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Skoda Octavia Estate 1.9 TDI PD Elegance 5d (2006/56)

Skoda Octavia Estate 1.9 TDI PD Elegance 5d (2006/56) - Owner Review

Space for all the family, five of us. Plenty of boot space for dog and gardening equipment, not that they are usually in there at the same time.
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Skoda Octavia Estate (05-13)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not too flash on the outside.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
I think they like it, they know I do.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, but would be the Greenline version next as my model has now been discontinued. I don't mind though as they are even better on fuel.

What are you likely to buy next?
At the moment probably another Skoda estate.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,700

When did you buy the car?
December 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
Same spec car was £800 cheaper than main dealer and was open on a Sunday when main dealer was closed.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Had been looking for this model to replace a very tired Fiat Stilo.

What was the dealer like?
Very good, no pressure sale. Just gave me the keys to have a look round the car and start it up. Also gave me the price I thought the Fiat was worth in p/ex.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Great, plenty of power even with the smaller engine and 5 speed box. Very economical to run and cheap to tax and insure.

What's it like to park?
Great, even though it's a fairly big car, it's very easy to fit in any parking space.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No, just had routine servicing.

What's most practical about your car?
Space for all the family, five of us. Plenty of boot space for dog and gardening equipment, not that they are usually in there at the same time.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Just a high spec model with great standard features.

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