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Skoda Ranges

Most popular Skoda reviews

  • Skoda Fabia Hatchback (2015 onwards) Review

    Impressive small hatchback that's wearing well

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £12,255 - £18,830
    • Drives well
    • Decent equipment on SE L models upwards
    • Generous practicality
    • Cheap to run
    • Narrow range of engines
    • Aging platform
    • Overshadowed by newer rivals
    • No standard-fit air-con on base model
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  • Skoda Kamiq SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    Skoda Kamiq looks sharp, but will it cut through in a crowded market?

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0
    • You can expect good value PCP finance
    • Skoda SUVs tend to be more comfortable than rivals
    • A wide range of engines and trim levels will be offered
    • It's a crowded market, littered with talented rivals
    • Unlikely to offer an electric option in the short term
    • If you want four-wheel drive, look elsewhere
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  • Skoda Kodiaq SUV (2017 onwards) Review

    Seven-seat SUV appeals equally to heart and head

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £25,770 - £42,870
    • Comfortable, practical interior
    • Seven-seat versions available
    • Very competitive list prices
    • Good roadholding and smooth ride
    • Entry model lacks desirable kit
    • Petrols could do with more power
    • Manual gearbox not the slickest
    • Upmarket interior is functional rather than special
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  • Skoda Scala Hatchback (2019 onwards) Review

    Prototype drive proves promising for Rapid’s replacement

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0
    • Hugely practical and family-friendly
    • Impressive levels of tech and kit
    • Comfortable front seats
    • We’ve yet to drive the production version
    • It’ll be more expensive than Rapid Spaceback
    • Rivals are very many, excellent and varied
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Skoda is a Czech firm with a strong range of excellent cars such as the Fabia, Octavia, Superb, Rapid and Yeti. It has a rich history spanning over 100 years, but the company started off in 1895 as a bicycle manufacturer called Laurin & Klement, and was bought out in 1924 by an arms firm called Skoda Works.

It survived both world wars and in 1945 split from the other parts of the Skoda Works empire, becoming Skoda Auto. By the 1980s the firm was the butt of many jokes thanks to its out-dated line-up but it started to turn things around in 1997 with the introduction of the first Octavia, that also later came in an estate version.

One major reason for the turnaround was due to the Volkswagen Group taking a 30% stake in the company in 1990 and helping privatise the firm. As the years went by VW bought more equity in Skoda, until finally taking 100% in 2000.

By this point Skoda was seen as the entry level brand into the VAG group, and shared much of its technical expertise along with parts and production knowledge. One end result was the Skoda Citigo, a city car that was also launched by VW as the Up.