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Skoda Rapide review 2012

Skoda Rapid review

Bare-faced badge engineering at Volkswagen Group For – lots of room Against – looks too much like the SEAT clone; interior materials not up to other Skodas   The SEAT Mii/Skoda Citigo/VW Up city cars are virtually identical and now the Skoda Rapid /SEAT Toledo are hard to tell apart. They are even built in the same […]

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Skoda Yeti Elegance review 2012

Skoda Yeti Elegance review

4×4 2.0 TDI CR 170 PS Another example of Skoda high quality, practicality Stunning performance from one of Volkswagen Group’s most powerful diesels. For – A refreshing take on the small SUV. Against – No automatic available on the 170 PS engine The Yeti that is reputed to roam the Himalayan region of Tibet may be a legend […]

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Skoda Citigo review 2012

Skoda Citigo review

The second of Volkswagen’s three-pronged attack on the city car sector For – Straightforward, practical and effective Against – Looks too much like an Up! or Mii The Skoda Citigo is, as its name suggests a city car and is launched into a segment of the market which is still growing strongly. Considering all the models spun […]

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Skoda Superb Estate review 2012

Skoda Superb Estate review

2.0 TDI 140 Elegance DSG Mercedes E-Class Space, Quality At Near Astra And Focus Prices ***** out of 5 When Ferdinand Piëch, charismatic multi-billionaire autocrat became executive chairman of Volkswagen in 1993, he set out his vision for the company which included strategic competitors for each of its brands: Mercedes and Lexus and their conservative quality […]

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Skoda Fabia review 2010

Skoda Fabia vRS review

New, Go-Faster Version Of Cute Czechette Now You Can Choose An Estate-Car Model Too Just Who Buys New, Pricey Little Souped Up Runabouts? *** out of 5 For – good value, if you like that sort of thing Against – if you like that sort of thing, you should be locked up  Skoda has souped up […]

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Skoda Superb review

Huge, Handsome, High Quality. Czech Branch Of VW’s Big Family Saloon Will Phase Passat, For One. Gizmo Changes Saloon Into Hatchback At Touch Of A Button. Time To Dump That Silly Name Though. **** out of 5 “While Skoda agonises about the new name, the country should join in and decide whether it wants to […]

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Skoda Fabia Greenline

Skoda Fabia Greenline review

Frugal Version Maximises Economy. Sips Fuel, But Faster Than Claimed By Skoda. Penalty Is Unacceptable Engine Noise. *** out of 5 The big car manufacturers are falling over themselves trying to come up with interim attempts to provide fuel sippers as the price at the pump soars, and the Skoda Fabia Greenline is the latest […]

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Skoda Roomster review

Cute, Useful, An Unusual Combination. Skoda Says This Is An MPV As Well As A Car. Looks Good, Drivers Well, Lugs Lots Of Things; Pricey Too. **** out of 5 You would think that a car with a less than poetic name like the Skoda Roomster and which was in fact a thinly disguised Volkswagen […]

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