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

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

put in petrol,service it once a year forget about it,its so reliable

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Review submitted by
Derek Anderson on

Kia Cerato Hatchback (04-06)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
when you start work at5.30am on a freezing winter morning,and the car starts gets you there&gets you home who cares about image

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
everyone who has been in it realises that there not bad cars if a bit bland,if you want a reliable well speced car you could do worse

Would you buy this car again and why?
no,as its no longer in production,but cerratos are roomy reliable and well worth a go as always ir depends what you want from a car,1 year on, no bills result

What are you likely to buy next?
alfa romeo,hell of a change, i bought this car to have 4/5 years to save for a newer alfa than i could normally afford,so far all ive spent on the kia is petrol,if ide paid as much for an alfa as i did for the kia,ide probably be on first name terms with the rac guys

Buying experience

4 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?
August 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
as my last review

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
price milage,my 4 year masterplan

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
could do with a bit more grunt,steering a bit light for my tastes,

What's it like to park?
due to the above steering parkings easy

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
most reliable car ive had

What's most practical about your car?
put in petrol,service it once a year forget about it,its so reliable

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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