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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I am simple, goal orientated, I think the car highlights those traits.

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

    They like the car, they think its a good deal, very good quality to price ratio.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I will recommend it for anyone, but I wont buy it again because people like to change, I think I will buy different brand to be able to compare.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    I was thinking of WV or audi, german cars.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    May 2014

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Initial price was 1400£ I asked for a discount, got it finally for 1300£ I think its a good deal. The car is in a good condition, mileage only 79000miles.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    My first car needed it for commuting.

    What was the dealer like?

    I found a private seller on gumtree. The guy has a family, and is planning to buy a new car, so he has to sell his ford focus.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very smooth and nice to drive. I can barely hear the engine sound.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy to park I am lucky I have a private driveway, so not very difficult. Given the small size of the car, its very easy to find a parking space in city centre.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Had to do small repair to change engine pipe (dont remember the name). because engine has low idle speed. It cost me only 90£.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Shopping! I can use the boot to carry heavy stuff. No more carrying stuff in the bus! and also travelling! no more waiting for the train. Became very flexible.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    No fancy accessory,only the basics.