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2019 Skoda Scala review

Advanced technology and luxury continues its trickle downstream into small cars with the upcoming Skoda Scala.

2019 Skoda Karoq 110TSI review

Skoda's smaller crossover stays true to the brand's 'Simply Clever' values, though it's not quite as superb as the larger Kodiaq.

2018 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline long-termer: Interior comfort and practicality

Skoda has marketed itself around the Simply Clever tagline locally, putting its little cabin touches and add-ons in the spotlight. Thankfully, the Kodiaq lives up to that billing with a well thought-out interior that's spacious and premium in equal measure. Fans of the brand will be familiar with the in-door umbrella, but here's a quick rundown of the 'Simply Clever' knick-knacks on board the Sportline...

Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline long-term review: City driving

It might have a raised ride height, but the Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline is very much a city car. Besides a few road trips, that's where it has spent the majority of its time with CarAdvice, so we've got a fair bit to say about it. Buckle up. The Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline has a dual-clutch transmission, and dual-clutch transmissions tend to struggle in the cut-and-thrust of city traffic...

2018 Skoda Octavia Sport Wagon 110TSI review

It’s no cut-price Octavia RS, but the Sport Wagon 110TSI effectively blends the mid-size Czech car’s renowned value-packed practicality with sporty looks.

Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline long-term review: Highway driving

Given SUVs have essentially replaced the wagon as Australia's family car of choice, being able to tackle an old-fashioned road trip is a critical skill. To make sure the Skoda is up to scratch, I grabbed three friends and twisted their arms until they finally agreed to come skiing...

2018 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline long-termer: Infotainment

Once a secondary concern in cars, infotainment is high on the list of priorities for modern new-car buyers. As a part of the 'yuge' Volkswagen Group, the Skoda team had a pretty handy parts bin from which to pick tech when designing the Kodiaq. It shouldn't come as a surprise to hear our 2018 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline comes close to nailing the infotainment puzzle, albeit with a few minor hiccups...

Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline long-termer: introduction

Welcome the sportiest SUV in the Skoda stable, the 2018 Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline, to the CarAdvice garage for the next three months. We'll delve a bit deeper into life with the Sportline over the next few instalments, but this introduction is all about the basics, set-up and features. Buckle up, there are lots of features...

2018 Skoda Karoq review

The 2018 Skoda Karoq enters the mid-sized SUV fray with sharp pricing and buckets of practicality.

2018 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI review

As a value-for-money proposition, the Skoda Kodiaq hits the ball out of the park. But the 140TDI asks a six-grand premium that only stacks up if your lifestyle demands the extra grunt and fuel-saving benefits.

2018 Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon review

The Czech Republic's favourite family hauler-cum-corner brawler has undergone a transformation, adding more power, more torque and even more fun. Introducing the Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon.