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Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD Ambiente SE (130bhp) 5d (2004/04)

Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD Ambiente SE (130bhp) 5d (2004/04) - Owner Review

Tidy, grippy handling. Steering firmer than 90/110 models due to wider rubber.
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Skoda Octavia Hatchback (98-05)

Value

5 out of 5

Ex-demonstration model 4.5k less than Golf at similar age. Good spec.

Costs

4 out of 5

Insurance /depreciation ok. 52-56 mpg - much better than equivalent Ford/Peugeot 130bhp offerings.

Driving

4 out of 5

Tidy, grippy handling. Steering firmer than 90/110 models due to wider rubber.

Performance

5 out of 5

Very torquey. Pulls very well in 4th/5th/6th. Effortless overtaking.

Reliability

4 out of 5

No problems.

Image

3 out of 5

Neutral. Only the ignorant scoff nowadays.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Good in front. Rear lacking in legroom for medium/large adults.

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Insurance group: 23

Security

4 out of 5

Deadlocks/immobiliser.

Service

4 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
N/A

Engine
N/A

Gearbox
N/A

Other
N/A

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