The Skoda Octavia is at its most practical in estate form and there’s still a diesel for the real traditionalists Verdict We’d like to think there’s still a place in this world for a diesel wagon, and the updated Skoda Octavia Estate is a fine example of the breed. It has more than enough space for most use cases, and…
The new Skoda Kodiaq Mk2 looks a lot like the Mk1, because it is. Any why wouldn’t Skoda stick closely to a winning formula? Since 2016, when it was launched, Skoda has shifted more than 860,000 Kodiaqs. Britain is the second-largest market, behind Germany and ahead of the car’s native Czech Republic. It’s done so well because it’s always been…
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 07:46

Skoda Enyaq review

Skoda's first purpose-designed EV is an excellent, comfortable family SUV At a glance New price £36,605 - £47,875 Lease from new From £537 p/mView lease deals Used price £29,860 - £49,720 Used monthly cost From £745 per month Fuel Economy 3.4 - 4.0 miles/kWh Insurance group 23 - 32How much is it to insure? New 6.8 - 14.3 Miles per…
Monday, 24 January 2022 06:16

Skoda Enyaq Coupe review

PROS It's an Enyaq, so it'll be easy to live with Roomy, inviting interior Long-range from biggest battery pack CONS Likely to cost more than standard Enyaq infotainment less intuitive than rivals Above average road noise Is the Skoda Enyaq Coupe any good? The Coupe version of our current Car of The Year promises more style at a modest price…
Already the practical and well-respected choice when it comes to members of the Volkswagen Group, the latest-generation Skoda Octavia is now treated to even more tech, engine and chassis components from the VW toybox, including those shared with the Seat Leon and more upmarket relatives like the equally new Volkswagen Golf Mk8 and Audi A3. The four-door Skoda hatchback was…
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 04:13

New Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV prototype review

We hit the road in a prototype version of the all-electric Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV 80 Verdict Almost as practical and as clever as ever, it appears the Skoda Enyaq Coupe will offer few drawbacks over its conventional counterpart. Skoda has never been one for compromise, and on this evidence, that trend looks set to continue long into the future.…
Monday, 23 August 2021 03:54

New Skoda Fabia 2021 review

The new Skoda Fabia has all the credentials to challenge the very best in the supermini class Verdict The new Skoda Fabia shows lots of promise on this early drive; it’s comfortable, spacious, neatly finished and packed with lots of clever features and useful technology. Pricing - particularly those crucial monthly finance rates - will determine its overall standing in…
Saturday, 27 February 2021 05:48

New Skoda Octavia e-TEC 2021 review

The mild-hybrid Skoda Octavia e-TEC offers a cheaper way to electrification VerdictThe Octavia e-TEC is a fine first effort at mild-hybrid propulsion from Skoda. It drives smoothly, while the ride, refinement and practicality make a strong supporting case to the impressive efficiency on offer given the price. In SE Tech trim the Octavia Estate e-TEC is a versatile and affordable…
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