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Skoda has grown into a competitive automotive company throughout Europe since its development in the Czech Republic in 1895. Since 2000 it has been under the Volkswagen Group. After its short break of exporting to Australia, Skoda has been back here since 2007. Currently the Octavia, Fabia, Yeti and Superb are available. The Skoda Octavia is the highest selling model as a great family car.

Skoda Reviews

2016 Skoda Fabia Review

The 2016 Skoda Fabia has become more mature, better equipped and safer than ever before.

2016 Skoda Superb Review

The new-generation, and more upmarket, Skoda Superb improves on its predecessor in almost every way...

2015 Skoda Fabia Wagon review

The forthcoming Skoda Fabia wagon will offer maximum space for minimum money, making it a clever and cut-priced SUV alternative...

2015 Skoda Yeti 77TSI Active Review

The entry level Skoda Yeti 77TI Active still takes it right up to a troupe of newer small SUV rivals...

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Skoda Videos

Mazda CX-3 v Skoda Fabia Wagon Comparison Review

Read the article here. It may have only gone on sale at the start of this year, but the Mazda CX-3 has already become one of the default choices for people in market for a city-sized SUV. And there’s little wonder. It’s got the looks, it’s the perfect size, the price and right, and Mazda’s engineers seem to have the Midas touch...

Skoda Superb Estate - rain sensor demonstration

James parks his Skoda Superb Estate and accidentally leaves the windows down, and to make matters worse it’s about to rain. Luckily the Skoda rain sensor has it covered!

The Big Small Car Challenge - Skoda Rapid v Kia Cerato

Two of the most affordable small cars get thrown into three big challenges to see which hatchback can best tackle the urban grind.

Wagon v SUV : Best $40,000 pick for families

Australians buy many more SUV models than wagons - but are they the smartest option? We put the popular Honda CR-V to the load-lugging test against the Skoda Octavia wagon.

Skoda Comparisons

Mazda CX-3 v Skoda Fabia wagon : Comparison Review

Many of us at CarAdvice believe the Mazda CX-3 is the pick of the city-sized SUV bunch, and sales in its first six months on the market show it's a favourite among many new car shoppers too. It’s no secret the popularity of urban crossovers has exploded in Australia in recent times, with the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V and Nissan Qashqai becoming the default choice for buyers looking for a little more size for only a little bit of money...

Skoda Octavia Scout 135TDI v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison Review

The Skoda Octavia Scout arrived in March aiming to steal a slice of the all-terrain, all-wheel-drive premium wagon pie from Subaru Outback. A niche pie that the Outback has and continues to own in Australia, as demonstrated by recent record-breaking sales - despite the less-than-threatening opposition presented by rivals such as, well, Skoda’s own Superb 4x4 Outdoor...

Skoda Rapid v Kia Cerato : Comparison review

European cars are expensive, Korean cars are cheap. Well, that’s how the generalisation used to go at least. Yet here we have the new Skoda Rapid that, at $18,990, is the most affordable European small car on the market, and is actually $1000 cheaper than the South Korean-made Kia Cerato that falls just $10 beneath the crucial $20K barrier...

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Skoda News

2.1 million Audis, 1.2 million Skodas have Volkswagen emissions defeat device

Audi and Skoda have confirmed the extent to which the Volkswagen Group's emissions testing defeat device has been employed in their diesel vehicles. Reuters has been informed that 2.1 million Audi vehicles are powered by EA189 diesel engines that have the emissions testing defeat device on-board...

Skoda wants your dog to travel in style

Skoda has, rather adorably, released a line of genuine dog-friendly accessories across its Citigo, Fabia, Rapid, Octavia, Yeti and Superb line-up.  The range of four-legged-focused items includes a Backseat Protection mat that covers the back seat and protects it from hair and dirt. The surface is washable, and has a non-slip surface...

2016 Skoda models updated for Australia: New engines, new displays, Apple Carplay and Android Auto

Skoda has followed stablemate Volkswagen into announcing significant feature changes to its Australian range, introducing new equipment, new powertrains and new models. Model ranges blessed with an update this week include the small Rapid, the mid-sized Octavia, the high-riding Octavia Scout and the recently re-styled Yeti...

2016 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo confirmed for Australia

The 2016 Skoda Fabia range may have just launched locally, but the brand has now announced it will offer the new 2016 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo as the flagship variant next year. Michael Irmer, Skoda Australia director, told CarAdvice at the launch of the new-generation Fabia that the Monte Carlo will arrive in 2016...

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Skoda Owner Reviews

2014 Skoda Octavia Review

Most car fanatics like super cars, sporty coupes, brutal V8 sedans, well I like them all but I tend to salivate the most over.... wagons. My passion for performance wagons started thanks very much to Audi and their bonkers RS6 Avant models. The ability to carry the kids and half of Woolworths while at the same time scaring Porsches was just what the doctor ordered...

2015 Skoda Superb 125 TDI Elegance Review

Skoda Superb 2015 style edition is just the perfect car for the family :D I love it from the fist look , it is a magical car with a mid-range price.The reliabitily is great and the materials isn't cheap...

2011 Skoda Yeti 7 Tsi (4x2) Review

We bought our Dec 2011 Yeti in March 2012. It has now clocked up 73,000km. After two years a short occurred in the aircon condensers; fixed under warranty After three years there was a hesitation in the DSG gearbox; fixed under warranty. Engine miss found to be caused by tired spark plugs; $200 to replace...

2012 Skoda Superb 103 TDI Elegance Review

Purchased a zero kilometre demo 4x4 103 TDI Superb Elegance Combi (Wagon) in April 2012, the only extra was an extended 5 year warranty that the dealer threw in as the car had been registered and the original warranty started in December. Spent a fair bit of time wandering back and forth between the adjacent Audi and Skoda dealer and could not pick any difference between panel gaps in the Skoda and the Audi...

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