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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.

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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...

Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon v Skoda Octavia RS : Comparison review

Traditional family wagons are almost a niche product these days, given how few are sold compared with SUV models of varied sizes. The Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon and Skoda Octavia RS are here for the SUV-rejectors, however. Each is priced close to $40,000 and aim to rival high-riding faux-offroaders for practicality then trounce them for driving enjoyment...

Medium car comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Nissan Altima v Skoda Octavia v Holden Malibu v Hyundai i40

Medium is the new large. By 2017 when the large car segment will have been thrown into further disarray with the loss of the Ford Falcon and question marks surrounding imported replacements for the Holden Commodore and Toyota Aurion, it really has to be. The mass exodus from large six-cylinder family sedans that has happened in recent years, however, hasn’t been the expected boon for medium cars...

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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...

2017 Skoda Octavia Scout pricing and specifications: 135TDI variant not available for now

The updated Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 range launched in Australia this week, with significantly more equipment added, but the popular 135TDI variant is temporarily missing from the line-up. Heading the list of changes to the MY17 Skoda Octavia Scout range is the extra equipment added...

2017 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications

The updated 2017 Skoda Octavia wagon and sedan range has arrived in Australia, bolstering the Czech company’s value offering even further. Fresh off the back of a record sales month in May, the revised Skoda Octavia offering adds up to $4300 worth of claimed extra specification for recommended retail price increases of as little as $500, or $1000 on a drive-away basis...

Skoda Australia posts record sales

Skoda Australia sold a record-breaking 440 vehicles in May, its biggest month to date. The strong month was principally driven by the just-launched Superb (58 sales, up 176 per cent) and the entry Fabia (84 sales, up 127 per cent). Skoda’s traditional best-seller, the Octavia mid-size sedan, wagon and Scout crossover derivative, found 195 buyers...

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Skoda Octavia Owner Reviews

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...

2015 Skoda Octavia Review

The Skoda Octavia wagon is a compromise car. A car for people who want more than a compact hatch, but not the excess of a medium SUV. It's for people who want space without giving up features, and efficiency without giving up practicality. Octavias start at $23,490 drive away...

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...

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