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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

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

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...

Small SUV Comparison : Nissan Qashqai v Holden Trax v Skoda Yeti v Peugeot 2008 v Kia Sportage

Call our original small SUV comparison test the elimination round. Earlier this year when we tested this new breed of fully loaded, sub-$30,000 sub-compact ‘softroaders’, the competition was fresh but clearly green (read the full comparison here). Six months on, and the class has shifted up several gears...

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Skoda News

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...

2017 Skoda SUV to come in both five- and seven-seat configurations

The all-new Skoda SUV that arrives within 24 months in Australia has been confirmed to be offered in two seating configurations. The model – which (refuted) rumours have suggested will be known as the Snowman – will arrive in Australia in 2017 following its international reveal in 2016, according to Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer...

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Skoda Owner Reviews

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...

2015 Skoda Yeti Active 7 Tsi (4x2) Review

Having driven more performance based VW Golf GTi's over the last 10 years, I was a little hesitant to drop from my recent Golf GTi Pirelli with 169KW of power to the more sedate 77KW Skoda Yeti but I am truly astounded at how well the new Skoda Yeti 1.2Ltr Turbo petrol engine performs. It certainly won't move like the GTi but I seem to have all the comforts and familiarity of the VW Golf in my new Skoda...

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