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Hatchback (4 reviews)

2009 - 2013

  • Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £5,192 - £10,948
    PROS

    Strong performance, superb in-gear acceleration, aggressive looks, good value for a hot hatch

    CONS

    Not very engaging to drive, steering struggles under acceleration, lacks the feelgood factor

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2004 - 2008

  • Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £1,953 - £3,813
    PROS

    Subtle styling, great turbocharged engine, storming performance, affordable prices

    CONS

    Feels like there's too much power at times, not as driver focussed as other hot hatches

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Saloon (2 reviews)

2009 - 2013

  • Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £3,043 - £6,539
    PROS

    Stands out from the usual hatchbacks, good to drive, high levels of standard equipment, excellent 2.2-litre diesel engine

    CONS

    Not as desirable or as practical as the hatchback version

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2004 - 2008

  • Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    Used price: £653 - £3,785
    PROS

    Well built and engaging to drive, neatly styled, good rear passenger space

    CONS

    Limited range, not as practical as hatchback, dull cabin, lacks refinement

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