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Know your Skoda: The model range explained

As the Czech challenger brand under the massive Volkswagen Group umbrella, Skoda has been making strides in recent years to compete with the car industry’s top players. But with less brand recognition than its peers, plus a lot of difficult-to-spell model names (many of them starting with a ‘K’), it’s understandable the Skoda range could feel a little confusing for first-time shoppers...

2021 Skoda Kodiaq spied

New spy photos have emerged of the face-lifted 2021 Skoda Kodiaq SUV in both regular and sporty RS trim ahead of an expected unveiling later this year. No significant changes appear to have been made to the regular Kodiaq, however our photographers claim to have found a note stating the 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine will be upgraded to from 141kW to 147kW...

Skoda introduces used-car capped-price servicing

Skoda Australia has announced capped-price servicing packages available to owners of its used cars. The packages – which cover all items in the routine service schedule – are available for used Skoda cars that are more than 12 months old or have travelled more than 15,000km, providing they have had their first scheduled service...

Around the tracks: A glitzy Skoda Kodiaq, Tesla's autopilot in action and Koenigsegg's next hypercar

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Skoda Kodiaq pricing and specs

Skoda has added the Virtual Cockpit digital instruments to its Kodiaq seven-seat crossover, which has been given a $700 price rise for 2020. The range is available with the existing 132TSI petrol engine, priced from $44,190 before on-road costs, and the diesel RS.  Skoda also currently offers drive-away pricing, listed at the bottom of this story...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS pricing and specs

Skoda Australia has finally released pricing and specifications for the new Kodiaq RS, set to arrive in showrooms before the end of the year. Priced from $65,990 before on-road costs, the RS commands a $13,500 premium over the starting price of the Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline, though offsets this somewhat with enhanced equipment levels, and of course what's under the bonnet, The Kodiaq RS is the first Volkswagen Group model in Australia to be powered by the company's 2...

CarAdvice podcast 162: Take a ride in the 2019 Lexus LC500h

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and James Wong. In car news, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS will be coming to Australia, the Ford and Volkswagen alliance is expanding to electric and autonomous tech, the Lotus Evija has been unveiled, and the 2019 Ford Everest is getting AEB across the range. Sam Purcell reviews the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg and takes it off-roading...

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...