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Skoda Fabia Estate 1.2 TSI SE L 5d (2015/65)

Skoda Fabia Estate 1.2 TSI SE L 5d (2015/65) - Owner Review

HUGE boot. Think of this car as an average hatchback with the luggage space of the next class up.
5

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Review submitted by
Matthew Checkley on

Skoda Fabia Estate (15 on)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I don't follow the crowd.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Slight badge snobbery from some, but dismissed when they've looked at it up close and know the price.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, I would go for something a bit bigger and possibly quicker.

What are you likely to buy next?
Skoda Octavia Estate VRS.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£16,500

When did you buy the car?
September 2015

Did you get a good deal and why?
Paid RRP due to ordering outside of their stock.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Exceeded my spec requirements for lowest price compared to competitors. 0%APR from Skoda Finance.

What was the dealer like?
Very friendly, although the garage itself was lacking modern style seen in other brands.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fairly quick when unloaded, have embarrassed a few Audis/BMWs. Feels well planted but can be a bit loud over potholes.

What's it like to park?
No trouble - rear parking sensors very good.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing

What's most practical about your car?
HUGE boot. Think of this car as an average hatchback with the luggage space of the next class up.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Android Auto - making inbuilt SatNavs redundant.

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