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Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 TDI PD (80bhp) GreenLine 5d (2008/58)

Skoda Fabia Hatchback 1.4 TDI PD (80bhp) GreenLine 5d (2008/58) - Owner Review

Easily seats 4 adults, big boot. Very low fuel consumption.

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Review submitted by
Matthew Tuck on

Skoda Fabia Hatchback (07-14)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Just a little bit different, not to wild.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everybody has liked it so far.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Maybe, never had two cars the same in a row.

What are you likely to buy next?
This one has to last quite some time yet before I think about that

Buying experience

4 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 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
The dealer offered a good trade in price for my old car.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Skoda's excellent documented reliability and the very low fuel consumption, low road tax and good trade in price.

What was the dealer like?
Local dealer not part of a big chain, so had a friendly helpful attitude.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very Massey Ferguson when cold, you know its a 3 cylinder diesel. Suspension is smooth and despite the thinner wheels handling is fine. The high gearing needs getting used to but you soon adapt.

What's it like to park?
No different than anything else that shaped.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?

What's most practical about your car?
Easily seats 4 adults, big boot. Very low fuel consumption.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The digital climate control is excellent compared to the one in my old Peugeot. The 8 speaker Dance audio system has a good large screen and lots of info when using CD-MP3.

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