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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.4 TDI PD Classic (70 bhp) 5d (2006/56)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.4 TDI PD Classic (70 bhp) 5d (2006/56) - Owner Review

Plenty of room in an supermini sized estate.

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Review submitted by
Keith Cheetham on

Skoda Fabia Estate (01-07)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I buy a car to get me reliability/cheaply from A to B.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
We have since bought a further Fabia.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, apart from gearbox has been economical/reliable transport.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another later model Skoda Fabia TDI.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
November 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
Cheap for age/mileage, but had to travel to Southampton from Manchester.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Nice and relaxed due to broad torque spread.

What's it like to park?
Simple care of aftermarket rear parking sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Gearbox/clutch at 155K miles.

What's most practical about your car?
Plenty of room in an supermini sized estate.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise control.

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