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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V 2 5d (2009/09)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V 2 5d (2009/09) - Owner Review

Roomy for a small car.

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Nicola Mccallan on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Practical no frills motoring.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Think little of it now.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO - it has not lived up to its reputation for reliability. Skoda and dealer have been less than helpful.

What are you likely to buy next?
Not a Skoda.

Buying experience

3 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 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
Fair for age of car.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Quite pleasant in town but very high revs on motorway with a lot of road noise and now a whining gearbox.

What's it like to park?

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Immediately needed a new rear door lock, a new ball joint, a tyre replaced and new front brake pads. Now has a gear box problem with less than 60000 miles on clock.

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

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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