At ŠKODA, we understand the importance of sound-independent advice when it comes to buying a new car. Take a look at the reviews featured below from well-established automotive magazines such as What Car? and Auto Express. Tried and tested, they give honest opinions of what they think of our ŠKODA models.
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"What really strikes you about the Superb (apart from its enormous interior) is the quality of the ride. It’s not quite Rolls-Royce smooth, but is damn close..."
“Given the amount of cabin space and kit on offer, it’s hard not to recommend one.”
“Hot hatch powertrains and talented chassis makes latest Superb better than ever to drive.”
"In terms of numbers, the Superb Estate is head and shoulders above the rest of the class."
"…the ultimate in style, practicality, comfort, space, build quality and, more importantly, value for money."
"The Octavia vRS is incisive and predictable to drive quickly and effortless and cosseting when you’re just mooching."
"With its blend of refinement, quality, practicality and low running costs, the Citigo still sets the small car standard."
"The Skoda Fabia has a clear mission: be practical, cheap and great to own. On all three counts it succeeds and becomes one of the best superminis as a result."
"…clever design makes this an incredibly practical family hatchback."
"On the road it’s proved an effortless cruiser each time I’ve ventured on to the motorway..."
"Major lumps and bumps in the road are taken care of with far more maturity than a car of this size might be expected to..."
"This is a Fabia far improved; more mature, yes, but also confidently and consummately better in every significant way."
"True, most modern soft roaders manage a passable hatchback impression, but few combine it with the sense that they could gambol up a Grampian if called upon."
"…the Spaceback handles neatly, grips decently, and has decent body control. The new steering set-up also impresses; it’s accurate and weights up reassuringly through faster corners…"
"ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback comfort levels are impressive, helped in part by the comfortable seats and plenty of passenger room allowing occupants to stretch out on longer journeys."
"The layout of the Yeti is pure ŠKODA: simple, easy to understand and attractive."
"…with this facelift, there is no doubting the fact that it’s gained a lot of polish. Everything it does, it does with class and consummate competence."
"...reworked styling and interior upgrades have boosted its desirability significantly."
"To cap it all, the boot is huge, and is accessed through a high-opening, wide tailgate. Never mind it being bigger than a Focus, it's bigger than a Mondeo..."
"With the Rapid, Skoda has created a car that appeals to the heads of family car buyers everywhere. It’s practical, clever, efficient and easy to drive..."
"Skoda’s engineers have done a great job when it comes to the quality of the Citigo’s ride. It feels incredibly grown-up and not at all like a small city car."
"With a five-star Euro NCAP crash-test rating, the Citigo boasts impressive safety for a car of its size..."
"The Skoda Citigo is a thoroughly grown-up, well made city car that still knows how to have fun."
"The Citigo is willing and peppy to drive, well engineered and ticks all of the car-about-town boxes."
"Willing, nimble and agile, the Citigo is everything you’d want from a city car, with the welcome added backdrop of grown up solidity, reassurance and quality. It has delightfully pure manners in corners, but also rides bumps with tough adeptness – a little firmly, but unruffled with it."
"ŠKODA's taken everything the old fabia did so well and modernised it. The commonsense supermini choice."
"With its spacious interior and comfortable ride, the latest Skoda Fabia is arguably the best small car you can buy."
"There are plenty of thoughtful ‘Simply Clever’ touches throughout the Octavia. Features like a built in ice-scraper, reversible rubber boot carpet and door-pocket waste bin add to the appeal and make it stand apart from rivals, as does the large, 590-litre boot."
"No family hatchback can match the Skoda Octavia when it comes to combining space, quality and value for money."
" The Skoda Octavia makes a fantastic family car, because it’s practical, relaxing to drive and surprisingly affordable to buy and run."
"…a fuss-free, uncomplicated and easygoing small family car."
"…with proven mechanicals and a refreshing lack of gimmickry, it aims to appeal to an assured kind of buyer who doesn't need to hide behind a badge to impress others."
"Couple the useful dimensions with [...] decent equipment levels and competitive prices and the Rapid Spaceback makes sense..."
"The new Superb is comfortable, quiet and relaxing whether you’re in the front or the back..."
"There are some nice touches, too, that give the impression that ŠKODA has your wellbeing close to its heart."
"The Superb has a hugely spacious, high-quality interior."
"…a chunky looking, no-nonsense SUV that oozes character and ability."
"The Yeti might compete in a marketplace where the emphasis is on practicality, with driver appeal way down the list of priorities, but it’s a rare treat from behind the wheel."
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