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Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0

1.3 Turbo 130 sounds good, but is restricted by a jerky four-speed auto gearbox and there's also a version that develops a more civilised 85 bhp which is still lively and responsive. The 50 bhp 1.3 lacks power, but are fine for town driving. Four-wheel-drive 4-trak models sap performance and fuel economy.

Steering is light - a blessing for trouble-free parking, but it lacks feedback on the road. Test it over some backroads and the body rolls considerably. Ride is poor on all models, especially so on tuned 130 models.