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  • Summary

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What does this car say about you?

    A sucker for buying a car based on reputation.

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

    Looks stylish.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    NO. Over-priced. Unreliable and excessive pricing on parts.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Skoda Octavia. Had two previously with no problems whatsoever.

  • Buying experience

    2 out of 5 2.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    February 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?


    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Reputation for reliability and build quality. Good looks.

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Ok when it works. Excessive road/tyre noise.

    What's it like to park?


  • Living with it

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Where to start! Ignition coils replaced. Water pump replaced. Air conditioning compressor failed and replaced. Two accelerator pedal sensors failed and replaced. Exhaust sensor replaced. EPC wiring problems.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Easily towed when it breaks down!

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Sat Nav