Skoda Fabia Car Reviews

Skoda Fabia small estate car is possibly the most significant offering in this range. Fabia is more accommodating and versatile than its hatchback and saloon relatives, and still offers a good driving experience.

Price Range: £-1 - £-1
Insurance Groups: N/A - N/A
MPG Range: N/A - N/A
Score: 4/5
Spacious
Good drive
Reliable
Struggles against rivals
Standard safety features limited
Refinement

Latest Skoda Fabia Car Reviews:

Skoda Fabia S 1.2 6v 60ps 5dr - March 2012
The Skoda Fabia S 1.2 6v 60ps 5dr is one of the largest cars in its class. It maintains Skoda ride quality, providing a comfortable ride on most road surfaces. An eager petrol engine means you get ...
Skoda Fabia S 1.2 12v 69ps 5dr - February 2012
The Fabia is spacious and accommodates four adults very comfortably. It’s well made, but sadly its interior is disappointingly dull. While it offers decent value for money and it’s a good, comforta...
Skoda Fabia S 1.6 TDI CR 75ps 5dr - March 2012
For those looking for a car which delivers decent levels of performance alongside economical benefits, the Skoda Fabia S 1.6 TDI CR 75ps 5dr could be a great option. Whilst acceleration is a little...
Skoda Fabia SE 1.2 TSI 86ps 5dr - March 2012
The Skoda Fabia has been on the market for a few years now, and many of its younger rivals have beaten it in terms of handling and fuel efficiency, but the Fabia is still a good car on the whole. ...
Skoda Fabia SE Plus 1.2 TSI 105ps DSG 5dr - March 2012
For those looking for a car which delivers decent levels of performance alongside good levels of interior comfort, the Skoda Fabia SE Plus 1.2 TSI 105ps DSG could be the ideal car. The top speed an...

Skoda Fabia Overview

The current Fabia’s engines range from a 1.2 to a 1.6 litre and offer a fuel economy which ranges from 38.0mpg to 83.0mpg depending on the engine.

The Fabia is perfect for running around town and navigating busy city streets. The car’s diesel variant offers good fuel economy and makes good sense. The car is spacious and offers practical load space. The Fabia will face stiff competition but has a lot to offer buyers.

Background

The Skoda Fabia is a small family car that was put into production in 1999 and has been produced in 2 generations.

The original Fabia, the Fabia Mk1, was produced from 1999 to 2007 and was originally available as a hatchback, a saloon or an estate. It was received well in the UK and was named the What Car? “Car of the Year” in 2000. In 2005 the Mk1  received a facelift resulting in a changed grille, different rear lights, revised specification levels and a new steering wheel. A sport model was also added.

The second generation model, the Mk2 was introduced in 2007, and drawing on inspiration from the Skoda Roomster, the Mk2 is larger than the Mk1. The Mk2 is the Skoda which was made famous in the UK by its advertising campaign which feature the Fabia being created in cake form.

The Mk2 Fabia was given a facelift in 2010 and the engine line-up was updated, offering much more economical engines.

Summary

The company's Fabia supermini is testimony to the company’s ability. The small Fabia provides good levels of reliability and a decent ride for a car of this size. The car enjoys a loyal following due largely to its practicality, decent driving experience, and affordable price.

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