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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.4 16V Bohemia (80bhp) 5d (2007/07)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.4 16V Bohemia (80bhp) 5d (2007/07) - Owner Review

The 426 litre boot is great for moving large items.
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Richard Underwood on

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.4 16V Bohemia (80bhp) 5d (2007/07)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says that I am sensible, practical and appreciate good value.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
My dad likes it and wants one himself.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes but the mark two.

What are you likely to buy next?
Either a Fabia, Clio or Ibiza estate.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£2,650

When did you buy the car?
September 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
I got £200 off as there was no evidence that the cambelt had been changed.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I had a 2003 Fabia estate and wanted to replace it with a newer model.

What was the dealer like?
Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic. Also accomodating when I was running late and allowed me time to sell my old car privately.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It's set up more for comfort than performance and is quiet and refined on long journeys. The power is adequate, nothing more.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park due to short length and big side windows.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No

What's most practical about your car?
The 426 litre boot is great for moving large items.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Air conditioning is great in the hot weather.

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