL TITANIUM 125 ps stg4 X sport pack PANTHER BLACK Sony 6 cd changer etc etc 32.8mpg
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