Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    2 out of 5 stars

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36 reader reviews for Citroën Saxo Hatchback.
  • 1.6i VTR 3dr

    jon arnold Date: 22/06/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have had my VTR for two months now and love it.

    Obviously, a 120bhp VTS would be nice but the VTR is well worth saving yourself a fortune for car insurance.

    It's very quick off the mark and picks up speed very well. the handling of the car feels great and you dont fight to control the car at speed at all.

    The top end isn't great but it gets to 110mph easily. The driving position isn't the best either and the pedals are to the left a bit and very close together. It took me a couple of days to get used to and now it's normal. When you are comfortable with it and can race the car all you want.

    I really do rate this car highly. The car comes with CD player, electric windows and a sunroof. Body work looks smart and stylish and I love the look of the car as much as the handling.

    Fuel consuption is better than what i first thought, costs about 30 quid to fill up and get about 400 miles from a full tank...

  • 1.1i First 3dr

    Andrew Berry Date: 06/05/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I've had this car for over a year now. Being a boy racer i do thrash it, but it seems to enjoy it. It offers pretty good value for money and considering how I drive it I spend about a full tank (£35) a week and get around 425 miles out of that. I enjoy this car and the driving position is very relaxed.

  • 1.6i VTR 3dr

    Dan Leslie Date: 19/12/2004
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I test drove this car whilst looking around for a first car.

    It seemed to have everything I was after! Amazing looks, awesome performance, most extras... If only I could fit my size 10 feet on its pedals!

    I would advise looking at a Fiesta Zetec-S, a lot more room for taller/big-footed drivers!

  • 1.6i 16v VTS 3dr

    jeroen van uchelen Date: 18/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    It has a typically French interior but, if you don't mind this, it's the best GTi nowadays!

    Mind the ones that have been driven too hard.

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