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2017 Skoda Octavia Ambition Wagon Review

The updated 2017 Skoda Octavia range offers class-leading equipment and space for the money...

2016 Skoda Octavia Scout Review : 132 TSI Premium

The Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 is an often overlooked player in the crossover wagon segment. Does it have enough value and capability to earn its merit badge?

2015 Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 Review

Australia’s affordable, rough-and-tumble family wagon market has for more than a decade belonged to the Subaru Outback, but the new Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 is making a serious play for its own chunk of the action. The second-generation, Octavia wagon-based Scout has grown 10cm in both overall length and wheelbase to measure 4...

2015 Skoda Octavia RS Review : RS 135TDI Wagon

With a reverse camera now standard, the Octavia RS is a bargain option for the family buyer. If you love diesel engines, this new RS is worthy of consideration.

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2016 Skoda Octavia Scout Review

Read the article here. Out here in the forest, you might come across things you might not normally see. Take this for example, the Skoda Octavia Scout. Often overlooked, it might surprise you to know that the Scout has been on sale in Australia since 2008 - this new generation arriving in 2014...

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 Octavia Comparisons

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...

Honda Civic VTi-S v Hyundai Elantra Active v Skoda Octavia Ambition comparison

Demand for small sedans has been a little stagnant of late, with people increasingly drawn to hatchbacks and crossover SUVs. Nevertheless, the battle for sales supremacy in this traditional part of the market is intensely fought, and there is no lack of quality options...

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...

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CarAdvice podcast 20: New i30 revealed, Great Wall Steed on sale, new Supra spied, and much more

Welcome to episode 20 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined by Mike Costello to cover all the latest news and reviews in the Australian new-car market and around the world. As always, expect shenanigans...

Seven cars Australians should buy more of: 2016 mid-year report

You may have seen our hugely popular list of cars that Aussies should be buying, but aren’t. And while it hasn’t done anything to improve the fortunes of the Peugeot 308 – despite our vehement insistence that it is one of the cars that should get small car purchasers through the door – the response was excellent...

2016 Skoda Octavia, Rapid recalled for child lock fix

Skoda Australia has issued a recall for 91 Octavia III and 23 Rapid vehicles from its 2016 model year, over concerns the child lock could fail. The Czech manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault may have damaged the detent lever of the child lock, which can result in the active child lock being switched off without warning...

CarAdvice Podcast episode 9: ANCAP audits Picanto, Subaru Levorg reviewed, Jeeps recalled, and much more

Welcome to episode 9 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined by Mike Costello to discuss the latest news in the automotive world and CarAdvice's latest reviews. As usual, you can expect some foolin' around, too...

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Skoda Octavia Owner Reviews

2015 Skoda Octavia Scout 132 TSI Premium (4x4) Review

Purchased my Scout in October 2015 and have done 15 000 k's up until end of August 2016. Outstanding fuel economy gained on  my trip to Adelaide from Central Coast(14.2 kms/litre) sticking on no more than 5 kms over the designated speed limit when on the open road. Technology is superb and keeps you busy the whole time...

2016 Skoda Octavia 110 TSI Ambition Review

For many Australians, the name Skoda is as foreign as their Czech-based roots. Still, the automobile maker has come a long way from their first quirky vehicles in the late 80’s through to the Superb and upcoming Kodiak. Skoda is still best known for one thing - offering great value for money on practical, cleverly equipped cars...

2012 Skoda Octavia Rs 125 TDI Review

After much study of available choices made decision to buy a Skoda Octavia RS 125TDI DSG based on UK market data on reliability & longevity. Local reviews were very good re on road performance and particularly brakes and handling. I was not disappointed, the 350nm of made everything so effortless. Still on the OEM Bosch brake pads at 140,000km...

2013 Skoda Octavia 110 TDI Elegance Review

I own two Skodas One from 2011 and the new one from 2013 the old one having the 103 Tdi and the new one with the 110 tdi Out of the two the earlier 103 tdi performance is far superior to the new one , despite the new car loosing weight and with auto start stop it is still not as efficient as the earlier version. The handling of the earlier Octavia is also far superior...

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