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What should I look for when buying a Citroen 2CV?

I am interested in getting a Citroen 2CV but there seems to be a massive price range on these cars. Is there anything I should avoid. Go for a model after 1988 I have been told by an owner.

I would be glad of your advice.

Asked on 28 June 2023 by Sally Ferrers

Answered by David Ross
You can read our classic car review of the Citroen 2CV which includes information on what to look for when buying one, but in short the key things to look for are rusty chassis and body, oil leaks and faulty cooling systems as well as water leaks. We would recommend looking for a 1982-on car as these have inboard disc brakes rather than drums.

With a car like this, it is worth paying a little more to have an example that has been well maintained.
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