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Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2.0 TDI PD Elegance 5d DSG (2006/06)

Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2.0 TDI PD Elegance 5d DSG (2006/06) - Owner Review

Huge luggage space, with hooks for shopping bags and cargo net. Lots of stowage space in the cabin too.
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Review submitted by
Les Lock on

Skoda Octavia Hatchback (04-12)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I'm not willing to pay for a VW.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everyone likes it so far.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, but only because I don't like buying the same thing over and over.

What are you likely to buy next?
That's too far in the future to say.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£17,000

When did you buy the car?
July 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
OK, nothing special. PX offer was a joke, but you know how it is when you want your new toy!

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Lower emissions than equivalent models from Ford/Vauxhall etc.

What was the dealer like?
Salesman tried to stitch us up with flat rate finance. Recently staff has turned over and dealership is much improved.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Pulls like a steam train when you floor it and produces just as much smoke. (no DPF on the DSG). Engine is noisy at idle.

What's it like to park?
Not bad. Parking sensors help.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Rear screen washer replaced under warranty.

What's most practical about your car?
Huge luggage space, with hooks for shopping bags and cargo net. Lots of stowage space in the cabin too.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Dual zone climate is handy.

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