Re: 2.0 145 v 2.0 147
got both at the moment, idea was that the 147 replaces the 145, but the 145 is still hanging around.
147: +ves: more mature, better ride, better inside, more modern, better seating position, big car feel, airbags/traction control galore, loads of choice, colours, diesel option
-ves: more complex, everything has a bloody bleeper attached, does not feel as connected.
Sum up Car the wife loves
145 +ves: simple, grunty alloy engine, feels like you are going faster than you are, nothing much to go wrong, great fun in an old school hot hatch way
-ves: interior dated & plasticcy, ride poor, noisy, wind noise, tiring over a distance, not many left in good nick, lack of leather and aircon
Sum up Car I love