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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    A break from the mold. The car isn't a common sight compared to Ford Ka's and Hyundai i10's. The Chevrolet badge also conjours up images of sporty American muscle cars, and may trick people into thinking it's not actually a cheap Korean car.

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

    They think it's a nifty little car, although some people don't quite get the quirky styling, especially the speedometer designed to look like a motorcycles.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes because it is very reliable and easy to live with. Very low running costs and good value for money.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Chevrolet Aveo.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Independent

    Did you buy this car new?

    Yes

    What price did you pay?

    £7,500

    When did you buy the car?

    July 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Got a very good deal. The car was on offer and saved about £3000 from the list price.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    On offer.

    What was the dealer like?

    Very friendly and relaxed. No pushy sales people. Made to feel at home and were very professional.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Steering is very light and accurate, great for driving round town. Engine is eager at traffic lights. Plenty of reassuring grip on fast corners. Bit of body roll on tight bends but well controlled. Although engine can be loud at higher revs and cabin not as well insulated from wind noise. Comfortable seats and soft suspension.

    What's it like to park?

    Very easy. Good all round visibility and light steering. My model also has rear parking sensors.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Nothing

    What's most practical about your car?

    Generously sized glove box.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Auxillary port to plug mp3 player into.