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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.2 12V SE 5d (2011/11)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.2 12V SE 5d (2011/11) - Owner Review

Folding key fob, Boot space and boot pockets, clutch foot rest. Smooth gear change.
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Review submitted by
Sanchia Douglas on

Skoda Fabia Estate (08-14)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Sensible

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Boring and sensible.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, reputation and Parker's write up!

What are you likely to buy next?
Skoda fabia 1.2l se hatchback, priced out the market for estate or yeti!

Buying experience

4 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,600

When did you buy the car?
June 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, cash to my partner, based on price from 'we buy any car’.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Hear say a good car.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Solid heavy vehicle, smooth gear change. Enough / ample torque for small car {1.2l).

What's it like to park?
Manoeuvres good. Bonnet can be deceptively long.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Only wear and tear Although X2 replacement front brake discs, at 12k & 30k & rear drum brakes cease up real soon if handbrake used ever, and / or wind changes direction.

What's most practical about your car?
Folding key fob, Boot space and boot pockets, clutch foot rest. Smooth gear change.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Auto window wipe on reversing, parking ticket clip on windscreen.

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