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Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active 5d (2004/04)

Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active 5d (2004/04) - Owner Review

Handy storage in cabin
2

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Review submitted by
Ceri Thomas on

Fiat Punto Hatchback (03-06)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
cant afford better

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
no way

What are you likely to buy next?
reliable Japanese car

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£5,500

When did you buy the car?
September 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes good price

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Seemed cheap with prospect of low running costs

What was the dealer like?
Delivered to door, upgraded cd player + a few extras thrown in

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fairly nippy, any high speed felt fragile. Engine strained at motorway speeds.

What's it like to park?
Easy, good visability

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes practically everthing - Brake pads + discs went at 12,000 miles Steering column needed replacing 24,000 miles. Creaks and noises developed after short time. New exhaust, suspension failing and clutch. Horn failed to work after 12,000 miles. Condesation awfull on window, would not clear at all. Plus some other niggles..

What's most practical about your car?
Handy storage in cabin

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
city park

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