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Rover CityRover (2003 - 2006)

Last updated 23 November 2018


Model Timeline

November 2003

The CityRover is a re-worked Tata Indica, imported from India to a Rover trim spec.

Size is 3,702mm long x 1,620mm wide x 1,467mm high.

IQuite a big 85PS 1.4 litre engine giving 0-60 in 11.5 seconds and top speed of 110mph.

On sale from November 2003 from £6,500 to £8,500.

Spec levels were Solo, Sprite, Select and Style. All have drivers airbag, front seatbelt pretensioners, four speaker radio/cassette (who used cassettes these days?), clock, lockable Glovebox, variable intermittent wipers, rear wash/wipe, tinted glass with shadeboard, cigar lighter, load space lamp, courtesy lamp delay, 4-speed heating/ventilation fan with recirculation setting, alloy gearknob and remote tailgate and fuel filler releases.

In addition, the Sprite got power steering, remote central locking, tachometer, radio/CD player, alloy wheels, leather steering wheel and gearknob, front foglamps and rear spoiler.

The Select got front and rear electric windows and air-conditioning.

The Style got ABS and a passenger airbag. Wheels are 5J x 14 with 175/60R14 tyres.

A jack-knife folding 60/40 split rear seat allows luggage capacities from 220 litres to 610 litres.

Were seen under £1,000 at auction in 2007.

Don't have the same parts problem as Rover's Rovers because Tata Indica parts readily available in Europe.

In 2011, 7,443 left taxed and on the road, and 324 on SORN.

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