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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. The Skoda Octavia is the brand's highest selling model in Australia.

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2021 Skoda Octavia RS wagon long-term review: Dynamic driving

Following Melbourne’s Lockdown 4.0 (but before Locky 5), we finally get the chance to let the Skoda Octavia RS long-termer loose.

2021 Skoda Octavia RS wagon long-term review: Introduction

You’re unlikely to hear a bad word about Skoda’s Octavia RS – so we wanted to get one through our long-term garage to find out if reality meets the expectation.

2021 Skoda Octavia RS launch review

The 2021 Skoda Octavia RS is a value-packed, fun sedan to drive daily, with the ability to tackle the corners as well. It cuts a stylish figure on the road too.

2021 Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Limited Edition review

Is Limited Edition the spec to have for Skoda's new small SUV?

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Video: Kia Stinger v Skoda Superb v Toyota Camry Hybrid - Drive Car of the Year 2021 Best Med/Large Car

All three finalists show that the format can still be cut differently. Everything from economy, performance, and style was addressed by the assembled top three. In the performance corner sits the newly updated Kia Stinger. Rear-wheel drive and available with a high-performance turbocharged V6 engine, it offers a more engaging take on what is often considered a mundane segment...

Video: Kia Seltos v Mazda CX-30 v Skoda Kamiq - Drive Car of the Year 2021 Best Small SUV

Australia's Small SUV class is arguably one of the toughest segments in the new-car market, with nearly a dozen contenders competing for attention. Some models will suit certain buyer needs more so than others. Our job is to determine which ones have the broadest ability and do the most to move the category forward...

The Top Seven Things about the Skoda Kodiaq RS

Let’s check out the Top Seven Things that might put the Czech seven-seater at the top of your SUV shopping list.  ...

2019 Skoda Octavia Sport v Honda Civic RS: small sedan comparison

The small-sedan segment does sometimes get overlooked as a fertile patch for mixing practical, enjoyable and affordable motoring for a diverse cross-section of buyers, even modestly sized families. Here we have the 2019 Honda Civic RS v Skoda Octavia Sport sedan comparison, which is our pick of these mid-priced medium-grade sporty sedans...

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2021 Skoda Scala Monte Carlo v 2021 Hyundai i30 Elite hatch

The Scala is Skoda’s biggest play in the small-car segment yet. But how does it stack up against one of Australia’s most popular models?

2021 Ford Puma ST-Line V v 2021 Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo

Our favourite Light SUV versus our favourite Small SUV… But is the Ford Puma or Skoda Kamiq is the best mainstream compact SUV overall?

2021 Honda CR-V VTi LX AWD v Skoda Karoq 140TSI Sportline

On paper, these two mid-spec, all-wheel drive, medium SUVs – one European, one Japanese – are similar. On the road, it’s a different story.

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2022 Skoda Kamiq price and specs: 110TSI Ambition and Signature grades added

2022 Skoda Kamiq pricing and specification 110TSI Ambition variant added as new entry grade Flagship 110TSI Signature replaces Limited Edition Prices start from $32,990 drive-away, with prices up by $1000 on some models The 2022 Skoda Kamiq range has seen a reshuffle for the new model year, with one shortage-affected variant making way for two new uprated models...

2023 Skoda Superb to offer liftback and wagon body styles, RS flagship possible

The next-generation Skoda Superb large car due in 2023 will offer a choice of liftback or wagon body styles – and a halo RS model could be on the cards, if there's enough demand for one. Skoda CEO Thomas Schäfer confirmed both sloped-roof liftback and long-roof wagon body styles will continue to be available, despite rumours suggesting the Superb's twin under the skin, the next-generation Volkswagen Passat, would be offered solely in wagon guise...

New Skoda Fabia RS hot hatch unlikely, electric model ruled out

Skoda has all but ruled out a return for the Skoda Fabia RS hot hatchback – and the chances of an all-electric Fabia are even slimmer, at least on its current architecture. Speaking after the Czech brand's 'Next Level' strategy announcement overnight, Skoda CEO Thomas Schäfer told media that an industry shift towards electric vehicles makes a business case for a new Fabia RS performance city car hard to build...

2021 Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Ambition coming soon to fill high 85TSI demand

Skoda Australia will soon introduce a more affordable version of its Kamiq small SUV to help ease demand-related supply issues: the 2021 Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Ambition. Confirmed in a media release detailing semiconductor-related stock shortages on key Volkswagen and Skoda models – as reported first by CarAdvice – the Kamiq 110TSI Ambition will be introduced "shortly", though exact arrival timing has yet to be confirmed...

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ŠKODA Owner Reviews

2015 Skoda Octavia RS 162TSI review

One of the first things I did after becoming a father was sell my modified XR5 Turbo and buy a mature and responsible vehicle to transport my new young family in. Being a SUV rejectionist for a number of reasons, I convinced myself that a manual Honda Accord Euro Luxury was swift and engaging enough to be a long-term proposition...

2018 Skoda Superb 206TSI Sportline review

Where do I start? After buying a Skoda Kodiaq Sportline, I’ve gained a lot of respect for the Skoda brand. So naturally, when it was time to buy the next car, Skoda was the first place I looked. I went straight to the top of the range 206TSI Sportline, as the looks are enough for me to fall in love and make me spend that little bit more...

2019 Skoda Kodiaq 132 TSI (4x4) review

I had purchased my MY19 Skoda Kodiaq about three months ago, and because it has been three months, I feel I have enough experience to talk about the car. If you are looking for 7-seater SUV, the Kodiaq must be part of your shortlist. Back when I was searching for a car, the Kia Sorento, Mitsubushi Outlander, Mazda CX-9 and Skoda Kodiaq were on my basket...

2017 Skoda Fabia 66TSI review

Our manual cars, a green 2012 Mazda 2 Neo and red 2016 Toyota 86 GTS, were written off last year due to an extreme weather event. The Kia Carnival was the sole survivor. I spent some weeks browsing the used car market with no specific replacement car in mind. It just needed to be a manual so that our kids could learn in it to get manual licence...

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