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ChopperNZ

Is this a good buy?

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ChopperNZ    0

Hi guys,

Im from NZ and on the hunt for a mid/large sized sedan, just had a baby and the Mazda Hatchback isn't cutting it  

http://www.trademe.co.nz/browse/listing.aspx?id=1273993230&/listing?rfm=1

this has popped up and I really like the look of it and having driven a 2GRFE before ( even though it was shoehorned into a MR2 ) I know what great motors they are. 

Now correct me if I'm wrong but this is a 2012 and I'm guessing it's the very last of the "XV40" model? Is this also what's referred to as a facelift?

The one thing that really puts me off is the interior dash! It's so plain! Is there any trim kits you can buy to jazz it up a bit? 

My mates trying to convince me to get a FG XR6, but there's just some part of me saying "don't do it!"

Last question is, what are they like with a baby capsule in the back? Is there sufficient front legroom? I note the front seats have a rather curved back on them  

cheers

 

 

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trentmeyer23    467

Heaps of room.

Make sure the engine is mechanically sound, with no rattles(cold start), smoke or oil leaks.

Yes, this appears to be the facelift.

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I'm with Krig on this one. Get the newer and improved version for few extra bills.

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