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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Practical, stylish and not a badge snob.

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

    They think it is great.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes - because it is excellent value, meets my needs and is stylish & reliable.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    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?

    April 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Achieved £5k off list price by buying via CarQuake broker.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Excellent spec & good value. Skoda badge of quality & reliability.

    What was the dealer like?

    Very good - excellent service.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Excellent - good performance and sure-footed handling.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy - especially as has rear parking sensors as standard.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Not really - has been very reliable. Driver's seat outer bolster has compressed with relatively high mileage (62k miles over 3 years).

    What's most practical about your car?

    Load space.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Xenon AFS headlights & heated front seats.