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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Don'k know.

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

    All say they like it.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Absolutely, though I intend to hold onto this one for a while.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Probably another Skoda.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    May 2015

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Got a year's warranty and breakdown.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I wanted 4wd but not a traditional off-roader.

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Relaxing, really comfortable, rides well and plenty of grunt when needed. Tows a caravan beautifully.

    What's it like to park?

    Relatively easy, rear parking sensors help and has a good lock and turning circle.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Rubber damping coupling for the Haldex was replaced when I bought it. I replaced the standard stream radio with an aftermarket unit, as it was pretty poor.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The sheer size of the boot, even the missus can't fill it!

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Has to be the optional xenon headlights, a must have for any car.