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  • Summary

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That i couldnt afford a golf estate,which is true.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    That i have made a good choice,but half the village have skodas

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Poss,but NOT a 1.6 petrol mabey a 2.0 diesel.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Wont be a new car again as the depreation was horrific on this car,

  • Buying experience

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    August 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Got a fair price for my old golf,thats about it

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    My old golf was done and i needed a big boot

    What was the dealer like?

    Hopless,had to deal direct with Skoda uk.

  • Driving it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What's it like to drive?

    For a basic car the road holding is superb on b roads, will curise all day at 80mph on motorways,But the 1.6 engine is guttless and slow,best to be avoided

    What's it like to park?

    No probs here.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Rear wiper motor burned out after 2 monts,The reves go up in between gear changes in slow moving traffic.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Large boot

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Like the one touch key fob to put the windows up or down,Stacking cd in boot is a nice touch but never been used,and heated door mirrors