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Overall reader 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

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  • 1.2 Eleganza 5dr

    Filippo Cardini Date: 15/10/2004
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    A truly stunning car.

    Probably one of the best cars on the market, ever.

    It's fun, incredibly well built, composed and never fails to put a grin on my face when I jump in and drive off.

    The gear change is smooth and slick. Potholes and bumps are soaked up with German aplomb. On Motorways and A-roads it glides away in Lexus-style hushed tones up to 70mph and keeps up with all sorts of traffic.

    Running costs are downright hilarous - £300 or so to insure and £30 will fill up the tank for a month.

    If you only need a car to drive in the city and venture out for 100 miles or so on a motorway every now and again and don't need to ferry around more than 4 people at any one time, it does make you think twice why on earth you should be paying a penny more than 8k for anything else.

    Driving this car must rate as one of the happiest motoring experiences ever.

Fiat Panda Hatchback

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