Yugo 55 Review from Australia and New Zealand

1989 Yugo 55 a 1100 sohc

Year of manufacture1989
First year of ownership1993
Most recent year of ownership1996
Engine and transmission 1100 sohc Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.4 / 10
Distance when acquired30000 kilometres
Most recent distance130000 kilometres
Previous carFSO Polonez


A low cost, unique, reliable small car


Replaced two sets of tie rods and a steering ball joint.

Small spot of rust under the rear tail light.

Otherwise no problems over 100,000kms.

General Comments:

Sold it to a friend of a friend and apparently it's still running, must be near 200,000km by now!

A really cool reliable car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 27th June, 2000

6th May 2001, 02:36


I live in Australia and I have never seen a Yugo here, but I would like to own one as I have owned two in Europe!

Can you give me your e-mail address as I would like to contact you?

Average review marks: 7.4 / 10, based on 1 review