No they are on the GM/Fiat Small Car platform. The Panda is on the Fiat Mini platform, used on the Fiat 500 and a few other things like the Ford KA.
Shh, you’ll make the prices go up.
If you are buying from a major dealer they often include a few days of ‘drive away’ insurance. I am confident in saying that a deal involving an early 2000s Megane did not include this.
Not really. You add additional drivers on to your policy for the car. I have two policies covering two cars that allows me as the Main driver and the two other named drivers to use the car.
It’s a size above the Transit Connect/NV200 etc. I don’t think there are any others of a similar size sold in the US, but in the U.K. it’s one of the most popular sizes of van and there are many models to choose from . The Vito does tend to be on the higher price range, but if you are buying a bunch of them I’m sure… Read more
For comparison the Dacia Sandero that is somewhat related to this starts at £7995 ($10200ish) as an OTR price in the UK. That’s including all taxes & delivery bollocks that you seem to pay extra for. Less the 20% tax and first registration tax the base price is is about £6500 ($8300) for a comparison with US market… Read more
The requirements for the MOT are broadly the same, except not having to account for modifications. If it’s old enough it wouldn’t need an MOT, so that’s easy to pass.
For the supposed land of the free, US bureaucracy always seems amazing. California even more so.
Neutral: It’s still a Ducato so it can drive itself to the dealer to be repaired.