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Kia Cerato Hatchback 1.6 LX 5d (2005/05)

Kia Cerato Hatchback 1.6 LX 5d (2005/05) - Owner Review

5 doors easy to put my baby in and out as had a convertible last time!

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Review submitted by
Mark Nicholls on

Kia Cerato Hatchback (04-06)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Practicle family man.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Most like it odd one said boring,.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, I love the mix of old and modern mixed. Has extras for no charge such as air con, alloys, electric windows all round, fog lights.

What are you likely to buy next?
If could afford it a Kia Cee'd.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
April 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes traded in my old car plus £200.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I needed a cheap reliable a to b car that had some extras like alloys.

What was the dealer like?
Very friendly.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Feels very solid and reliable. Comfortable and practical and if want to push it engine will rev happily.

What's it like to park?
Fairly easy some rear blind spots but had worse to reverse.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Starter motor is declining but engine has done 110k so not to wrried as normal wear and tear. Central locking needs looking at as sometimes unlocks itself (yet to investigate as not all the time).

What's most practical about your car?
5 doors easy to put my baby in and out as had a convertible last time!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Adjustable intermittent wiper control and heated wing mirrors (first time had it!!).

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