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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V Blueline 5d (2003/03)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V Blueline 5d (2003/03) - Owner Review

The fact it's a 5 door hatchback, should make an ideal van for runs to the DIY stores etc!

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Skoda Fabia Hatchback (00-07)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not bothered about brand image

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Missus likes it

Would you buy this car again and why?
Even after a such limited time with the car, I would certainly make Skoda my first port of call when looking for a car.

What are you likely to buy next?

Buying experience

4 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?
October 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
The salesman knocked £200 off the sticker price without me asking, full 12 month Skoda warranty (with RAC Breakdown) included and a good finance deal

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed a bigger car than the smart I was running, this was reasonably priced at a franchised dealer

What was the dealer like?
Not pushy at all no high pressure sales, no pressure to add extras such as paint protection.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
I'm shocked, I didn't think small cars could be like this. No engine or wind noise at speed, just a tiny bit of road roar. The seats are comfortable, precise steering, excellent visibility, good handling and a quality of ride that could be from a much bigger car.

What's it like to park?
No problems so far

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Started smelling of animals after owning it a couple of days, dealer allowed me to exchange it under their 30 day program, unfortunately no Fabias in at my price range

What's most practical about your car?
The fact it's a 5 door hatchback, should make an ideal van for runs to the DIY stores etc!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
That solid whumpf when you shut a door

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