Used Daihatsu Charade Hatchback (2003 - 2007) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 07 Mar 2013
3.5
This Fiesta-sized package is one Japanese supermini that not only looks modern, but feels it. The cheap price gets buyers into the showrooms, but it's the quality interior finish, substantial standard equipment and comfy ride that gets their signature on the order form.

Daihatsu Charade Hatchback (03-07)
Very comfy, cheap, well equipped.
Tyre squeal at the sight of a corner.

New price range:

£5,920 - £7,620

Used price range:

£392 - £1,903

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3.5 out of 5

This Fiesta-sized package is one Japanese supermini that not only looks modern, but feels it. The cheap price gets buyers into the showrooms, but it's the quality interior finish, substantial standard equipment and comfy ride that gets their signature on the order form.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3.5 out of 5

Performance

3 out of 5

Handling

3 out of 5

Comfort

3 out of 5

Practicality

3.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3 out of 5

Safety

2.5 out of 5

Reliability

3.5 out of 5

Running costs

4 out of 5

Green credentials

5 out of 5

Buying used

3 out of 5

Selling

3.5 out of 5

Equipment

3.5 out of 5

What owners say...

 VERY easy to drive and park. Turns on a sixpence and parks in the space of a pram. If you can't reverse this accurately give up on motoring. There is a wheel at each corner and the back window is...  

4 out of 5

Marc Slatter ,   05 Jun 2015    ... read more

 Lots of room for the cars overall size. Doors open to almost 90 degrees. Easy for people of all shapes, sizes and physical limitations to get in and out of. Brilliant visibility all round.  

3 out of 5

Damian Gannon ,   28 Nov 2013    ... read more

 Its size. I can park in places other drivers haven't a hope of getting into.  

4 out of 5

Gary Hunter ,   09 Nov 2012    ... read more

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