Used Daewoo Matiz (1998 - 2005) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 06 Mar 2013
3
Well packaged five-seater mini MPV which offers useful load capacity combined with better looks than rivals such as Toyota Yaris Verso and Suzuki Wagon R+. Generous spec, standard power steering, excellent warranty, free servicing for three years.

Daewoo Matiz (98-05)
Style, space, equipment, cheap.
Needs more power on motorways.

New price range:

£5,695 - £7,995

Used price range:

£117 - £659

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3 out of 5

Well packaged five-seater mini MPV which offers useful load capacity combined with better looks than rivals such as Toyota Yaris Verso and Suzuki Wagon R+. Generous spec, standard power steering, excellent warranty, free servicing for three years. All at very keen prices. The latest 1.0 litre engine is more useful than the 800cc version which struggles when fully laden on motorways.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3 out of 5

Performance

2.5 out of 5

Handling

2 out of 5

Comfort

2.5 out of 5

Practicality

3 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3 out of 5

Safety

2.5 out of 5

Reliability

4 out of 5

Running costs

3.5 out of 5

Green credentials

4.5 out of 5

Buying used

3.5 out of 5

Selling

3.5 out of 5

Equipment

2.5 out of 5

What owners say...

 It hasn't yet broken-down on me. Cheap to run for small journeys and the occasional long one. Very quick and nimble to have around town. Filling up the tank costs around £30. Can get a good insurance...  

4 out of 5

Laurie Meadows ,   27 Dec 2015    ... read more

 Small, economical, light on fuel, and can get up to 44 MPG when on a motorway.  

4 out of 5

Peter Olsen ,   24 Mar 2013    ... read more

 Small, economical on everything but hills, good all round visibility and very light power steering.  

4 out of 5

Ash Haq ,   03 Jun 2009    ... read more

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