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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V Comfort (64bhp) 5d (2003/53)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V Comfort (64bhp) 5d (2003/53) - Owner Review

Good size for a small car.
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Review submitted by
David J Taylor on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
-

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Some still laugh

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not sure, worried about the ECU coming back on.

What are you likely to buy next?
The new Fabia is out soon but next time I might test drive a few cars.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£7,500

When did you buy the car?
May 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
This is my second review 18 months on. It arrived on site while I was getting out of my old car, should have got abit more of the price. It was a hire car for it's first 18 months with a few scratches on the door which I did not notice until I found an old checklist from the hire firm showing where they were.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I had a Seat Ibiza with the same engine.

What was the dealer like?
Ok, I was the first client for the salesman so he was a bit slow at sorting out the paper work etc etc.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
For a small engine it is very good.

What's it like to park?
Ok.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
ECU light has come on a few times, needed to replace CAT and water getting into the back seats

What's most practical about your car?
Good size for a small car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Doors lock as soon as you drive off.

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