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New car... VW Passat 1.9 TDI S

I'm really looking forward to this - ever since test driving a Skoda Fabia VRS - I've wanted a (VW/Audi/Skoda/Seat) Diesel TDI car. We spent a good few weeks looking for a cheap Skoda Octavia TDI, but all of the cheap ones (<=£2500) were either the 90bhp verion and/or had an excessively high mileage. We ended up testing an awesome '02 Skoda Octavia Elegance TDI (110) from Mitchell Group (highly recommended!) which was very helpful as we knew what to expect when driving other TDIs. We figured that we'd have to spend more money than we had hoped to get a low mileage car, but unfortunately the 02 Octavia was outside our budget so we tried a number of other cars from AutoTrader, and spent most of this weekend looking at: a VW Bora TDI that didn't feel like it had a turbo, a high mileage Seat Leon that had some kind of over-revving problem (and a high mileage), and finally a low-mileage VW Passat 1.9 TDI S 100bhp (pictured). It's bigger than we were intending (and heavier), but has plenty of space, and the only main drawback is the saloon style boot - we'd have preferred a hatchback so you can fit a dishwasher should you ever need to but it should be rare enough that it doesn't become a problem. We should pick the new car up on Thursday! Assuming all goes to plan, I'll add some pictures to the cars page. More details and pictures on the cars page.

PS - Some VERY cute baby rabbits here.


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