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    Ok it is getting near time to change the wifes mini bus (2005 Citroen C8 SX Driving Pack, 95K miles, new engine from citron in March 2009 after timing belt broke!) so I am looking at an Insignia Estate, but which one to buy?

    Max 8k miles a year.

    I have a Vectra Sri so would normally just go buy the SRi version, but which would have more toys, better value etc?

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    Get an Elite - all the toys you could ever want. At 8K a year, get the 2.8 too...

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    the elite does have all the toys but dosnt handle like the Sri does stay away from the 1.8 as seriously slow in such a big car imo the 2 litre diesels are grunty
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    the elite does have all the toys but dosnt handle like the Sri does stay away from the 1.8 as seriously slow in such a big car imo the 2 litre diesels are grunty
    Get one with Flexride - has the Sport option which makes it handle like the SRi. Problem sorted.

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    Forget the siggy and get a new Audi A6 Bi-turbo lol

    Or get the insignia 2.0 cdti 160 I have 130 model and it's got loads of torque and grunt

    Irmscher Insignia CDTI 130

    MOD'S...Irmscher front spoiler, Irmscher mats, Irmscher door pins, Irmscher rear spoiler, Irmscher grille, Irmscher skirt & exhausts,Irmscher Roof spoiler MOD'S TO COME..Side skirts,Wheels

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    does the elite not have a wood effect interior?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_NI View Post
    does the elite not have a wood effect interior?
    They do - nothing that can't be overcome though. I had mine changed to the piano black from the SRi - simples...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_NI View Post
    does the elite not have a wood effect interior?
    I think the latest Elites are fitted with the piano black.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    I think the latest Elites are fitted with the piano black.
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    The MY13 model does, if it has the black leather interior...

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    my new BiTurbo with napa has piano black

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