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

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

The size. Roomy inside, good for prams, pushbikes and shopping, oh, and moving house.
5

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Review submitted by
Deborah Frith on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It has quiet style.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
My family are so impressed both my brother in law and sister have bought one on the strength of mine being so good.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definitely, it ticks all the boxes - does tons to the gallon as well as driving well, it looks sleek and cool.

What are you likely to buy next?
Possibly a Yeti.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,000

When did you buy the car?
March 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, low mileage and in mint condition.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted space, fuel economy and low tax.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Once you get it moving it goes very well. Comforable on long journeys. Wish it had a CD player though.

What's it like to park?
Very maneouvrable, no problem parking. You can see where it ends ok. Good visibility.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Needed a new timing belt from doing short journeys to work and a new steering pump, but apart from that, no problems. I've had it now 5 years and counting.

What's most practical about your car?
The size. Roomy inside, good for prams, pushbikes and shopping, oh, and moving house.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Folding back seats that make the boot big enough for my pushbike.

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