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Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1.8 20V SLXi 5d (1999/S)

Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1.8 20V SLXi 5d (1999/S) - Owner Review

Fine if you don't push it too hard round the corners.
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Skoda Octavia Hatchback (98-05)

Value

5 out of 5

As good as a Passat and thousands cheaper.

Costs

4 out of 5

Servicing prices reasonable, but a few niggly faults have cost me a couple of hundred to fix.

Driving

4 out of 5

Fine if you don't push it too hard round the corners.

Performance

4 out of 5

Rev happy engine, will cruise for hours at 100mph no problem.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Two sets of front discs in 30k miles, rear blake caliper seized, rear heater packed up, wipers seized.

Image

5 out of 5

The best kept secret there is!

Comfort

5 out of 5

Firm seats ideal for long jouneys. Not much space in back.

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Insurance group: 19

Security

5 out of 5

No one wants to nick a Skoda, fine by me.

Service

5 out of 5

Superb. They really do go the extra mile.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
-

Gearbox
-

Other
Fronts discs warped (twice), rear caliper seized, wipers seized, heated rear window broke.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes