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For The Savvy is one of the cheapest new cars around. It rides and handles reasonably well, and has a unique look

Against The 1.2-litre engine is rough and unwilling, space is limited, the interior looks dated and cheap. Plus, there's no steering wheel adjustment

Proton Savvy Hatchback
11 5stars

One of the cheapest city cars around and not too bad to drive, but the Proton Savvy is desperately short on refinement and interior quality

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There are 1 Proton Savvy versions available

Hatchback 1.2 Style 5dr £7,995
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Like the Satria Neo, as a piece of engineering, the Proton Savvy 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 are 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 Savvy Hatchback 1.2 Style 5dr

It’s frustrating when motoring journos fail to retain any kind of objectivity. Having read the review of the new VW Up, poor levels of standard kit-…

Matti Carter

4 out of 5 stars

Proton Savvy Hatchback 1.2 Style 5dr

Just replaced my mums sirion with a savvy style automatic. Have to say I am really impressed. I am 6ft 2 and can drive it with ease. Also some how…

Julian Abraham

4 out of 5 stars

Proton Savvy Hatchback 1.2 Street 5dr

I do not think a rating of 1 star does this little car justice. With standard alloys aircon parking sensers peppy 16v engine and a great warantee at…

Andrew Halliday

5 out of 5 stars

Proton Savvy Hatchback 1.2 Style 5dr

i have owened a savvy for 2 years and it has been the best car i have ever had .we have been to eaurope on holliday with the back packed with a tent…

brian george

4 out of 5 stars
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