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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...

Skoda Octavia 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.

2015 Skoda Octavia Scout Review

The Skoda Octavia Scout is a slick high-riding and AWD version of an already good passenger wagon from the Czech brand.

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...

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Skoda Octavia Comparisons

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...

2008 Skoda Octavia Comparo - Petrol vs. Diesel

2008 Skoda Octavia Comparo Petrol vs. Diesel - Round Two Models tested: 2008 Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.8 petrol turbo manual - $30,990 2008 Skoda Octavia Elegance 2.0 diesel turbo auto - $35,790 Options: Metallic Paint $630 (Fitted - Petrol & Diesel); Leather Trim $2830 (Fitted - Diesel); Bi-Xenon Headlamps $1730; Park Distance Control - Front & Rear $990 (Fitted - Diesel); Sunroof $1730 (Fitted - Diesel); Satellite Navigation $2890 (Fitted - Diesel), 17" Pegasus Alloys $1,840 (Fitted - Diesel)...

Skoda Octavia Owner Reviews

2014 Skoda Octavia 132 TSI Elegance Review

After owning a 2014 Skoda Octavia 132TSI Elegance for over a few months now, I've never looked back. The Octavia is quite competent in all areas, making it one of the most alluring options in the medium car class...

2014 Skoda Octavia Rs 162 TSI Review

An early review of my 2014 Skoda Octavia RS, I will submit another review later regarding servicing experiences, reliability, and ownership. I have owned the vehicle for about a month, optioned with the DSG gearbox, Leather appointed interior and the Black Pack' which includes 18" Gemini Anthracite alloys, black side mirrors , and a black grill...

2012 Skoda Octavia 118 TSI Review

This has been a great car. It was a pretty reasonable cost to buy, I've had no issues at all in the 3 years I've owned it apart from a DSG upgrade. It's really pragmatic motoring. The engine performs brilliantly. Most people who drive it are surprised by the handling, performance and the quiet ride. The head unit is brilliant and works really well...

2013 Skoda Octavia 90 TSI Special Edition Review

Ok my wife and I purchased this car new with 22 klms on the clock,before we drove away from the showroom there was a problem with the sat nav (no voice) also commented about the transmission not responding correctly, in hindsite we should not have taken the car...

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Skoda Octavia Videos

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 News

Skoda Octavia RS 230 confirmed for Australia in 2016

The Skoda Octavia RS 230 will take the Czech brand to new heights in Australia when it reaches our shores next year. Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer this week confirmed the fastest ever Octavia, the flagship RS 230 that debuted at the Geneva motor show earlier this month, is locked in for our market for 2016...

Skoda Octavia RS production doubled to cut nine-month local lead times

Production of the Skoda Octavia RS has been doubled to meet unexpectedly high demand for the performance model and to help ease local lead times that have blown out to nine months. Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer confirmed Octavia RS production at the car’s Mlada Boleslav plant in the Czech Republic has been boosted from 350 to 700 vehicles per week to attempt to satisfy global hunger for the sporty mid-sized sedan and wagon models...

2015 Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 pricing and specifications

The 2015 Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 has arrived in Australia with a sharp $32,990 plus on-road costs starting price, lowering the rough-and-tumble wagon’s entry point by $7000. The 110TDI manual diesel kicks off the second-generation Octavia Scout 4x4 range with its sights set on tempting buyers out of low- to mid-grade medium SUVs, as well as stealing sales from the new Subaru Outback, which starts $2500 higher...

2015 Skoda Octavia RS 230 unveiled

The 2015 Skoda Octavia RS 230 is to the regular RS model what the Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance is to its more affordable, slightly less focused sibling. That's because the Octavia RS 230 gets a retuned engine with 169kW of power (up from 162kW in the standard version), and also becomes the first ever Skoda to adopt an electronically controlled locking front differential that the brand claims to offer "dynamic cornering"...

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