The new Panda has seen this vehicle grew up from its spotty teen years, and has come of age, to be one of the best all rounders on the market today, boasting improvements such as a roomier cabin and more equipment than its predecessor.
Thanks to this cars 4×4 all weather ability, combined with nimbleness and and satisfying efficiency this vehicle definitely appeals to the every day town commuter to the avid 4×4 enthusiast. Thanks to this vehicles 85bhp engine, combined with a 6 speed gearbox, this vehicle is able to to hit the 0-62 mph mark in just over 12 seconds, and hit a top speed of 104 mph, that may not pin you back to your seat, but it certainly is more than enough on our roads. You are also able to achieve around 58mpg depending on how you choose to drive this vehicle.
The equipment you get as standard is also quite impressive, this car features an electric differential locking device, hill hold capability which is a huge bonus for any car to have, alloy wheels, Bluetooth and controls on the steering wheel, start and stop, central locking plus much more make this vehicle very appealing and with a low insurance bracket, decent running costs compared to its rivals, and costing just over £15,000 you really can’t go far wrong, if you are looking for a grown up, yet cheerful every day 4×4. It’s not going to be something that you’re ploughing around off roading in any time soon, but despite the amount of stick the Panda gets from some, we think that this car strikes a nice, gentle balance between 4×4 passion and sensible everyday drive ability. Any owners of the new Panda, let us know what you think, and if you’ve had the guts to take it off the road, be sure to send us some pictures and we will post them for you!