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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD Sport 5d (2008/08)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD Sport 5d (2008/08) - Owner Review

It's a great little hatch, with a huge boot for it's class.
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Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm a bit different, not one of the crowd.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
The looks have made it a bit of a marmite car. Some love it, some hate it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Probably not. Found the whole experience with the purchase and now the countless issues I'm having with the garage too much of a headache to have with a car that is only 14 months old.

What are you likely to buy next?
Ford Focus.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£8,985

When did you buy the car?
February 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
Dealer would not budge on price, or extras, so probably not such a good deal.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I liked the way it looked, and was impressed by interior build quality.

What was the dealer like?
Atrocious. Found out after I bought the car that they were only interested in moving the metal.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good pick up, direct steering. A bit of roll in the corners, but comfortable.

What's it like to park?
Easy peasy!

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing Major, just the gremlins. Grating noise from NSF wheel, been in the garage 3 times, no fault found.

What's most practical about your car?
It's a great little hatch, with a huge boot for it's class.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Rear parking sensors.

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