PRICE New$ 16,500-$20,000 Now Neo $6000-$15,000; Maxx $7000-$17,000; Genki $8500-$19,500 SAFETY 4-star ANCAP ENGINE 1.5-litre 4-cylinder, 82kW/141Nm
TRANSMISSION 4-speed auto, 5-speed man; FWD THIRST 7.0L/100km BODY 3-door hatch, 4-door sedan, 5-door hatch
others to consider
HYUNDAI GETZ 2003-11 Nothing flash but a great value-for-money proposition with low cost of ownership, good reliability, performance and fuel economy. Shouldn’t be overlooked.
Pay $5000-$14,500 3.5 stars
HONDA JAZZ 2002-11 Well built, strong performer, spacious cabin and good economy . . . all add up to a great little car but be wary of shuddering CVT.
Pay $5500-$17,500 3stars
FORD FIESTA 2004-11 Ford’s pursuit pursuit of of chassis chassis dynamics dynamics marks marks Fiesta Fiesta as as one one to to watch watch if if you you favour favour a a driver’s driver’s car. car. Solidly Solidly built, built, spacious, spacious, torquey torquey engine, engine, worth worth a a look. look. Pay Pay $7500-$18,000 $7500-$18,000 3stars 3stars
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