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Community Level 6JeffFromPo...


Skoda Fabia isn't Fab but ok for low mileage

AdvantagesGood road holding, reasonable performance

DisadvantagesVery Noisy, poorly equipped, basic interior

"...the latest was a diesel Skoda Fabia hatchback. It has the 1.4 TDi engine that has become almost ubiquitous in small diesels so it pulls away fairly well and the road holding is pretty good. The biggest failings are the disturbing levels of engine noise inside the car and the incredibly basic level of equipment. You won't believe it but he one I had did not have air con or remote central locking. For the first time in many years I actually had to ..." Read review

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Community Level 2monkeymitc...


Ambiente - Absolutely Fab!

AdvantagesLooks, MPG, Safety

DisadvantagesNone so far

"...proud owner of this car. The Skoda Fabia Ambiente 1.4 TDI 5dr Hatchback, in Cappucino. I will be honest and say that until last year I wouldn't have looked at a Skoda if you had paid me millions - well, maybe not millions, but I think you know what I mean! They had a lot of bad press many years ago if I recall. I know my dad once had a Lada and there wasn't much difference in the shame at the end of the night following the school disco if you got ..." Read review

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Community Level 1jole651


My favourite hatch

Advantagesgreat mileage, solid tank like build, road grip,features,durability


"...happened to stumble across a Skoda automobile showroom when out of the blue I saw the car I was always inquisitive to know about. One section of people were raving about the car and another section of the people did not even want to know about it after looking at the price of this hatch. But once i decided to try the car out , nothing could stop me from doing so. I entered the showroom and was greeted by group of salesmen.One of them told me something ..." Read review

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Community Level 1jaimin.gaj...


Skoda Fabia: Small, Affordable but less options for user

AdvantagesSmall, comparatively affordable in it's segment, high driver cabin, Bigger boot

DisadvantagesHeating problems, No proper arm supports, Not for motorways, Keeps breaking with clutch and brakes

"Skoda Fabia is a nice small car, mostly suited for small family or professionals for everyday commuting. Its comparatively affordable in it's segment and has some feel good factors like high driver cabin which gives a clear view ahead and good size boot. It's not everything good about this car. Certainly few things are vary inconvenient about this, no proper hand supports for driver and passengers, rear seat leg room is very less, engine heats up ..." Read review

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