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    Default Looking to upgrade to C5

    Brains trust advice please on C5 model for reliability and maintenance
    I'm looking at the last model into OZ

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    Keep your eyes open. Carsales, Gumtree etc.

    Get a 4 pot diesel and if you wish to go full whack look for hydraulic suspension. Give aways are grey spheres visible at the top of the strut towers, no manual park brake lever as hydraulics have electric park brake.

    They are out there and for some very good prices with low distances.
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    Hi Don
    I agree with UFO - 4 cycl diesel and hydraulics are a great combination.
    My C5 (an 09 so 10 yrs old now) has done 160k with no issues. Standard service (remember MUST use low SAPS oil) runs $220, other than that just usual maintenance.
    Amazing economy on a run and my only concern is to make sure she gets a motorway run once a month to give the DPF a chance to clean itself. This latter point is causing Toyota a bit of grief at present; an indication of people buying the 2.8 diesel HiLux as a shopping trolley I guess.
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    Hi Don,
    I have C5 x7 2009 model HDI for sale in car sales for $10500 negotiable. I'm selling it as I am now retired and only need 1 car. The other car is a late model Triton also for sale which I need to tow the boat. So I'll be looking for an SUV.
    All the details are in the ad. It is a 2 lt ,6 spd and 11 months rego. Timing belt done.
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    Hi is this still available
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