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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Not a great deal. It's funky but common.

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

    Doesn't attract any attention, positive or negative.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes if I was in the same situation. Cheap to run, cheap to repair and not bad looking as far as superminis go.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Just bought an Astra 2.0 diesel.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £3,600

    When did you buy the car?

    May 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    It was the best balance of economy and performance.

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    It's nippy enough around town. It does require dropping a gear to overtake on motorways though.

    What's it like to park?

    Very very very easy. You know exactly where the front and back are as you can see them! Visibility all round is excellent.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    The only non-serviceable item was the alternator. Nothing else failed in almost 4 years.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The economy and that it has 5 doors.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Air conditioning. It's not exactly flush with gadgets.