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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V (69bhp) Special Edition 5d (2014/14)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V (69bhp) Special Edition 5d (2014/14) - Owner Review

Lots of interior room, more rear leg and head room than any other car in its class.
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Review submitted by
Paul Miller on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Cheapish no thrills everyday transport.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Popular with the elderly...

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, would want something with a bit more power and better looking.

What are you likely to buy next?
Undecided.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£8,995

When did you buy the car?
March 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
25% off list price due to it being a run out model.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
25% off list price due to it being a run out model.

What was the dealer like?
Fine, even got a full tank of petrol.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Ancient three cylinder 1.2 engine, ok for town driving but struggles on faster roads. 40MPG on average. Rides/handles ok.

What's it like to park?
Fine.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Original dash was out of alignment and replaced under warranty.

What's most practical about your car?
Lots of interior room, more rear leg and head room than any other car in its class.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Nothing really stands out.

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Insurance group: 5