For This version is affordable to buy, which a Qubo should be in order to make sense.
Against The engine is rather breathless and this version doesn't get enough equipment.
What Car? says
The right engine, but upgrade to MyLife trim if you can.
What Car? readers say
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Target Price team says:
Buyers choose from a 1.4 petrol with 72bhp or one of two 1.3 turbodiesels with either 74bhp or 94bhp. We haven’t driven the lower-powered diesel, but the stronger unit it reasonably flexible, even if it’s not particularly fast. The petrol is slower still, but it’s just strong enough and it keeps the Qubo cheap. That’s why it’s our favourite.
There are three trims to choose from. Entry-level Active gets electric front windows, remote central locking and a CD stereo, while our favourite MyLife model adds air-conditioning, a leather steering wheel with audio controls, an MP3 socket, Bluetooth and alloy wheels. The Trekking model gives the car a 4x4-style makeover, but no four-wheel drive – just an upgraded traction control system.
Reader test team says:
The drive good, handling intuitive. cornering good. Wing mirrors are huge, right hand side one easy to locate with eyes quickly. The seat is…
I have had this car now for 3 months and covered roughly 2000 miles and crossed fingers has been good (having read other readers comments), OK so it's…
The review I wrote before showed that this Qubo was a dream, how wrong was I. I picked the Qubo up and it basically fell to pieces and it's not nice…