• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Sporty but conservative.

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

    Everyone loved my car, she was recognisable and cool :).

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I loved this car so much, that now I have an 04 Hyundai Coupe 2.0.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Unless I can afford a Mustang, it'll be another Hyundai Coupe for definite. Wonderful 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?

    July 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes. The car was originally for sale for £1300, but after pointing out the corrosion on the cooling pipes, the lack of coolant in the system, and the rust in the arches, I got the car for £1000. The corrosion around the leaky pipes just needed a bit a time to scrape off, some new jubilee clips and some coolant to sort it out, the engine was really in very good condition.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Good looking and in my budget.

    What was the dealer like?

    Not overly friendly or helpful, in keeping my previous experience of used vehicle dealers sadly.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Drives beautifully, smooth and comfortable. The clutch was very heavy, I like that but others may not. Acclerates well, no flat spots.

    What's it like to park?

    Steering is not all that responsive but visibility was good and I could park this car anywhere. The heavy clutch makes controlling the speed of slow maneovers very easy.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    This car has sadly gone to the car park in the sky now, but until the clutch went she never once let me down. Started every time, ran beautifully.

    What's most practical about your car?

    This is not a practical car. The back seats are not big enough to transport adults for longer than a couple of miles and she guzzled fuel. The most practical thing about her was her reliability.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    I loved everything about this car.