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Help 159 test drive: Tips/advice?

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I'm test driving a 1.9 JTDM on Saturday just to see what its like. Any advice or tips on what I should do/look out for?

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Put your ear plugs in to disguise the diesel clatter at tickover, ignore the fact that first gear is so low that you need two gear changes before you get to 60 which affects the acceleration times - and revel in the endless shove in 3rd and 4th gears.

Oh yes - and watch out for speed cameras
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Don't expect to get above 40mpg.
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Drive it like you stole it.

To be honest, drive it like you are going to be driving it when you buy it, that way you'll know what it'll be like and shouldn't be able to grumble.
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If it's a dry day turn off the traction control button next to hazard light switch; will feel a bit pokier on acceleration.
Listen out for any creaks and knocking sounds - to make sure nothing serious.
Check for inside edge tyre wear on front wheels
Check the next service due indicator thorugh the menu system.
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