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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 8th Dec 16, 4:33 PM
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    Dacia Logan
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    • 8th Dec 16, 4:33 PM
    Dacia Logan 8th Dec 16 at 4:33 PM
    Anyone got one or even driven one?

    Thinking about a new one for my next car and I am looking for any feedback that I can get, it looks a good deal on paper but you can't beat first hand experience

    The model I am thinking about is the Logan MCV Ambiance Prime 1.2 16V @ £8295
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th Apr 17, 8:19 AM
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    I have had my new Logan for about 7 weeks and there has been no issues so far

    I am enjoying the extra space and my dog seems to be comfortable in the back as well.
    The lower revs took me a week to get used to and I can no longer drive about town at 30mph in 5th gear as I did in the Corsa.
    I did mostly town driving for the first 4 weeks while delivering phone books and I was getting 55mph so not too shabby for having that weight in the back.
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    • iolanthe07
    • By iolanthe07 18th Apr 17, 11:47 AM
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    I have had my new Logan for about 7 weeks and there has been no issues so far

    Your DPF issues will take longer than 7 weeks to appear, but on 6000 miles a year with a diesel fitted with DPF you can be almost certain of expensive trouble ahead. I hope you give it an 'Italian tune-up' from time to time.
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    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 18th Apr 17, 3:36 PM
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    I have had my new Logan for about 7 weeks and there has been no issues so far

    Your DPF issues will take longer than 7 weeks to appear, but on 6000 miles a year with a diesel fitted with DPF you can be almost certain of expensive trouble ahead. I hope you give it an 'Italian tune-up' from time to time.
    Originally posted by iolanthe07
    Those issues should be covered by the 3 year warranty though?
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    • By iolanthe07 18th Apr 17, 4:13 PM
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    Those issues should be covered by the 3 year warranty though?
    Originally posted by ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    Possibly. You'd have to read what is covered by the warranty - it may not include blocked DPFs, and what happens after three years? Why can't Dacia offer 5 or 7 year warranties (as Hyundai, Honda, Kia etc.)?
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    • gabitzul
    • By gabitzul 19th Apr 17, 3:48 PM
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    Why can't Dacia offer 5 or 7 year warranties (as Hyundai, Honda, Kia etc.)?
    Originally posted by iolanthe07
    They do. http://www.dacia.co.uk/services-and-finance/warranty/

    But before signing on the dotted line the usual fine print reading obviously needs to happen...
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