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The Skoda Kodiaq is the cheapest European seven-seat SUV by a country mile, but more importantly it makes a remarkably compelling alternative to a Hyundai Santa Fe for those prepared to think a little differently.
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2020 Skoda Karoq & Kodiaq detailed for Europe

Skoda has revealed and detailed the lightly revised 2020 model-year Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs, as production commences for the upgraded models. The main distinguishing design feature externally is the 'Skoda' lettering across the tailgate, a cue that already features on the facelifted Superb, the Scala and Kamiq. Skoda says this will be applied to all its models moving forward...

2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS confirmed for Australia

The Skoda Kodiaq RS – the fastest seven-seat SUV to lap Germany’s Nürburgring – will be in Australian showrooms by the end of the year. Pricing is yet to be announced, but the Kodiaq RS – powered by a twin-turbo 2.0-litre diesel (176kW/500Nm) and with a claimed 0 to 100kmh time of 7.0 seconds – is expected to cost in excess of $60,000...

2018 Skoda Kodiaq recalled

Skoda Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year Kodiaq SUV over concerns the individual rear passenger seat could be missing “several fixing nuts”. The company says “if the nuts are missing, the seat will not be secured and may not provide adequate protection in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant”...

Skoda recalls MY18 models over airbag fix

Skoda Australia has issued a recall for 27 vehicles across the 2018 model-year Fabia, Karoq, Kodiaq, Octavia, Rapid and Superb lines due to an airbag fault that may see the driver’s unit not inflate properly in the event of a collision. “In some instances, the front driver air bag may not inflate to its fullest capacity fast enough when required,” the company says in the recall notice...

Skoda Mountiaq concept unveiled

The new Mountiaq concept, a pickup based on the Kodiaq, is the sixth vehicle designed and built by students at Skoda's vocational school. According to Skoda, it took a team of 35 students around 2000 hours of work to design and build the Mountiaq over the course of eight months...

Skoda Mountiaq: Concept Kodiaq ute taking shape

Skoda's student-developed ute concept is taking shape ahead of its reveal next month, with teaser images revealing some of the changes being made to its Kodiaq underpinnings. The new Mountiaq Concept will be a pickup (picqup?) based on the Kodiaq SUV, wearing gear like a front-mounted winch, 17-inch wheels and a Sunset Orange paint finish...

Skoda Karoq, Kodiaq gain 140 TSI option in the UK

Skoda's UK division has confirmed the availability of a new engine for the Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs, in the form of the 140kW 2.0 TSI 4x4. The new powertrain variant will be available on the Karoq Sportline, along with the Kodiaq SE L, Scout, Sportline, Edition, and L&K variants offered overseas. In addition to the aforementioned 140kW, the 2...

Skoda Kodiaq ute concept coming

A team of student engineers from Skoda is prepping a load-lugging Kodiaq, but the car will remain a concept and nothing more. The sixth student concept, which will be revealed to the world in June, will be a two-door take on the biggest Skoda SUV. Based on the concept sketch pictured here, it'll gain a set of chunkier tyres and black, off-road ready wheels, along with a distinctive two-door design...

Skoda Karoq, Kodiaq updates announced

Skoda has announced some minor changes for its Karoq and Kodiaq crossovers ahead of the Geneva motor show, set to go into production later this year. In terms of design, both models will swap out the current Skoda arrow logo on the tailgate for 'Skoda' script, in line with the new Kamiq baby SUV also making its public debut at the Swiss event...

2019 Skoda Kodiaq GT revealed for China - UPDATE

The Skoda Kodiaq GT has been revealed exclusively for China, ahead of its public debut at the Guangzhou motor show on November 16. Both the Kodiaq and the new Kodiaq GT ride on the same 2791mm wheelbase, and look to have the same bonnet and front quarter panels. In addition to a redesigned rear section and unique doors, the GT also has a revised front fascia design with a U-shaped honeycomb section underneath the grille...

Skoda Kodiaq GT teased for China

Skoda has released a set of design sketches for its new Kodiaq GT, a coupe-styled version of its flagship SUV that will be exclusive to the Chinese market. No firm launch date has been set yet, though we'd expect the Kodiaq GT to hit Chinese showrooms in the coming months – and we've seen near-production prototypes doing the rounds recently...