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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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70 reader reviews for Fiat Panda Hatchback.
  • 1.2 Dynamic AirCon 5dr

    Nick Breton Date: 27/01/2008
    • 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 bought our three-year Panda for £4,000 my teenagers learning to drive, as it's one of the least expensive motors to buy and insure whilst still maintaining some street-cred! We've been really pleased with it; it's really nippy and amazingly short but with ample leg-room front and back.

    You can squeeze three or four bags in the boot which is enough most of the time. The back seat folds down easily. Overall, we're really pleased with it!!

  • 1.2 Eleganza 5dr

    James Crowther Date: 20/01/2008
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This car really is an amazing piece of engineering.I'm well over 6 foot and find no problem at all with space in any way front or rear, and it really feels like driving a car from the class above. It does lean a little but its going to. Its tall and narrow bit the 14inchers on each corner make sure the grip is there, believe me! Kit is ace for a car you can find new for under 7 grand online. I found the 1.2 perfectly adequate on motorway trips and a boon in york city centre. It does 40-60 mpg which realistically for even a small petrol is very good. As you can probably tell i love the car,just dont be tempted by the Aygo,C2,Ka etc.the sizes are similar but the capabilities and comford levels are very different.

  • 1.2 Dynamic AirCon 5dr

    Peter Ferguson , UK . Date: 24/10/2007
    • Overall verdict
      3 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I loved the Panda from the first time I saw it. Came out of a company Audi A4!

    The interior quality was ok for a budget vehicle and there was lots of kit. It was a little bit troublesome in the first 6 months - new power steering had to be fitted and the electric boot release failed.

    However, I would never buy a Fiat again. The dealer service was appalling. They were rude and unhelpful and even threatened me on occasion. Whilst I can't name them, if you live in Cornwall go to Vospers instead. Lots nicer.

  • 1.3 MultiJet Dynamic 5dr

    paul johnson , west riding of yorkshire . Date: 13/10/2007
    • 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

    just test drove the multijet panda,excellent, i have ordered the multijet with aircon/driver lamps/roof rails. expect delivery end oct, will let you know how it goes. I am looking forward to driving it, just had my punto mk3 multijet written off, and the 1.3 diesel engine is a gem.

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