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Community Level 5josarah


Don't you want me baby??

AdvantagesCheap, Small, Powerful

DisadvantagesSmall, Comfort

"...my way to our local Fiat dealer, there on the forecourt was a 1.9JTD Eleganza. To cut a long story short, I went, I saw, I drove, my dad haggled, I bought! Cost I bought this car in April 2003, it was sat on the forecourt, already with a number plate and tax disc. The milometer read 12 miles when I first saw it and 22 when I bought it after a little test drive. The cost was £8995, which we whittled down to £8750. I believe that these cars retail ..." Read review

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Community Level 1KathyC


New Car - Low Price!

AdvantagesFuel economy, speed, comfort

DisadvantagesRed interior!

"Just got a new Punto 1.9 JTD - what a wonderful car. The fuel economy is excellent, we can get upto 70mpg on a straight run. It is vey nippy, the acceleration is a dream and it is very comfortable. It easily seats 5 people, and my husband (who is 6'2") has loads of head room. It is almost like a large car to drive. One thing about price - I got 2,000 pounds off list price by getting an internet quote and taking it along to the dealer. They ..." Read review

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Community Level 2RoyC


Fiat's best super-mini

AdvantagesFrugal, punchy engine, good looks

DisadvantagesWind noise, flimsy trim

"I purchased my Punto 1.9JTD in July 2001 for £8500.00, not cheap for an ex-demo with 7000 miles on the clock, but hard to find at the time, It looked good in metallic silver with blue trim, with optional alloy wheels, and came well equipped with all the usual goodies plus 10 disc CD changer and up-graded Blaupunkt 6 speaker Hi-Fi. On the test drive I couldn't beleive how far diesel engines had advanced. The latest common rail direct injection engine ..." Read review

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Community Level 1sunshineduck


fiat punto 1.9 turbo diesel

Advantagesturbo diesel - way cheaper than petrol! v comfy, all extras

Disadvantagesits gold!!! problem with power steering motors

"2001 fiat punto - 1.9 turbo diesel my first ever car!!! only ever driven little vans before, so this is like luxury. mine is a top spec model, so air con, sunroof, heated windscreen, great sound system, city mode etc. only costs £40 to fill up, for now anyway! extremely easy to drive, very comfy. have never used the city mode yet as i've never needed to, very nippy car and if you put your foot down its great once the turbo kicks in. good sized ..." Read review

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