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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 16V Comfort 5d (2004/54)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 16V Comfort 5d (2004/54) - Owner Review

Small, cheap, sporty.

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Review submitted by
Ben Clarke on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Modest, uncompromised, subtle styling, sensible.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Very happy, comfortable, good looking, fun. Some badge snobbery, but why pay £2k more for the equivalent VW for its badge?

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, for value for money, practicality and performance. At the end of the day, is a VW polo, for £2k less! WIN.

What are you likely to buy next?
Same again/Fabia VRS?

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Performance; For a 1.4 goes like greased weasel wotsit.

What's it like to park?
Easy, good all round visibility.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
None as of yet, heavy on oil though, which according to main dealer mechanics is common throughout all 101bhp 1.4 16v engines.

What's most practical about your car?
Small, cheap, sporty.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Air con. as standard (i believe) is nice.

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