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Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Dynamic 5d Auto (2004/54)

Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Dynamic 5d Auto (2004/54) - Owner Review

When it is flat bedded
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Review submitted by
Tina Hilton on

Fiat Punto Hatchback (03-06)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not a lot as there are so many on the road.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Disappointed at the quality and how often it has failed me.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO WAY. It is unreliable. For a car that is 4 years old it is a Friday night machine. I would never buy another Fiat.

What are you likely to buy next?
Citroen C3

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£4,450

When did you buy the car?
May 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Not particularly. I feel I paid over the odds for an automatic

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Automatic transmission. Needed a car urgently.

What was the dealer like?
Not outstanding. Needs to listen to the customer more.

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Ok when it works well. It has a good response when the accelerator is floored.

What's it like to park?
Easy

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
So much in the short time I have had it! indicator switch been replaced. Warning lights flash for no reason.. Oil low, abs fail, radiator too hot, gear box fail to name a few. Gear switch was replaced. Now have problems selecting the gears. Very jerky transmission.

What's most practical about your car?
When it is flat bedded

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Nothing special springs to mind!

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