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Whats with Sturgess Leicester

I swap and change my cars quite a bit so i've been to a few dealerships but this seems to be the worse. We have a 2007 GT jtdm that we got about a year ago from JCS kegworth as sturgess wouldn't even give us the time of day when we went there to look for a GT. They were to busy entertaining another family and didn't even acknowledge us being there.

Thought i'd give them another try last weekend as we were looking to replace the GT with possibly a Mito or Giulietta cloverleaf, spent a good 15-20 minutes looking around the cars and wasn't spoke to once so just left.

Looks like we'll be getting a DS3 DSport THP 155 instead now.
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That's strange motivation for buying a Citroen , but a friend who went to one of their showrooms was virtually bombarded with deals immediately and not much was mentioned of the cars . He did buy a Civic...
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This thread doesn't apply to me as i believe anybody who buys a New car obviously has more money than sense!
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I was looking at used cars, I'm in the market for a warm hatch that has performance and decent running costs hence the DS3.
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This thread doesn't apply to me as i believe anybody who buys a New car obviously has more money than sense!
Lucky somebody bought your car new!
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I swap and change my cars quite a bit so i've been to a few dealerships but this seems to be the worse. We have a 2007 GT jtdm that we got about a year ago from JCS kegworth as sturgess wouldn't even give us the time of day when we went there to look for a GT. They were to busy entertaining another family and didn't even acknowledge us being there.

Thought i'd give them another try last weekend as we were looking to replace the GT with possibly a Mito or Giulietta cloverleaf, spent a good 15-20 minutes looking around the cars and wasn't spoke to once so just left.

Looks like we'll be getting a DS3 DSport THP 155 instead now.
personally I'd keep the GT

just got back from a holiday in Italy and rented a Giulietta whilst we were there, it was a nice car but not a patch on a GT

French cars - been there done that but found alfa's to be far more reliable

If you want a change from the GT the new Toyota coupe looks great & again build quality will be better than the French alternative
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Doesn't seem like things are improving much then

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The latest JD power survey put the DS3 in the top 5 and the mito in the bottom 5. Would like a GT86 but don't have 25k to spend.
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personally I'd keep the GT

just got back from a holiday in Italy and rented a Giulietta whilst we were there, it was a nice car but not a patch on a GT

French cars - been there done that but found alfa's to be far more reliable

If you want a change from the GT the new Toyota coupe looks great & again build quality will be better than the French alternative
Hmm wouldn't count on the GT86 been better build quality. My bro owns one and he has a ever growing list of issues. He still loves the look and drive though.

No problems with Sturgess for me?
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Hmm wouldn't count on the GT86 been better build quality.

having had a celica for about 8 years prior to the GT can only say that toyotas build quality is top notch
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maybe in the past it was but modern cars now even the "ever realiable" German and Japanese makes seem to be being built to lower and lower standards my girlfriend's Toyota Yaris isn't particularly great the bodywork sounds like tin foil pieces of plastic trim are continually falling off in the cabin, and my brother has a BMW 3 series which spend more time with the bonnet up than it does on the road
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