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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 Classic 5d (2000/W)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 Classic 5d (2000/W) - Owner Review

Pleasant enough to drive but could do with better brakes.
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Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)

Value

5 out of 5

Not expensive, with service and breakdown cover for 3 years.

Costs

4 out of 5

No service charges. Mpg is gradually improving.

Driving

3 out of 5

Pleasant enough to drive but could do with better brakes.

Performance

4 out of 5

Not very fast but good low-down torque from engine.

Reliability

4 out of 5

A couple of problems fixed under warranty.

Image

4 out of 5

VW connection improves image. It"s an attractive model anyway.

Comfort

5 out of 5

Masses of interior space and good driving position. Could do with air-con option (so should be a 4.5 rating).

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Insurance group: 5

Security

3 out of 5

Not an issue for me. Can"t open boot from outside which is a pain.

Service

5 out of 5

Excellent. Problems were fixed without a quibble.

Problems

Bodywork
Dark colour marks easily.

Engine
Warning light on dashboard came on. Dealer fixed ^^problem^^ but I have no idea what it was.

Gearbox
None.

Other
Steering rack replaced after it lost all fluid.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes