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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI Comfort 5d (2003/53)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI Comfort 5d (2003/53) - Owner Review

Economy off a shovel....

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Review submitted by
Carol Maisey on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Sensible with a need for speed.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Apart from the odd standard Skoda joke they all like it and can see the appeal.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes deffinately.

What are you likely to buy next?
VRS version, the need for speed hasn't been satisfied, yet.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
December 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
I went to a car supermarket and got a TDI for the same price a dealer was selling a 1.4 Petrol.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Write ups in auto magazines and I liked it, then got the TDI a lot cheaper than 1st thought.

What was the dealer like?
Quick efficient and pleasant. None of the flannel you get from a dealer.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Permanent smile on my face and my fella likes it too. Responsive acceleration when required.

What's it like to park?

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Wiring fault, took 3 weeks to find exact piece but was till under warranty.

What's most practical about your car?
Economy off a shovel....

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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