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3 out of 5 3.0
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Daihatsu Materia (07-10) - rated 3 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £11,308 - £12,172
Used price £1,015 - £2,680
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £235 - £260
Insurance group 17 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Loads of space inside, stands out from the crowd

CONS

Noisy at speed, styling divides opinion, no diesel option, unrefined ride

Daihatsu Materia rivals

Nissan
Note
4 out of 5 4.0

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The Materia is a small car that genuinely stands out from the crowd. You’ll either love its squared-off low-riding look or hate it. For those who love it, it’s worth considering it as an alternative to the Vauxhall Meriva and Nissan Note. That’s because with a decent standard equipment list, roomy interior and good build quality it makes quite a sensible buy.

It’s not a car that’s blisteringly quick or special to drive, but it is one that’s distinctive and guaranteed to get you noticed – whether you like it or not.

Daihatsu Materia rivals

Nissan
Note
4 out of 5 4.0