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[YesAuto in-depth investigation] As Skoda’s entry-level compact car, Xinrui, which adopts a new design concept, has changed people’s previous impressions and perceptions of this brand. The rejuvenating changes have also made it capture the hearts of more consumers. . Next, let us invite three Xinrui car owners to see what they think about their car.

Owner's introduction

Mr. Duan, a mechanical engineer, is 35 years old this year. He bought this Skoda Xinrui in August 2013. His car has driven more than 30,000 kilometers today, the most among the three owners. As far as this Xinrui is concerned, Mr. Duan should have the most say.

Car selection experience

Mr. Duan also saw Xinrui’s two brothers, Jetta and Santana, when he bought the car, but because of the high prices of these two cars, he finally gave up. As for the Excelle (before the replacement) and Rena, the models are old and the technology is out of date. The reason for them.

Owner Comments

At the beginning, Skoda Xinrui was able to stand out from many models, mainly relying on the appearance and engine. Under Skoda's new design concept, Xinrui's styling has undergone a more youthful transformation, and Xinrui has more or less features compared to the “mock doll” design of Volkswagen models. In addition, the all-aluminum EA211 engine is also a point that Mr. Duan valued.

Since Mr. Duan bought a low-to-medium model, there are certain deficiencies in the configuration, but most of the problems can be solved by later installation, only the brakes on the front disc and the rear drum, and the lack of reading lights in the rear make Mr. Duan It was a headache, and in daily use, Mr. Duan also found that the car door swayed a lot when the door was closed, which was somewhat unexpected.

Fuel consumption and after-sales

Mr. Duan's car has traveled for more than 30,000 kilometers, and its fuel consumption is controlled at about 6L/100km, which is a reasonable price for a manual transmission car. In terms of after-sales maintenance, Mr. Duan’s Xin Rui has already maintained it five times, and the price is basically around 400 yuan each time. He is fairly satisfied with the service of the 4S shop.

Owner's summary

If evaluated on a hundred-point scale, Mr. Duan scored 80 points for his car. The 20 points were mainly deducted from the brakes on the front disc and the rear drum and the lack of rear anti-collision beams. Security cannot be sacrificed. As for power, space and fuel consumption, he personally is quite satisfied.

Owner's introduction

Mr. Qi, 32 years old this year, is a photographer. He bought this Skoda Xinrui in April 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Qi had been driving the old Jetta. Later, because the emissions could not meet the current national standards, he changed to the current one. Xin Rui. At present, this Xinrui has driven almost 20,000 kilometers. Next, let's take a look at Mr. Qi's car experience.

Car selection experience

Mr. Qi also paid attention to Volkswagen Jetta and Peugeot 301 when buying a car. He considered that he had driven Jetta before, so he finally gave up Jetta under the persuasion of his wife and turned his goal to Peugeot 301. However, he found out during the car inspection. Peugeot 301's interior tastes too big, and the engine is still made of cast iron. In the end, it chose Xin Rui, the brother of Jetta.

Owner Comments

In the process of buying a car, Mr. Qi did not have any special requirements for appearance, so Xin Rui's more modest look is just right for him. In daily use, Mr. Qi is full of praise for Xinrui's steering lighting system, reversing radar sensitivity and all-aluminum engine.

Of course, for this Xin Rui, Mr. Qi is not all beautiful words. In addition to some of the questions raised by Mr. Duan before, Mr. Qi also felt that the inner/outer loop lever style in Xinrui's car was too old to adapt to the current trend.

Unlike the first owner, Mr. Duan, the 1.4L manual smart selection purchased by Mr. Qi also has some advantages in terms of fuel consumption. Usually it can be maintained at about 5L/100km, which is a relatively gratifying result. Unfortunately, Mr. Qi’s car had some problems when it was just brought back. It was manifested as an abnormal noise in the right front suspension. After checking at the 4S shop, it was found that the damping spring was short when it left the factory. This made Mr. Qi very incomprehensible, and finally the problem was solved after replacing the new spring.

Owner's summary

Although there were quality problems after picking up the car, Mr. Qi still scored a high score of 85 points for his car. As for the deduction items, they are basically the same as Mr. Duan, mainly focusing on the lack of rear anti-collision beams and the front disc. Drum brakes and spring problems.

Owner's introduction

Mr. Ma is the youngest of the three car owners. He is 30 years old this year as a product manager. The Skoda Xin Rui was purchased in July 2014, and it has traveled 14,464 kilometers so far. Next, let us see what he thinks about his car.

Car selection experience

When choosing a car, Mr. Ma also looked at the Chevrolet Cruze and Honda Fengfan. Because the Cruze was about to be replaced, Mr. Ma, who didn’t want to buy the previous generation of products, turned his attention to Fengfan again, but he tried it personally and felt the space. A bit small, after several trade-offs, I finally chose Xin Rui.

Owner Comments

Mr. Ma is 183cm tall, so he has higher requirements for the space of the vehicle. Fortunately, the space Xin Rui can provide can fully satisfy him. Even when Mr. Ma is driving, the back row can still accommodate a person of similar height. Passengers, he was very satisfied with this.

For the sake of comfort, Mr. Ma added a set of the original front center armrest box in the 4S shop, but even the original accessories still have problems with the handbrake. In addition, the lack of a multi-function trip computer and the inability to put down the rear seats are also two problems that bother Mr. Ma. Fortunately, the former can be remedied by modification, but the latter is really helpless.

Fuel consumption and after-sales

The 1.6L Xinrui driven by Mr. Ma delivered a performance of 5.6L/100km in terms of fuel consumption, which was basically the same as Mr. Duan, and he himself was very satisfied. However, during the period when the car was just brought home, I always felt that the fuel pump of the vehicle was too noisy. After driving back to the 4S and comparing it with the test drive, it turned out to be the case. Finally, the 4S shop replaced Mr. Ma with a new fuel pump , The noise problem will be solved accordingly.

Owner's summary

For his car, Mr. Ma also gave a score of 80 points, of which 10 points were deducted for the quality of the product. For a joint venture brand model, Mr. Ma believes that it should be better in terms of quality. As for the other The 10 points are buckled in the rear seat and cannot be put down.

Full text summary

Through today’s interview, it is not difficult to see that the three car owners still affirmed this model of Skoda Xinrui. Its advantages in space and engine materials make the owners satisfied, and the front and rear drum brakes and rear seats Unable to put it down is their biggest dissatisfaction in use. If the new generation of models can improve these two points, I believe Xinrui's model can achieve greater success. (Photo/Text Car Home Li Weilong)