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FIAT Panda (2004–2012)

Last updated 28 September 2018

Compact and practical. Enjoyable and easy to drive. Narrow size makes it easy to park. Good space for those in the back.
Double folding rear seats not standard. Small boot.
Updated 24 July 2017

Dualogic automated manual of 2007 Panda exported from Belgium to Nigeria "practically refuses to engage in gear by either the manual or the auto." Owner changed the oil and still the car has not moved....

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Introduction

It's cheap. It's cheerful. And it was a deserved European Car of the Year 2004.

The first thing that strikes you is its cuteness. It's smaller and sweeter than it looks in pictures. You instantly want to like it. Get inside and the central knobs and switches panel is simply the best in any car at any price. It's a model of clarity and every single button falls instantly to hand. So does the neat little dash mounted gear lever.

Fiat Panda 1.1 Active 2004 Road Test

Fiat Panda Multijet diesel and 4x4 Road Test

Fiat Panda 100HP 2007 Road Test

Owners' reviews

4
Cheap
5
Car minimalism
5
No one makes small cars fun like Fiat do
5
Fun to drive,totally reliable and very economical.
3
An adequate and reasonably economical car for local journeys, but a little tiring for the longer run.
4
Great little run around
List Price from £9,970
Buy new from £7,349
Contract hire from £122.45 per month
 

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