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Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active 3d (2005/54)

Fiat Punto Hatchback 1.2 Active 3d (2005/54) - Owner Review

the City town steering mode
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Review submitted by
Jon Place on

Fiat Punto Hatchback (03-06)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
So o.k. you are 64 and it suits you!!!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think it looks good but then they arnt driving it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO, Its a dissapointment compared to other cars I have had

What are you likely to buy next?
Nothing less than 1400cc and 16 valve

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?
£4,500

When did you buy the car?
April 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
No, I thought my 2006 motorbike was worth more than I got and I wasnt informed by the dealer that the car had previously been a mobility vehicle and pre registerd

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Traded in motorcycle

What was the dealer like?
The salesman was flash

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
This 2004 1.2 Active is totally gutless compared to my late 1997 1.2 PuntoI which was a flyer. On open roads you have to have your foot flat down on the pedal to make any progress

What's it like to park?
With the City steering gadget it is good in town and easy to park

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The fuel injection seems snatchy at low revs i.e. in town

What's most practical about your car?
the City town steering mode

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
My gadget that allows me to play my MP3 through the wireless. Not a Fiat option

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