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Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2.0 FSI Ambiente 5d (2005/55)

Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2.0 FSI Ambiente 5d (2005/55) - Owner Review

Economical (60 mpg not hard to achieve)

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Review submitted by
Duncan Howorth on

Skoda Octavia Hatchback (04-12)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I'm dull but efficient and smart

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Wife doesnt like parking it

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes - I love the look and the acceleration

What are you likely to buy next?
Not sure

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?
July 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes it was a fair deal

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Old car had "had it"

What was the dealer like?
Dealer was good - fixed minor problem promptly

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Great - lovely acceleration with 2 litre diesel - nice to cruise, good cornering and road feel

What's it like to park?
Not so easy to judge exactly where the boot is when reversing - otherwise fine

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Not since I bought it

What's most practical about your car?
Economical (60 mpg not hard to achieve)

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
It beeps at you for all sorts of things

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