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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V 1 5d (2008/58)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.2 12V 1 5d (2008/58) - Owner Review

It is very spacious inside, and the boot space can take a serious amount of luggage unlike many similarly-sized hatchbacks.
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Review submitted by
Terry Lawson on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I like practical cars. Form follows function etc.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like its interior space - and the bright colour gets noticed.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, because I like it and its great value for money.

What are you likely to buy next?
A similarly practical replacement.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£8,800

When did you buy the car?
September 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, and the dealer included remote locking at no extra charge.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted a small practical car. The Skoda Fabia was the best of a dozen or so small hire cars I had driven in the previous 12 months.

What was the dealer like?
Excellent.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The engine power is adequate. The steering is precise and the handling is predictable. I enjoy driving it.

What's it like to park?
Straightforward.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No - and I have driven it right across Europe !

What's most practical about your car?
It is very spacious inside, and the boot space can take a serious amount of luggage unlike many similarly-sized hatchbacks.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
I chose the Sprint Yellow colour option. Its a fun colour on a seriously practical little car.

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