Review: Skoda Fabia (2000 – 2007)
Practical, well-built hatch, reasonably enjoyable and easy to drive. Owners love them. Good value.
Mundane and characterless inside. Boot has a high loading lip. Early ones have a lap belt only for the middle rear seat.
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Skoda Fabia (2000 – 2007): At A Glance
- On average it achieves 97% of the official MPG figure
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