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1996 Rover 400 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Overall: 3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5

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Mindaugas writes:
1996 Rover 400 Review
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3

Pros

Small engine, quite fast

Cons

parts are expensive

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6/10 — Acceleration - well it's 1.4 litre engine ~100hp. Acceleration is quite good, but very very noisy. No ABS. Handling... I would give again 6/10. It's not THAT bad Build Quality- help... Appearance - I got used to it Cost of Ownership - average Fun Factor - 6/10

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Cenk writes:
1996 Rover 400 Review
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1

Pros

price  its cheap as penuts

Cons

quality nothing special really

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Proud To Be British — well its british basicly its a cheap honda eruo civic same chasis same parts except the similar looking unfortly its to old now nothing its works doodgy fuel gauge head gasket failer its 1.6 but its slower then 1.4 its not economic eighter

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gonzalo writes:
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5

Pros

Cruise speed, low fuel consumption, very comfortable, responsive engine.

Cons

Original suspension rolls too much. Small air filter reduces engine power output.

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Rover 416si: Great Car... Too Bad They Don't Make It Anymore. — Good acceleration, great top speed, nice braking but the original suspension rolled too much, so I changed springs and dumpers (made it harder). I changed the head gasket in my garage... that's the only major repair it needed after 110000km (68000 miles). Beautiful design, doesn't look old after 12 years. It has more than reasonable fuel consumption: 10l/100km in the city, 6.5l/100km on the road (that's 23.5 miles/gal and 36.2 miles/gal) Wonderful car for traveling.

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Lisa writes:
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5

Pros

reliable, spacious

Cons

gas guzzler, especially in current climate

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Rover 400 1.6i — I like my car. Over the past 11-12 years we've built up a strong mutual bond. I pile in the cash & she keeps me going from A to B. Its only been these past few years, understandably as she's getting older I've needed to keep her in the lifestyle she wants to be accustomed to. Always reliable, although she's started to play up with the central locking - only working when i'm not in a hurry and when its not raining... All in all i'm very pleased with her and i could take even more care of her but i'm too busy to wash and polish her as often as i should...

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Matthew writes:
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4

Pros

Comfy, good for long journeys

Cons

turbo lag!

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Its Ok! — Its OK, i do 100 miles a day to work and back so for that its brill! Performance wise not bad apart from you could make yourself a cup of tea in the turbo lag! Once gets going though not to shabby! comfy inside aswell! Proper old mans car!

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