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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.9 TDI PD 3 5d (2008/58)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.9 TDI PD 3 5d (2008/58) - Owner Review

Huge boot-bigger than an Audi A4 estate my neighbour has.

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Review submitted by
David Rose on

Skoda Fabia Estate (08-14)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I don't need a badge to feel good about myself :-)

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Despite obvious jokes about the badge, they really like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes-it does exactly what is says on the tin.

What are you likely to buy next?
At this rate, another Skoda although I have my eye on an a more sporty Ocatvia Vrs estate!

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
October 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Excellent deal. They beat a well known internet broker including the extras I specified. I saved £2000 on list price.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I needed a car that had a big boot but small enough for tight country lanes, was cheap to run and would be reliable.

What was the dealer like?
Very good. Hassle free, nice to deal with and keen to to a deal and keep my custom for the future.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very comfortable and handles better than I had expected for an estate on the twisty stuff, making it a reasonably fun drive.

What's it like to park?
Very easy as it has standard reversing sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Absolutely nothing.

What's most practical about your car?
Huge boot-bigger than an Audi A4 estate my neighbour has.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
ESP-Glad i specified it as an option as its already saved me from a crash!!

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