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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI Elegance 5d (AC) (2001/Y)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI Elegance 5d (AC) (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Fine drive, but steering is a bit dead.
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Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)

Value

5 out of 5

Good deal when purchased, less £1k + 20k servicing.

Costs

3 out of 5

Higher than thought. 60k-mile service is going to be £450.

Driving

3 out of 5

Fine drive, but steering is a bit dead.

Performance

4 out of 5

Surprises other drivers, but I would like a bit more power.

Reliability

2 out of 5

Never failed mechanically, but has lost lights/wipers and windows several times.

Image

4 out of 5

No problem.

Comfort

5 out of 5

Very comfortable heated seats good for a sore back - bonus.

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Insurance group: 12

Security

3 out of 5

So far, so good, but false alarms occasionally (boot sensor).

Service

1 out of 5

Poor. didn't fix suspension clunking/knocking/steering problem.

Problems

Bodywork
Leaking door seals. Rear wiper fell off.

Engine
-

Gearbox
-

Other
3x electric window switches, creaking dashboard etc etc.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No