Which small automatic is best - Fiesta or Fabia?

My wife is after a small petrol car with an automatic gear box. She test drove the Ford Fiesta with the PowerShift gearbox. She also drove the Skoda Fabia with the DSG 'box. Please advise if they are good automatic cars to buy?

Asked on 29 November 2016 by Mahesh

Answered by Honest John
The Fiesta Powershift is great to drive, but has had clutch pack problems. The Fabia is less great to drive and has had both clutch pack and Mechatronic problems. If buying new, better a Suzuki Baleno 1.0 Boosterjet 1.0 6-speed auto or a Mazda 1 1.5 6-speed auto.
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