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It's a bargain. But be careful

Advantages: Cheap to buy and run, many features, lots of car for the money, mechanically strong.
Disadvantages: dull image, slow, Electrical glitches can be annoying, needs proper service to give its best, must get the best of the lot

My brother recently acquired his driving license. Being only 19 and without any experience, there was no force on earth that could convince me to let him drive my BMW. So, he had some savings and after realizing the bitter truth that my car was out of h ...

Spiros 13.03.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Fiat Tipo 1.6

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Fiat Tipo 1.6 DGT

Advantages: Cheap to run and insure, practical.
Disadvantages: Uses tyres quickly, not much street cred.

...In response to my first review of this car (and my first Ciao review, which was admittedly a little rushed) I have submitted this updated review in reaction to some of the comments received. I hope this review is of more use. Fiat Tipo 1.6 DGT I bou ...

Badge 24.06.2002 · Read full review
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An Aquatic Nightmare!!

Advantages: Cheap to buy and run; good equipment spec
Disadvantages: poor handling in the wet; impecise steering

Fiat Tipo 1.6 DGT SX I first acquired the Fiat Tipo as I required a quick and cheap replacement for my trusty old Peugeot 405 which had finally given up the ghost. In the cheaper end of the 2nd hand car market the Tipo is neither over priced, over thr ...

MrAgreeable 06.08.2000 · Read full review
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Style and Economy in one

Advantages: cheap stylish and cool
Disadvantages: a bit slow

I've had my Italian built Fiat Brava for about 15 months now and it has served me well to say the least. In that short period of time, it has ventured 29,000 miles, would you believe it? A huge amount of milage to be covering in that space of time, one ...

firstgirl 13.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Fiat Brava 80

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Small engine but plenty fizz

Advantages: good fuel economy, god spec, stylish
Disadvantages: interior can be a bit flimsy

This is my second Brava. Previously I had a 1.6 SX which was a very quick and able car both in the town and on the open road. In an atttempt to economise a tried out the 80 SX, which has only a 1242cc engine. I was a little sceptical at first, surely it m ...

frankieboy 01.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Fiat Brava 80

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