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Just Keeps Going.....and Going...and Going — Had one of these for over 6 years got it because it was the only thing I could afford going to uni. Had it in flame red too so literally stood out like a sore thumb! That being said drove like a big go-kart and never left me stranded.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Will get you to the ends of the earth and never miss a beat.

Cons: Not exactly butch if your a young male

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A Good Cheap Car — a good car with little potentials, very good for town and smmall vacations in near islands or villages such as patra and kiklades. happy inside with good grip and fun to drive in small turns a very good car and cheap

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun to drive

Cons: very small

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My First Car, And A Good Little Car! — Excelent first car which I would recommend to anyone! Performance seemed pretty good at the time, though in retrospect having had a Type R im sure it would seem pretty aweful now. Reliability was average - stuff went wrong with it towards the end, and it went a bit rusty, but cheap and chearful it was.

Pros: Funky little car, which I pimped with alloys, tints, exhaust, rear clusters, induction kit, and a decent stero. Thank god I got it out of my system on my first car! :P
Performance which certainly surprised one or two Corsa boys in its time.

Cons: Reliability went a bit awry as it approached 60k, when I sold it.
Girly image!!!

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Does What It Says On The Tin — It's showing it's age now and is a trypical Ford rust bucket but the design hasn't really changed since it was introduced (if it's not broken, don't fix it). It's nippy again with a smooth ride. I'd liked to have had power steering but you only notice that when parking.

Pros: Hasn't aged

Cons: Rusty

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A Very Good Car With Loads Of Room Upfront! — This was my second ever car at 19 and was 4 years old. It feels like a big car up front and drives incredibley well. The rear room was pokey but good enough for a few pals when popping out. A great first car that is fun to drive!

Pros: 12 year old design still fresh! Great to drive.

Cons: Dated, plastic interior. Cramped rear

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Not Expensive, Easy To Drive — cheap,easy,enough space inside,quick acceleration,air condition,you can open back windows

Pros: brakes

Cons: luggage space, brakes

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Ford Ka — Nice runaround for new drivers. Quite nippy compared to competition, and insurance group 2

Pros: Cheap to run/insure
Looks better than micras etc.
What little power it has comes in at lower revs than opposion cars so you don't have to go rev-crazy

Cons: Expensive for its age/type
Often called a girls car

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Ford Ka 1 — I loved this car! it was fairly quick for a 1.3, mainly because of the incredible handling. Sadly this car came to an abrupt end when it was rolled into a couple of trees and closed a road for 3 hours.. at rush hour... Still, it was great for autotesting (before it was written off), just not so good at autocross where I managed to rip the power steering pump off it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: a total laugh to drive

Cons: don't carry passengers

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I Love It, Its Brill — i love my car, it is modified so it looks awsome. The performance is good, it is quick off the line and getting to speed. it is cheap to own and to run all round brill car for a first car, 2 thumbs up :)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: cheap to run

Cons: every other ka looks rubbish

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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Ford Ka Reviews

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Get Into The Ka? By Simone

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2006 Ford Ka Reviews

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2005 Ford Ka Reviews

Good To Drive ! By Alex

STARTER MOTOR PLAYING UP but love the drive lol , over al its great never missed a beat until our starter problem , the cer still drives and drives great when it is finaly running , over all its a 5 o... Read More

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2004 Ford Ka Reviews

I Love It! By Fiona

its a Sportka 1.6 i love it its nippy and quick. Engine is very responsive. I love the full leather interior too. electric goodies galore too!! and a lovely body kit as standard. good to stand out in ... Read More

My Streetka Rocks! By Sharon

Not the fastest car in the world, but hey who cares, in the 3 days of british summer we get, its great to get ur top down :) Car loves to drink tho and she's not a cheap date, i only get like 24mpg! B... Read More

2003 Ford Ka Reviews

Ford Ka By Sam

a small car, but in hindsight fun to drive, although possibly due to driving style was fairly unreliable. On the whole poor performance, for the age build quality was reasonable, with it being secon... Read More

The Ka Will Make You Happy! By David

I went to buy a Mondeo but for some reason the Dealer talked me into buying a little Ka. I don't regret that at all! This is only a 1.3 so it is not a fast as my old car. It is quite nippy at lower ... Read More

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