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Skoda Roomster Review

The Skoda Roomster may look quirky, but there's plenty else about it that's attractive.

2008 Skoda Roomster Comparo - Petrol vs. Diesel

2008 Skoda Roomster Comparo   Petrol vs. Diesel - Round One Models tested: Skoda Roomster 1.6 Petrol (automatic) $29,290 - Tested Skoda Roomster 1.9 Turbo Diesel (manual) $28,990 - Tested Options: Metallic Paint $540 (Fitted); Park Distance Control (Rear) $690 (Fitted); Alarm System $530; Roof Rails $330 (Fitted); Panoramic Roof $1690 (Fitted)...

2007 Skoda Octavia and Roomster First Steer

2008 Skoda Octavia and Roomster First Steer - by Paul Maric After a lengthy break from the Australian market, Skoda has returned offering two models catering for varying audiences. The Octavia and Roomster models – both built in the Czech Republic – arrive offering proven reliability and affordability, with stylish looks and practicality thrown in for good measure...


Skoda Roomster successor scrapped

The Skoda Roomster has been thrown on the automotive scrapheap, with the Volkswagen-owned Czech brand confirming it has cancelled plans for a successor to its quirky compact MPV. The decision to axe the second-generation Roomster comes at the 11th hour, with development of the new model all but complete...

New Skoda "Roomster" spy photos

The second-generation Skoda Roomster or a new small van for the Czech brand has been spied on the streets of Europe undergoing testing. Even though its body is obscured by a disguise that dresses the car from head to toe, the prototype that was spotted by our spies is clearly a prototype for a Skoda van or van-based people mover, as it sports both temporary Czech Republic plates and a version of Skoda's corporate grille up front...

Skoda Roomster axed again in Oz

The quirky Skoda Roomster city car has been pulled from sale in Australia ... again. The Czech brand's oddball wagon was reintroduced to the country mid-2012 having been discontinued three years after its 2007 introduction, but has now been axed again due to poor sales...

Skoda Roomster: compact MPV returns with new engine, lower prices

The Skoda Roomster has been relaunched in Australia with a new engine, refreshed styling and sharper prices as the Czech brand takes another shot at the local compact MPV market. Skoda Australia initially introduced the Roomster in October 2007 but failed to make an impact with the uniquely styled five-seater, which was priced from $26,990...

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