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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 a part of the Volkswagen Group. After a short break from exporting to Australia, Skoda returned to our shores in 2007. The local line-up is made up of the Octavia, Fabia, Yeti, Superb and Rapid Spaceback. The Skoda Octavia is the brand's highest selling model in Australia.

Skoda Reviews

2016 Skoda Superb 162TSI review

Skoda's Superb has hardly put a wheel wrong since its launch in Australia. Now it has the style to match the substance, while still retaining all the solid points that make it such an impressive large sedan.

2017 Skoda Fabia 81TSI review

Dave jumps into the 2017 Skoda Fabia 81TSI to find out if it's got enough refinement, style, and funkiness to impress buyers...

2017 Skoda Octavia RS review

The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS is a grown-up alternative to the sports car set. It just also happens to be really fun.

2017 Skoda Kodiaq review

The Skoda Kodiaq is the Czech brand's first seven-seater. Is it 'simply clever', or something more?

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Skoda Videos

2017 Skoda Octavia RS230 review

Read the full article here. The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS230 finishes off what is, without doubt, one of the most practical, family-friendly and sporty ranges on the market today. The Octavia RS is the quirky Czech brand's best-selling model. Not just in the Octavia range, but in general. More people know Skoda for the Octavia RS than anything else...

2017 Skoda Kodiaq first drive review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/500633/2017-skoda-kodiaq-review/ Skoda have joined the seven-seat SUV squad with the 2017 Kodiaq. The AWD SUV is based on the same architecture as the Superb and Octavia and is sized somewhere between the two. The car offers some 30 'clever' features and class leading space to help it perform as a practical family car...

2017 Skoda Kodiaq Door Protectors - 2016 Paris Motor Show

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2017 Skoda Kodiaq - 2016 Paris Motor Show

The seven-seat Kodiaq brings a new challenger to a highly contested segment. There's plenty of clever features and expect a variety of engines and trim grades when it arrives in Australia in 2017. MORE: Kodiaq seven-seater here August next year MORE: all Skoda news and reviews...

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Skoda Comparisons

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better contenders against each other, one a new kid on the block and the other a well-established leader of the pack. They are the newly launched Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo — a niche player known by relatively few — and the well-loved Mazda 2 Genki, consistently one of the top sellers in this class...

Luxury sedan comparison part one: Hyundai Genesis v Jaguar XF v Infiniti Q70 v Lexus GS v Skoda Superb

What is luxury? Is it power? Is it control? Is it desirability? All-out plushness? Or just space? Is it a combination of all of those things? And if it is a combination, to what degree does cost and inclusions play a part in determining the luxuriousness of a car? That's what this test aims to find out: we have five sedans here that have some or perhaps all of those aspects covered, though none of them are the usual suspects from Germany...

Skoda Octavia RS v Subaru Levorg 2.0GT Comparison

An internal email recently did the rounds asking the entire CarAdvice editorial team to discuss daily-drivers we’d love, but which aren’t produced. The answers to this straw poll revealed a surprising penchant for hotted-up wagons that combine loading space, cool design and spunky performance...

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Skoda News

Skoda Kodiaq RS on the way, but sub-Octavia RS models won't happen

The Skoda Kodiaq RS, a hot version of Skoda's largest car to date, is on the way, although it's not clear when it will make its debut. Christian Strube, head of research and development at Skoda, confirmed in a chat with Evo that the Czech company will produce a performance version of the new Kodiaq crossover, which will, as expected, wear RS branding...

Volkswagen cops fines, charges, arrest in Dieselgate plea

Volkswagen has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal charges in the United States over the long-running dieselgate saga. The company has also agreed to pay a total of US$4.3billion in fines while six Volkswagen executives have been charged over the emissions scandal...

2017 Skoda Superb Sportline: New flagship here in February

The Skoda Superb range will be bolstered by a sporty new flagship next month, with the stylish Sportline trim confirmed for the Australian market from February. Based on the current range-topper – the 206TSI – the Skoda Superb Sportline is essentially a cosmetic kit a-la BMW M Sport or Volkswagen R-Line, adding a subtle bodykit and gloss-black highlights throughout the exterior...

Skoda launches five-year warranty in Australia - UPDATE

Skoda has upgraded its warranty offering today from three to five years on private, general fleet and government vehicles, while carrying over the already strong unlimited-kilometre coverage. Vehicles purchased for commercial use also get a five year warranty, but with a 150,000-kilometre limit...

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Skoda Owner Reviews

2012 Skoda Superb 191 FSI V6 Elegance review

I have never appreciated a car more than this after 50 years of 4WDs, sedans, wagons – the lot. Four years on and the name says it all. The Suberb is an excellent touring car which this country-based owner needs. Our needs were for a powerful, reliable wagon with possible 4WD for improved road holding in variable weather...

2015 Skoda Octavia 103 TSI Elegance Review

Purchasing a new car can always be a exciting experience and reminiscing back to when I bought the Skoda I clearly remember it was not the first pick on my list. My ideal car was the Ford Mondeo Titanium Liftback (and I use the word ideal and not dream because no one dreams of owning a Mondeo), I wanted one purely based on the fact it looked like a sedan but it has the boot size of a wagon...

2010 Skoda Octavia Scout 2.0 TDI review

Had our white Skoda Octavia Scout for six years. Why would you not buy a diesel? Great performance from the 2.0 litre TD. I have averaged 87km/h over 420km to average 4.7L/100km. That's hard to beat in anyone's book. This is a six-speed manual with plenty of overtaking capabilities, more than we expected from a 2.0-litre motor...

2016 Skoda Octavia Scout 132 TSI Premium (4x4) Review

Moving from a Tiguan 2.oL diesel, the Scout is a step up in drive and suspension with a very good ergonomic cabin environment. The wagon provides better access for carrying radio control model aircraft with its huge rear space when the rear seats are lowered. I was truly amazed how it handles dirt roads which I often seek out to escape the more traffic intensive main roads...

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