• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I've never asked it!!! Seriously, I prefer substance over style and want a reliable, economical car.

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

    Don't know or care.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I tend not to buy the same car again these days, but I wouldn't rule it out as it has been such a good car.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Already changed to a Suzuki Swift.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    April 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Fair, I got some money off and had a full MOT put on it even though it wasn't due, plus 6 months road tax thrown in.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    It was a very tidy, low mileage car which was a 1 owner plus demo model which was fairly well equipped

    What was the dealer like?

    Pleasant and accomodating, no pressure to buy.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Responsive, fairly quiet with a very good, positive gearchange. Good on fuel. especially on a motorway run, as Manchester to Kent and back averaged 50 MPG.

    What's it like to park?

    With power steering and reversing distanse sensors, parking is very easy.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Other than the air conditioning running out of gas no, it has been a very dependable car.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The interior space of a car which is actually no bigger than a Fiesta is phenominal.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Reversing distance sensors are very good.