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Old 21st December 2011, 19:49   #16
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Default Re: Skoda Superb : What a BLUNDER of positioning

I read all the reviews over here...

A 2005 model Superb is smiling at me with a cheap price tag...Go for it or ignore it?
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Old 21st December 2011, 23:30   #17
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A 6+ yr old Superb is Mighty Expensive to Maintain! That is something you really need to consider.
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I read all the reviews over here...

A 2005 model Superb is smiling at me with a cheap price tag...Go for it or ignore it?
My Take as a Skoda owner : Let it pass as maintenance cost will be very high and you have difficulty in getting spares. Go for a new one instead with 2+2 warranty! Skoda are launching a new variant of the Superb at prices starting 17.5 L ex-showroom (1.8 TSI manual).

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I was looking for a laura diesel automatic with the new crdi engine for around 15l but found a tempting deal , a 2009 superb petrol AT with 21k on odo for around 12-13 , shall i take the plunge ? my running is around 20-30kms per day
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Pretty sweet deal, can go for it in your running, expect ~7KMPL in city... but beware the 7 speed wet DSG on the Petrol is quite troubleprone and has a lot of complaints and field returns both in this forum and outside.

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I was looking for a laura diesel automatic with the new crdi engine for around 15l but found a tempting deal , a 2009 superb petrol AT with 21k on odo for around 12-13 , shall i take the plunge ? my running is around 20-30kms per day
I would stay away. 2009 is the first batch of superbs which had the 7 speed DSG failures.

The car you are looking might have a DSG box replaced already which you would need to find out. Never the less buying a used Superb DSG is always a risk especially since car will be out of warranty and the DSG costs upwards of a lakh.
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I would stay away. 2009 is the first batch of superbs which had the 7 speed DSG failures.

The car you are looking might have a DSG box replaced already which you would need to find out. Never the less buying a used Superb DSG is always a risk especially since car will be out of warranty and the DSG costs upwards of a lakh.
....or you budget the cost in the negotiation. Do get car checked at dealer and review service history
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Finalised the deal for 13l after getting the car totally checked , had some contacts in skoda so checked the service history Nd all turned out to be pretty good. Thank you all for the suggestions ! Just hoping that the car would be trouble free
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Finalised the deal for 13l after getting the car totally checked , had some contacts in skoda so checked the service history Nd all turned out to be pretty good. Thank you all for the suggestions ! Just hoping that the car would be trouble free
Ok I am in a similar slot - so before i take the plunge could you share your experience please - Thanks in Advance -(I am loooking at a 2009 AT Skoda Superb - Currently own a Octavaia L&K)
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