Mitsubishi Colt Hatchback (04 - 14)

Mitsubishi Colt Hatchback (04 - 14) review

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(2004 - 2014)
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Which used Mitsubishi Colt hatchback should I buy?

There are five engines to choose from. We'd recommend the entry-level 75bhp 1.1 because it's quick enough to use anywhere and more responsive at low revs than the more powerful 95bhp 1.3. If you want a bit more performance, there's also a 1.5 with 109bhp.

In the CZT warm-hatch version, the 1.5 engine gets a turbocharger to give 150bhp, but it still feels brisk rather than quick. Diesel options are limited to just the 95bhp 1.5 DI-D, which is frugal and flexible.

When the Colt first appeared, trim levels included Classic, Equippe, Elegance and Sport. Classic models come with a good spread of kit including alloys, electric front windows and a CD player, and we think this is best-vale package.

Equippe models add air-con and electric rear windows, while Elegance models get side airbags and leather seats. Sport models gain a body kit and cruise control.

Later on, the trim levels were renamed CZ1, CZ2 and CZ3.

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Which used Mitsubishi Colt hatchback should I buy?

There are five engines to choose from. We'd recommend the entry-level 75bhp 1.1 because it's quick enough to use anywhere and more responsive at low revs than the more powerful 95bhp 1.3. If you want a bit more performance, there's also a 1.5 with 109bhp.

In the CZT warm-hatch version, the 1.5 engine gets a turbocharger to give 150bhp, but it still feels brisk rather than quick. Diesel options are limited to just the 95bhp 1.5 DI-D, which is frugal and flexible.

When the Colt first appeared, trim levels included Classic, Equippe, Elegance and Sport. Classic models come with a good spread of kit including alloys, electric front windows and a CD player, and we think this is best-vale package.

Equippe models add air-con and electric rear windows, while Elegance models get side airbags and leather seats. Sport models gain a body kit and cruise control.

Later on, the trim levels were renamed CZ1, CZ2 and CZ3.

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