2017 Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe 75 verdict and specs

With some extra kit and a more efficient engine the Dacia Sandero now looks even better value. But should you choose one over the new Ford Ka+?...

2017 Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe 75 verdict and specs

Should I buy one?

The arrival of the Ford Ka+ is threatening the Sandero’s grasp on its crown as the budget hatchback of choice. The Ka+ is more enjoyable to drive and rides better, but its dynanmic advantages aren't as big as they were before this update of the Sandero, and Dacia provides more boot space and a significantly lower starting price.

The Dacia Sandero might not be the most accomplished of superminis, then, but its USP remains intact. It offers jaw-dropping value and is well worth considering.

What Car? says...

Rated 3 out of 5

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Ford Ka+

Skoda Citigo

Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe 75 Laureate

Engine size 1.0-litre petrol

Price from £5,995 (Access)

Power 73bhp

Torque 72lb ft

0-62mph 14.2sec

Top speed 98mph

Fuel economy 54.3mpg

CO2/km/tax 117g/km, 20%


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