The modelRead full review
Often the verdict for a car costing this little would be ‘cheap but not great’. Not here, though, because the Dacia Sandero is a fine small car to spend time in. For practicality, it’s actually one of the best in the class. The top level Comfort trim with either the TCe 90 or TCe 100 Bi-Fuel engine is a great all-round package for very little outlay. Only a disappointing Euro NCAP safety score lets the side down.
The trimSee full equipment
Entry-level Essential trim comes well equipped, especially for its low price. It includes body-coloured bumpers, 15in wheels with wheel trims, automatic LED headlights, cruise control with a speed limiter, manual air conditioning, DAB radio, Bluetooth and front electric windows.
The engineSee full engine specs
This naturally aspirated 1.0-litre has just 64bhp. Even without driving it (we’ll let you know when we have) we are pretty confident it’ll be slow (0-62mph takes a pedestrian 16.7sec) and worth avoiding. Officially it offers the same economy and emissions as the more expensive TCe 90.
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