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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    that im a classy bugger!

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    they like it more than my mk1 fiesta fiasco!

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    definately such great quality at a low price

    What are you likely to buy next?

    another bmw or an old sporty ford.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    April 2007

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    even at this age they seem to sell above a grand so i think i got a bargain

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    the look, the badge and the fact i could buy it and insure it for the same total price as my mates 1.2 corsa!

    What was the dealer like?

    no dealer

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    great handling not as refined as saloon but this makes it a bit more fun

    What's it like to park?

    not bad but not as easy as my old polo

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    new exhaust but that was reasonable, indicator relay gave up on me, front shocks, hole in the sill, rusty wing, leaky timing gasket but for a car with 165000 miles its done well

    What's most practical about your car?

    hatchback with large boot! definately

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    no real gadgetsbut parking sensors are useful, the best thing is the way it drives!