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Used Fiat Grande Punto 2006 - 2011 review

Category: Small car

Section: Advice for buyers

Fiat Grande Punto (06 - 11)
  • Fiat Grande Punto (06 - 11)
  • Fiat Grande Punto (06 - 11)
Used Fiat Grande Punto 2006 - 2011 review
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Advice for buyers

What should I look for in a used Fiat Grande Punto hatchback?

The list of potential problems with the Grande Punto is quite long. The interior doesn't appear to be very well bolted together, with lots of items squeaking, working loose, or simply falling off. This not only concerns things such as the glovebox and door cards, but also the headlining.

The doors can prove problematic, either not being fitted properly, dropping over time, or not staying shut. The opening mechanism also has a habit of failing, locking people in or out. Suspension, brake and engine gremlins are also reported. To cap it all the electrics can be temperamental, and some of the switchgear can need replacing.