Skoda Fabia 1.0 TSI Monte Carlo 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £19,015What Car? Target Price£18,244
Review

The Skoda Fabia is a fine small car and incredible value for money if you choose carefully. We reckon the 1.0 TSI 95 in SE trim makes the most sense.

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Upgrades to Monte Carlo spec are purely cosmetic, but it costs quite a bit more. This is by far the sportiest-looking Fabia, but doesn't have any more power.

You're better off spending a bit extra on this turbocharged petrol engine over the entry-level 1.0 MPI. It has load more low-rev pull, so is better suited to B-roads and motorways, and generally just makes for a more relaxed driving experience. 


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.1 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

330

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

134

g/km

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