Used Chevrolet Lacetti Saloon 2005 - 2011 review

Category: Family car

Section: Our recommendations

2005 - 2011 review
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Our recommendations

Which used Chevrolet Lacetti saloon should I buy?

As in the hatchback, there's no diesel engine in the saloon, so your choice is limited to petrol power. And, with the basic 1.4 confined to the hatch, saloon buyers only have a 1.6 or 1.8 to choose from.

Our favourite model is the 1.6-litre SX, which has everything you need, including air-con, alloy wheels and electric windows all round. Like all Lacettis, it comes with power steering, central locking and a CD player.

There's also the 1.8-litre in luxury CDX trim, which features sat-nav, a CD changer and automatic climate control, as well as leather seats. However, we think you get all that's good in a Lacetti in the 1.6, and the smaller engine doesn't feel that much slower in the real world, so there's no point spending the extra on the 1.8.

There's no choice when it comes to the gearbox. Although other Lacettis can have an auto 'box, it's manual only on the saloon. Mind you, that's no bad thing, as the automatic gearbox isn't worth bothering with.

You'll find plenty of Lacettis in the Chevrolet dealer network and the small ads.

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