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Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active Sport 3d (2003/53)

Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active Sport 3d (2003/53) - Owner Review

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Fiat Punto Hatchback (03-06)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
cheap and nasty, rather go for age than quality

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
all my family hate it but girls love it

Would you buy this car again and why?
DEFFANTLY NOT

What are you likely to buy next?
Mazda3, Renault Megane, Citroen C4, Citroen Xsara, Ford Focus

Buying experience

1 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£5,000

When did you buy the car?
March 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
NO got ripped off parkers price was £3700 i paid £5000 they tried charging me nearly £6000 for superguard but then give it me for £5000

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
finance company would only give me £5000 and was best looking car for the price was not first choice

What was the dealer like?
finance guy was brilliant sales guy was gook always kept me informed but service was poor they did not care 1 bit soon as car went out. if your from manchester or north west area

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
bad points nippy in first and second gear then all of a sudden goes sluggish, not very good at going up hills, suspention too hard which causes the cd player to jump. and hard suspention also when you going round a corner with a bump it slightly kicks the back end out. good points very responsive, grips the road very well

What's it like to park?
very good de to city mode and being a small car

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
yes had a mot and got advisory sayin the exhaust was corroded and tyre was almost bald and tryed makin me pay for it to be done. 2 week after owning the car the exhaust started to blow and when driving back to dealer the exhaust fell off and said i had to pay for recovery luckey enough i asked for free recovery option you will need it if you buy1. wheel squeeked airbag light is on full of scratches and dents when you switch off the engine it squeeks back window leaks badly leaving a swimmingpool on the parcel shelf and the metal bar supportin the parcel shelf gone rusty sometimes when you pull off it makes a grinding noise

What's most practical about your car?
big boot for size car, city mode

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
city mode, the active sport body kit

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