Fast, well equiped, good looking, but badly built hot hatch
-Drivers electric window didn't work from new.
-Tailpipe heat-shield dropped from new.
-Wheel alignment seriously out from new.
-Leaking header tank after 2 weeks.
-Cup holders loose after 3 weeks.
-Spoiler loose (possibly broken fasteners from new).
-Tailpipe heat-shield dropped a second time after 5-6 weeks.
-Gear-knob became loose after 5-6 weeks.
-Another water leak after 5-6 weeks.
-Boots strut fell off after 6 weeks.
+Car is exceptionally quick for 1.6
+Suspension set up is superb
+6 speed is a joy to use
+Excellent xenon lights and dash lights
+Looks great (and sounds great too!)
+Excellent sound system.
-Crappy built quality
-Car constantly in the dealer (every single week since I bought the car 8 weeks ago)
-Poor dealer service
-Car has been in dealer 9 days now because they can't find a clip/bolt/screw to fasten the spoiler on.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 10th October, 2002