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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That I like modern, value for money motors of medium size and that I am not badge orientated.

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

    That it is a car that they might like to own.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, it ticks most of my boxes, has been reliable and economical.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    New version of the Octavia estate.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    November 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Part exchanged previous car and was offered a good exchange price.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Wanted an estate and Soda reputation plus spec. offered ticked most of my boxes.

    What was the dealer like?

    Pleasant, plain spoken and did not offer any silly sales talk. My kind of sales person.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Simple, straightforward and comfortable with no unusual traits.

    What's it like to park?

    Fairly easy, reversing sensors do help.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Nothing at all.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Space, drive ability and economy.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Reversing sensors.