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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Small and squat?

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

    It's nice

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No - poor trim in dash rattles, and dodgy electics - radio randomly turns on when car off, and "coming home" active even when lights "off position".

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Honda Civic Sport

  • 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?

    January 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes cheaper than locally

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    What was the dealer like?

    Excellent - carsite.co.uk

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Brilliant engine, pulls steadily from low down. Slick gears. Decent brakes. Handles like a GTi, but gives over 50 mpg easily...

    What's it like to park?

    A doddle, and shorter than it appears.

  • Living with it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Annoying squeak in dash near speaker.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Hatchback for getting dog in

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?