AT A GLANCE

Herald Sun - Motoring - - USED CAR -

PEU­GEOT 207 2007-12

PRICE NEW $19,990-$28,990

PRICE NOW XR $3000-$10,500, XT $4500-$12,000 (wagon $5500-$8000), XE $6000-$9500, Spor­tium $6500$11,000, Out­door $8000-$13,000

SAFETY 5 stars

EN­GINE 1.4-litre 4-cyl, 55kW/120Nm and 65kW/133Nm; 1.6-litre 4-cyl, 88kW/160Nm; 1.6-litre 4-cyl turbo diesel, 80kW/240Nm and 82kW/270Nm

TRANS­MIS­SION 4-speed auto, 5-speed man, 6-speed man; FWD

THIRST 4.8L-7.0L/100km

BODY 3 or 5-door hatch, 4-door wagon

ALSO CON­SIDER VW POLO 2007-12

A great lit­tle car but be wary of oil use and du­al­clutch auto prob­lems. Pay $3500-$13,500

FORD FI­ESTA 2007-12

Also a great lit­tle car let down by dodgy du­al­clutch auto. Avoid. Pay $4000-$12,500

HYUNDAI i20 2010-12

Well built and re­li­able, a buyer. Avoid ex-ren­tals. Pay $6000-$11,000

COM­ING UP

Do you own or have you owned a Alfa Romeo MiTo? Share your ex­pe­ri­ence with other Cars­guide read­ers by send­ing your com­ments to Gra­ham Smith at grah.smith@big­pond.com or write to Cars­guide, PO Box 4245, Syd­ney, NSW 2010.

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