How reliable is the Skoda Yeti?

My wife is thinking of buying a Skoda Yeti 1.2 TSI with a manual gearbox and wants a car for up to 10 years although the mileage will not be high at around 7000 miles annually. Probably looking at a 2015 registered model.

I have read that there have been quite a few low mileage problems, especially around the cam chain. I wanted to know if the engine was modified and if 2015 models are more reliable. Also any views on 10 year membership on small capacity engines with turbos?

Asked on 6 May 2016 by Just Jules

Answered by Honest John
The cabin cam 1.2TSI should have been replaced by the belt cam 1.2TSI by 2015. But Yetis generally have had a fairly high complaints record:
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