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For The Chrysler Delta is a VW Golf rival that's one of the most spacious cars in its class. There is a range of tried and trusted Fiat engines to choose from, and the exterior styling is certainly a break from the norm.

Against The Delta isn’t great to drive, with vague steering and poor body control. Parts of the interior feel disappointingly cheap, too.

Chrysler Delta Hatchback
22 5stars

Not without appeal, but if you’re after something a bit different an Alfa Romeo Giulietta has more going for it. Otherwise, a VW Golf is a far better bet.

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There are 1 Chrysler Delta versions available

Hatchback 1.6 M-Jet 120 S-Series 5dr £19,995
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

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Target Price team says:

This new Delta is actually built by Lancia in Italy, and is aimed at buyers looking for something a bit out of the ordinary.

On that front it gets off to a strong start, with its distinctive triangular grille and boomerang-shaped taillights. Probably the most unusual thing about the Delta, though, is its size: at 4.5 metres long it’s significantly bigger than a Golf or a Ford Focus.

So far we’ve driven only the 138bhp turbocharged 1.4-litre petrol version. The engine pulls strongly once above 2000rpm, and stays impressively smooth and quiet even when revved.

We’d recommend sticking with SE trim. You get the essentials, such as air-con and alloys, and although you miss out on Bluetooth, you can add it as an option.

The Delta is decent value when you consider the five years’ of free servicing thrown in with the price, and the attractive 0% APR finance deal currently being offered by Chrysler dealers.

Reader test team says:

Chrysler Delta Hatchback 1.4 M-Air 140 SE 5dr

Simple. previousley owned a Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI and owned it from new for 3 1/2 yrs. All published reports so true, so I was looking to replace for…

chris bennett

4 out of 5 stars

Chrysler Delta Hatchback 1.6 M-Jet 120 SE 5dr

I have the 1.6 Diesel SE version of the Delta and first thing to say is "I made the right choice". Firstly the engine.. its a fantastic engine with…

James Breen

4 out of 5 stars
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