Skoda Fabia 1.0 TSI Colour Edition 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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Skoda Fabia front cornering
  • Skoda Fabia front cornering
  • Skoda Fabia rear cornering
  • Skoda Fabia interior dashboard
  • Skoda Fabia boot open
  • Skoda Fabia infotainment touchscreen
  • Skoda Fabia right driving
  • Skoda Fabia front left driving
  • Skoda Fabia rear cornering
  • Skoda Fabia left static boot open
  • Skoda Fabia alloy wheel detail
  • Skoda Fabia interior front seats
  • Skoda Fabia interior back seats
  • Skoda Fabia interior steering wheel detail
  • Skoda Fabia interior climate controls
  • Skoda Fabia interior detail
  • Skoda Fabia front cornering
  • Skoda Fabia rear cornering
  • Skoda Fabia interior dashboard
  • Skoda Fabia boot open
  • Skoda Fabia infotainment touchscreen
  • Skoda Fabia right driving
  • Skoda Fabia front left driving
  • Skoda Fabia rear cornering
  • Skoda Fabia left static boot open
  • Skoda Fabia alloy wheel detail
  • Skoda Fabia interior front seats
  • Skoda Fabia interior back seats
  • Skoda Fabia interior steering wheel detail
  • Skoda Fabia interior climate controls
  • Skoda Fabia interior detail
RRP £21,080What Car? Target Price£20,020
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

The Skoda Fabia is practical, comfy and remains one of the best small cars on sale today. It's not as engaging to drive as the Seat Ibiza or as efficient as the Honda Jazz, but it’ll cost you less than the latter and still manages to be good in every area. A Renault Clio has a smarter interior, but if you’re after a new small car, it’s definitely worth including the Fabia on your shortlist. Our pick is the 1.0 95 TSI engine, while SE Comfort keeps costs down.

Opting for Colour Edition gets you jazzier looks, including 16in alloy wheels, privacy glass and door mirrors painted the same colour as the roof. You also get an 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system, keyless entry and a virtual cockpit digital display behind the steering wheel.

This turbocharged 1.0-litre petrol has 94bhp and can get the Fabia to 60mph in around 10.5sec. Okay, that's hardly going to set the world on fire, but acceleration is perfectly adequate for all types of driving. This is our favourite engine.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

380

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

114

g/km