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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.9 TDI Elegance 5d (AC) (2002/51)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.9 TDI Elegance 5d (AC) (2002/51) - Owner Review

Excellent drivers car, excels on the motorway cruise.
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Skoda Fabia Estate (01-07)

Value

5 out of 5

Compared to others in it's class, tremendous value for money.

Costs

5 out of 5

Cheap to run, low fuel costs & road tax servicing costs reasonable.

Driving

4 out of 5

Excellent drivers car, excels on the motorway cruise.

Performance

4 out of 5

Great mid range grunt, useful for overtaking.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Usual common Fabia faults, juat after purchase I replaced steering sensor with updated version, fixed leaking rear wash/wipe pipe, replaced brake light switch with updated version and it's been bullet proof ever since !

Image

3 out of 5

Improving as others realise it's not a Skoda of old but a VW in disguise ! :-)

Comfort

4 out of 5

I find it very comfortable, the heated seats are wonderful on cold winter days.

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Insurance group: 12

Security

3 out of 5

Factory alarm & immobiliser, coded CD/Radio, pretty much the norm for a modern car.

Service

4 out of 5

Do my own servicing but parts availability excellent !

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
-

Gearbox
-

Other
Some electrical parts needed updating & a screen wash hose separated (due to frost) & needed reconnecting, all known faults.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes