• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Like to think it shows my "mature" side.....didnt want the "boy racer" image.

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

    They all loves it,little brother inparticular. esspecially compared to my old car ( Mitsubishi Colt 1.6 GLX )

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Probably not.New range has the looks but is a bit lifeless engine wise and expensive when you could have a top of the range hot hatch for the same price!

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Probably a hot hatch next. Between the Honda Civic Type R, Ford Focus ST, Astra VXR or the Golf GTI.

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    February 2006

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes.were asking £4200 for it but managed to get them down to £3200.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Liked the lok of it

    What was the dealer like?

    Like all dealers....your best friend untill they've got your money.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very nice to drive,responsive throttle and very good handling.

    What's it like to park?

    Suprisingly easy despite tiny rear windows....main rear window makes up for them.

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    ABS module went after only 3months,dealer quoted £1100 to fix,got it done for £400 else where

    What's most practical about your car?

    Massive boot....rear passengers pay the price though.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Cruise control and air con.