This Week’s Top Used Car: Skoda Superb
Details have been revealed on the New Skoda Superb which is all set to make its debut at the motor show in Geneva. The new model of the Superb is expected to go on sale in June and will be priced just under or around £20,000. If you have your heart set on buying a Skoda Superb, but that price is out of your budget, no worries. There are some excellent options and bargains available in the used car section of this website.
Why Should You Buy A Skoda Superb?
Details you need to know before you buy a Superb are that the ideal model of the Superb is the 1.6 TDL 105S GreenLine, the prices for which start at £13,500. The Superb is a well-equipped car and is spacious and reliable. It truly offers a lot for your money, giving you the space and quality of an executive car for the price of a family car. It is also very practical, with a spacey interior with room for 5 people and the boot is very spacious, especially if the rear seats are down.
What Model Is the Best?
The 1.6L Diesel engine model provides low running costs while giving an above average performance, with a claimed 67.3 mpg fuel economy and a CO2 emission of 109g/km. The S may be an entry-level trim, but it comes with many features such as cruise control, electric mirrors and doors and air con, along with a leather steering wheel.
What Prices Should Be Offered?
The Skoda Superb 2013 model with 20,000 miles on the clock should be affordable in a budget of about £14,000. If you are okay with older models, then the 1.6 TDI CR S Model of 2011 that has been run about 50,000 miles is available for £9,495.Some buyers may be looking for the more powerful and smoother 2.0 diesel engine. For the 2012 models that have been driven around 53,000 miles, prices start around £12,000 approximately.
Problems to Look Out For
Though the Superb is a reliable and well-built car, some things that you need to look out for before buying a used car. Some owners reported that the windscreen wipers stop working sue to broken wiring. Getting them fixed can be pricey, so make sure you check the wipers carefully. Another problem that owners found was with the electronic dashboard display, so make sure to check that as well. Also check the condition of the alloy wheels to confirm they have not corroded.
Another problem to check for is related to the memory function of the seat, to check if it is properly working. Some people have reported problems with it. Also check the rear light cluster for any signs of condensation before you buy the car. Between 2009 and 2011, there was a recall on Skoda Superb cars to repair a fuel leak in the 20.L models. Other models that were recalled by Skoda included the Yeti and the Octavia. A total of 1867 cars were recalled and then fixed.
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