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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V SE 5d (2010/60)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V SE 5d (2010/60) - Owner Review

5 doors.
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Review submitted by
Stuart Pratt on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Slightly old fashioned image. Sensible but not inspiring. Utilitarian.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Not interesting enough to provoke comments or discussion.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Probably not.

What are you likely to buy next?
Renault clio or Peugeot.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£9,500

When did you buy the car?
September 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
Free vat offer.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Economy, reliability.

What was the dealer like?
Very good, friendly and professional but not pushy.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Struggles on hills, ride is quite firm but goes round corners well. Drivers seat ok for short journeys but not so comfortable on longer ones.

What's it like to park?
Easy, good visibility and turning circle.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Knocks from suspension, passenger door lock failed.

What's most practical about your car?
5 doors.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Good quality radio, connection for I-pod.

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