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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Fiat Punto (12-18) review.

3 out of 5 3.0
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Fiat Punto Hatchback (99-03) - rated 3 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £6,499 - £13,499
Used price £200 - £1,100
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £125 - £300
Insurance group 7 - 27 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Attractive inside and out, generous cabin space, easy to park.

CONS

Ride and handling sometimes lack composure.

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Written by Parkers on

With lively engines, unusual Speedgear sequential transmission and a funky TV ad campaign the second generation Punto was aimed at younger drivers. It is one of the best-looking hatchbacks around and exudes cheeky Italian charm. It's spacious, practical, easy to drive, safe and cheap. Reliability was patchy and although most problems have been fixed under warranty, this is a car for which an aftermarket warranty makes sense.

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Peugeot
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