How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Robert Your Own Question
Robert, UK Qualified Car Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 4716
Experience:  Fully qualified / self employed garage technician in the UK
Type Your Car Question Here...
Robert is online now

Hello is it worth buying a Citroen Picasso diesel 52 reg with

This answer was rated:

Hello is it worth buying a Citroen Picasso diesel 52 reg with 205.000 on the clock or go for a petrol 1.8. With 127.000 thanks


Hopefully i can help..

Not uncommon to see an HDI with that amount of miles at that age due to their excellent mpg and low tax band unlike the thing to consider is its service history and whether thats all upto to date/timing belt/clutch assembly - has that been changed at any point during its lifespan if not then with that amount of miles you will most likely have that to deal with those at some point,i would say that would be something to check on both vehicles....for fuel economy if being used for long distance/daily commuting then the diesel HDI would be the one to go for..if your only using the car for short commuting etc etc then the petrol would be ideal but again a little more expensive to run unlike the HDI..If it were me provided the it was a well looked after example and all the points highlighted above was done previously not current problems engine running wise etc..then the HDI would be the one to go for for economy and low expense..I do hope this helps..If you need to ask anything else then please just continue before you rate

Robert and other Car Specialists are ready to help you