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FIAT Panda (2004–2012)

Last updated 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019

Report of failure of plastic waterpump housing on 1,242cc 2011 FIRE engined FIAT Panda.

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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 £10,080
Buy new from £7,758
Contract hire from £122.45 per month
 

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