Skoda Felicia Reviews from Greece

1996 Skoda Felicia LX 1.3

Model year1996
Year of manufacture1996
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.3 / 10
Distance when acquired60000 kilometres
Most recent distance190000 kilometres

Summary:

Reliable car with a few minor problems

Faults:

The thermostat failed at least three times.

The fuel pump failed at 100000 km.

The new fuel pump failed again at 145000 km.

At 125000 km I had to replace the radiator because it was leaking.

At 132000km I had to replace the heater radiator because it was leaking.

General Comments:

Skoda felicia is a cheap car which worths every cent of the money I paid for it.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 17th October, 2005

1995 Skoda Felicia GLXi 1.3

Year of manufacture1995
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired40000 kilometres
Most recent distance90000 kilometres

Summary:

The perfect choice for tear and wear!

Faults:

The ventilation system consumes excessive amounts of energy and the generator cannot usually cope with it in traffic jam situations. The addition of air conditioning system made things even worse. However, the dealer added an extra switch enabling the driver to select outside air or circulation of the air inside the car. High risk of battery being used up when in traffic jam for more than 40 minutes.

Difficulty in setting the rear 1/3 seat in the upright position. It does not lock with ease.

High risk of stopping under rainy weather circumstances.

Manual steering makes parking a hard task. Body builders may find it easier.

Notified by the first owner that the headlights positioning adjustment system had been out of order from the very beginning (it is hydraulic).

General Comments:

This Skoda is my first car and as such didn't actually mind about buying a second hand car. Overall performance is quite satisfactory especially for commuters. Also very good behavior on highways. Perfect grip on the road and excellent response of the brake system (although non-ABS). Acceleration is quite acceptable for a 1.3L motor.

The interior is spacious, with comfortable seats even for all of the five passengers.

Would recommend it for all those looking for a car designed for tear and wear, with low running costs. A real workhorse!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 26th January, 2005

1995 Skoda Felicia GLXi 1.3

Year of manufacture1995
First year of ownership1995
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 2 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.6 / 10
Distance when acquired50 kilometres
Most recent distance130000 kilometres

Summary:

A cheap reliable transportation vehicle

Faults:

I have already two times change the suspension first one "Koni" and now "Bilstein".

Ventilation system seriously inadequate, it is really necessary an aircondition.

Motorway driving is quite noisy and the steering is quite heavy when parking.

I have discovered some rust in the inside lower right corner of the rear windscreen.

General Comments:

Generally a robust, hard wearing car in which Volkswagen's influence is obvious. It is certainly spacious, with a large luggage area and will comfortably seat five adults.

Very satisfied with the overall performance.

The car has proved to be very reliable and cheap transport.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 16th August, 2004

2000 Skoda Felicia GLX 1.3 MPI petrol

Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.3 MPI petrol Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance12250 kilometres
Previous carYugo 45

Summary:

This car gets a 10/10 score: overall/price

Faults:

Small failures on electrical circuits e.g. door lights.

The floor below the engine (engine cover) is lowered to make room for the air codition system compressor. This leads sometimes to striking this cover (e.g. when passing "pot-holes").

General Comments:

Although is has small problems, this car is good value as it's very economic.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 1st May, 2001

2000 Skoda Felicia GLXi Combi 1.3

Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.2 / 10
Distance when acquired16 kilometres
Most recent distance12500 kilometres
Previous carFiat Uno

Summary:

Best value for money

Faults:

Only the LH electric window a month after I bought it. Replaced by a Skoda dealer.

General Comments:

Very satisfied.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 6th January, 2001

Average review marks: 7.6 / 10, based on 5 reviews