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Old 03-31-2006, 01:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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skoda fabia or peugeot 206 new???

i sold my bmw a few weeks back and im looking for a cheap hatchback to get me to work for now. i am looking at buying new and the cheapest cars i have found are the fiat palio, skoda fabia, and peugeot 206 base models. i am interested mainly in mechanical reliability bec parts are pretty damn expensive. which would you reccomend?
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Peugeot, although none of those are great options for long term reliability and high build quality.
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My roommate's dad has a Skoda and he loves it. I think it's been car of the year a couple of times in Eastern Europe. As far as I know, they're pretty reliable.
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build quality of the peugeot seems rather poor
this new fiat palio adventure is $15,000 but i have no idea how good it is

i guess i will know when i drive the peugeot and skoda but from people u know or personal experience what do u think?
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i sold my bmw a few weeks back and im looking for a cheap hatchback to get me to work for now. i am looking at buying new and the cheapest cars i have found are the fiat palio, skoda fabia, and peugeot 206 base models. i am interested mainly in mechanical reliability bec parts are pretty damn expensive. which would you reccomend?
which 206 you want , there is soo many you have 1.1 independance 3 door, 1.4 16v 3dr etc etc.. The 1.1 base model is a 3dr with a 1.1 litre @ 7,595 pounds with 60 bhp. But there quality and build is just as good as skoda.

i would take Skoda for the win due to becuase it was ranked 2nd out of 36 european car reviews. Plus there build quality is one of the best believe it or not.But then again theres so many models , the base of the base models is only 7,575 pounds, with a 1.2 litre petrol 5 door with 54 bhp.

i dont know about the Fiat palio, since its a new model that came out, but a Punto would fit your budget @ 7,595 pounds and has a 1.2 litre petrol 60 bhp, but i would get the diesel. it has good ratings.

theres soo much options , its hard to help, but you can get a general idea of prices.
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fabia is the 1.2 htp (65bhp) and the peugeot 206 is the 1.4 (75bhp)
both are gasoline and mechanic
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the base of the base models is only 7,575 pounds, with a 1.2 litre petrol 5 door with 54 bhp.
Ha, I looked at that and thought "Damn, that is a heavy car!" Of course I did figure it out but it made for an interesting double take. It's only a power to weight ratio of 1 hp to every 140 lbs.

Oh, I'd take the skoda. Last I checked the only thing holding them back in WRC is that they need better drivers.
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