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For The Proton Satria Neo offers reasonable handling and it's well kitted out

Against It's short on cabin space and safety features, and the price is too high. The ride is firm and running costs are high

Proton Satria Neo Hatchback
11 5stars

The Proton Satria Neo handles well and looks the part, but it's too flawed in too many areas – and too expensive – to compete with the best

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The full Proton Satria Neo review


There are 2 Proton Satria Neo versions available

Hatchback 1.6 GSX 3dr £8,495
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.6 Sport 3dr £9,495
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

As a piece of engineering, the Proton Satria Neo can't really cut it against its direct supermini rivals. If you're tempted by one, only sign on the dotted line after you have thoroughly tested the car's rivals.

Ultimately, this is a purchase you justify solely on value for money, something Proton is renowned for. However, it doesn’t stop at the list price. There's a prominent section on the company's website detailing the latest special offers, and these have included things like free leather upholstery and discounts of as much as £2500 on certain models.

To save you the bother of constantly logging on, you can also supply your email address via the website, which will allow the company to keep you up-to-date with all the latest offers.

Reader test team says:

Proton Satria Neo Hatchback 1.6 GSX 3dr

I have the 1.3 satria neo, after learning in the 1.6 version I cannot really tell the difference, car looks nice and sporty, interior is basic but…

dan william

4 out of 5 stars

Proton Satria Neo Hatchback 1.6 GSX 3dr

The Proton Satria Neo is a good looking car and i think that this is one of the best proton models been tuned for driving.This car really impresses me…

Iker Keegan

4 out of 5 stars

Proton Satria Neo Hatchback 1.3 GSX 3dr

I have had my Satria Neo since Easter 2007 and I must say it is the best car I have ever owned. It still catches the eye of other drivers and gets…

Simon Lowe

5 out of 5 stars

Proton Satria Neo Hatchback 1.3 GSX 3dr

I've had my Satria Neo (1.3 GSX) more or less since launch and it is by far the best handling hatchback I have ever driven... It really does handle so…

Liam Kelly

5 out of 5 stars
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