1989 Fiat Tempra DGT 1.6 from UK and Ireland
High performance - bad investment
Front shock absorber broke (really broke).
4 fuel pumps broke.
Lots of water leakage to the driver compartment - and therefore electric shortcuts.
AC unit (inside the dashboard) rotten.
Head gasket blow at 160000km.
Head was renewed 3 times.
2 electric locks not functioning.
Suspension system had to be totally renewed.
Gear handle carrier broke twice.
Digiplex sensors were replaced twice - very expensive, and disables the car.
Very good road grip.
Excellent suspension system.
Very comfortable driving position.
Lots of power for an 1.6 liter engine (from those years).
Excellent steering system.
A ratio of 3:1 for driving / repair time.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 26th February, 2001