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  • Skoda Citigo-e Hatchback (2019 onwards) Review

    City car refreshed with all-electric powertrain

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £20,455 - £22,815
    PROS
    • One of the most affordable EVs
    • Just as practical as old petrol Citigo
    • Impressively nippy around town
    • Very easy to use
    CONS
    • Some may not like the ‘normal’ feel
    • Interior starting to feel dated
    • Low-rent instruments
    • Lacking modern infotainment
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  • Skoda Fabia Hatchback (2021 onwards) Review

    It's bigger, more refined and still up there with the best

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £14,905 - £20,330
    PROS
    • Roomy interior and boot
    • Competitive entry-level prices
    • Wide range of engines
    CONS
    • No plug-in or mild hybrid tech expected
    • No diesel either, but will you miss it?
    • Unlikely to be a vRS version
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  • Skoda Kamiq SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    Skoda’s smallest SUV is accomplished and appealing

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £19,095 - £27,325
    PROS
    • Comfortable ride and tidy handling
    • Pleasant interior with lots of space inside
    • Generous spec and up-to-date technology
    CONS
    • Doesn’t offer an SUV driving position the looks suggest it has
    • DSG transmissions aren’t as slick as you might expect
    • If you want four-wheel drive, look elsewhere
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  • Skoda Octavia Estate (2020 onwards) Review

    The best mid-sized estate car for your money

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £22,680 - £37,950
    PROS
    • Hugely practical
    • Very comfortable
    • Cheap to run
    • Loads of driver assistance tech
    CONS
    • Golf's interior is more high-tech
    • Still some cheaper materials inside
    • vRS ride could be better around town
    • Some road noise on the motorway
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  • Skoda Octavia Hatchback (2020 onwards) Review

    Stylish and pragmatic Skoda is the best pound for pound family car

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £21,700 - £36,720
    PROS
    • Roomy passenger compartment and massive boot
    • Very wide range of models and prices
    • Smooth ride and good refinement
    • Excellent fuel consumption from diesel
    CONS
    • Prices have crept up, so it's no longer cheap
    • Hybrid isn't at its best on long journeys
    • It's a little bit anonymous in an image-conscious market
    • Keen drivers might want less bodyroll
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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.