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Toyota Starlet 1.3 Sportif 3d Auto (1996/P)

Toyota Starlet 1.3 Sportif 3d Auto (1996/P) - Owner Review

Small, nippy, reasonable mpg.

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Review submitted by
Victoria Simpkins on

Toyota Starlet (96-99)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, is cheap to run, cheap to insure and extremely reliable. If I didn't want something with 5 doors and a higher driving position I wouldn't sell it.

What are you likely to buy next?
Mercedes Benz A Class

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
February 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
My step mum was selling it and I urgently needed a car!

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A bit wallowy and steering soft but is nippy and comfy.

What's it like to park?
Great all round vision and fits into the tightest of spots.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing at at all. A completely trouble free purchase. Not bad considering it's nearly 12 years old. Always passes MOT 1st time.

What's most practical about your car?
Small, nippy, reasonable mpg.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Gadgets? Options? It's very basic!

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