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How much does car repairs cost for a Skoda?

The cost of car repairs depends on your car brand, model and engine but also on the type of repair you want to do on your Skoda. Also, depending on your location, the price of a car repair on your vehicle can vary.

Vehicle Repairs Dealer price (average) Saving

Skoda Fabia 1 Htp

1.2 litres

Spark plugs replacement £84.96 £72.80 14%

Skoda Fabia Ambiente 12v

1.2 litres

Rear shock absorber £224.73 £194.40 13%

Skoda Fabia Comfort 16v

1.4 litres

Brake pads £114.75 £99.00 14%

Skoda Fabia 1 Tdi

1.4 litres

Brake pads front £124.04 £105.12 15%

Skoda Citigo Monte Carlo

1.0 litres

Rear shock absorber £224.89 £181.80 19%

Skoda Citigo S 12v

1.0 litres

Alternator replacement £257.01 £214.00 17%

Skoda Citigo

1.0 litres

Car battery replacement £159.49 £127.90 20%

Skoda Fabia Ambiente 12v

1.2 litres

Air conditioning regas £62.61 £52.00 17%

Skoda Citigo S 12v

1.0 litres

Spark plugs replacement £85.44 £72.10 16%

Skoda Fabia Classic Tdi

1.4 litres

Timing belt replacement £329.09 £264.12 20%

Skoda Fabia Classic 1.2

1.2 litres

Brake pads front £123.28 £107.10 13%

Skoda Fabia Classic Htp

1.2 litres

Alternator replacement £233.31 £202.00 13%

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Cardiff

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and also its largest city. It’s also the 11th largest city in the UK and has an estimated population of 360,000.

A significant tourist destination, Cardiff has over 21million visitors a year and is host to landmarks such as the Principality Stadium, the Welsh National Museum, Cardiff Castle, the National History Museum at St Fagans, City Hall, the Welsh National War Memorial and many more.

Cardiff has a significant nightlife, seeing visitors flock to its many bars, pubs and clubs. Most are situated in the city centre around St Mary Street, Cardiff Bay, The Brewery Quarter and Charles Street.

The most popular cars in Cardiff

The UK’s best selling car, the Ford Fiesta, is estimated to be the most popular car in Cardiff, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, Volkswagen Golf, Nissan Qashqai and the Kia Sportage.

Vehicle numbers in Cardiff

There are approximately 180,000 licensed vehicles in the Newham area, with some of the most popular models including the Mini, Vauxhall Corsa and the Ford Focus.

Find a Fixter garage in Cardiff today

There are a total of 26 Fixter garages in the Cardiff area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Cardiff area:

- CF24: Cathays, Cardiff, Wales

Skoda

Skoda Auto is a Czech automobile manufacturer originally founded in 1895 as Laurin & Klement. In 1925 Laurin & Klement was acquired by the industrial conglomerate Skoda Works, which itself became state-owned in 1948.

In 2000 Skoda became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group.

How popular is Skoda in the United Kingdom?

Skoda’s growing success has been down to strong support from its parent VW Group and its credibility as a mainstream supplier of great value sensible cars.

The number of Skoda cars on the road in the UK has grown consistently over the past 20 years to over 740k and rising.

Great value, solid, sensible motoring

With models so closely related to those of Volkswagen, Audi and Seat, it’s no surprise that the mechanics behind Skoda’s straightforward range of practical town and city cars has proven so reliable and increased in popularity over time.

They deliver models from city car to saloon, and as you’d expect in today’s market, there’s a couple of SUV models thrown in to complete the set.

Skoda supply an abundance of choice and trim for differing budgets

There are a plethora of trim levels available for every model—and that’s not forgetting Skoda’s entry into the electric car market too.

The Skoda Citigoe iV

Skoda’s 4-seater city car electric model is powered exclusively by a 36.8kWh lithium-ion battery allowing for a range of 265km. With zero emissions and compact dimensions, the Cititgoe iV is the ideal city car, taking into account its practical interior storage, nimble footprint and ecological performance.

Skoda’s reliability and reputation

Skoda ranked 7th place out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018.

Given that most of the marques to make the top 10 were Japanese or Asian manufacturers, it’s quite an achievement for this budget brand to attain such a high rank and efficiency score—only 2.1% behind the number one spot (Suzuki: 97.7% efficient).

Recent Skoda recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on Skoda models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

17/05/2019 – Skoda Karoq (2018)

The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat

15/02/2019 – Skoda Octavia and Skoda Karoq (2018)

The fitting of the headrest in the rear seat’s backrest may be defective

02/03/2018 – Skoda Karoq (2017)

In the event of the curtain airbag being deployed, parts of the covering of the A-pillar could break off

09/02/2018 – Skoda Citigo (2017)

The towing eye fitted to the vehicle may be defective

26/01/2018 – Skoda Octavia and Skoda Superb (2017)

The strength of the rear wheel bearing housing may be insufficient

14/07/2017 – Skoda Octavia (2008–2009)

A thermal overload can lead to an insufficient earth connection and interrupt the current flow to components int eh ABS/ESC control unit

15/04/2017 – Skoda Superb (2016)

Due to abnormalities in the chemical composition of the initiating device, the seat belt tensioner on the passenger seats may fail to trigger in the event of an accident

19/11/2016 – Skoda Citigo (2016)

The front panel of the sunroof may become detached on account of inadequate bonding and may fall on to the road

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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