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Fiat Croma 2005 review

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Overall towcar rating


Key information

  • Transmission: Manual
  • Year of manufacture: 2005
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 1.9litres
  • Solo fuel economy: 48 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 28 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1551 kg
  • Nose weight: 70 kg
  • Body type: Hatchback

Towcar summary

What's good?

150hp 236nm of torque

What's bad?

Fiat don't make it anymore

Would you recommend it?


Towing performance *****

How well does it tow?

Like a steam train, very stable and room for equipment in the boot.

Solo performance *****

What's it like without the caravan?

A good family car.

Reliability ****

Anything to look out for?

Designed with GM and is the Vectra C.
All faults have been GM parts but none for the last three years.

Practicality *****

Is it easy to live with?

A high seating position and plenty leg room.

Buying experience ****

Did you buy it new or used?


Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Like most dealerships. Give them 5 for trying.


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I had very similar experience with mine, until I could afford a 4x4.