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Skoda Fabia vRS 1.4 TSI vRS Hatch 5d DSG (2012/62)

Skoda Fabia vRS 1.4 TSI vRS Hatch 5d DSG (2012/62) - Owner Review

Space, effortless driving and the sat-nav
5

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Review submitted by
Chris Johnson on

Skoda Fabia vRS (10-14)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Professional but fun.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Family love it

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yeah, Skoda have come a long way from what they used to be. Get a sense of quality but not punished through price.

What are you likely to buy next?
I like sporty hatchbacks so probably the same one or similar brand.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£13,995

When did you buy the car?
April 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Massive deal. Spec was extremely high for price. No other car with that spec, age and mileage was cheaper.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Price, spec, engine, brand.

What was the dealer like?
Efficient, drove away same day and with complimentary week's insurance.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Responsive, don't notice gearchange, sounds sporty, flappy paddle gearbox is great fun!

What's it like to park?
Easy as pie, especially with parking sensors.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing. Perfect.

What's most practical about your car?
Space, effortless driving and the sat-nav

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Armrest! And sat-nav, And iPhone integration. The trip computer is great too, shows MPG, etc

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