• Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I'm a family man.

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

    My family think it's a great car for the family, my neighbours like the colour and the fact it's a family car. My friends hate it because I got rid of my sports car for a family car.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, I would buy this car if it had a bigger boot as my new-born baby's pram doesn't fit in the boot.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Because of momey I would get an MG ZR or MG ZS or Honda Civic as these cars have a big boot and are driver's cars.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    June 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    The car was for sale for £1,950 and I got it for £1,350 cash. Had a year's MoT, six months' tax and four new tyres.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Because it was a family car and reliable and easy to fix.

    What was the dealer like?

    He was pushy at the start, wanted me to buy a VW Polo but the gearbox was broken and I wanted the Kalos.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    It's a great car to drive - smooth not noisy, with a good field of vision all round. Nippy when it needs to be.

    What's it like to park?

    Parking is good as you have a great all round view and the clutch good to use

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    No, nothing has gone wrong - just the maitenance of the car (tyres, oil etc).

    What's most practical about your car?

    Reliable and economcal.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Has no gadgets, although has a CD player.