The Skoda Rapid is the most important product in the Czech carmaker’s India line-up. It is an India-specific product and a volume player for Skoda. Half a decade into its life, the Rapid gets its first major design revamp and sheds the face it inherited from the Fabia. We hit the road with the aesth
Getting up close with the 7-seater SUV in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
The diesel avatar of the Superb put to the test!
We pit two of the best thirty lakh rupee cars against each other to see who comes out on top!
Skoda recently launched the all-new Superb with a host of new features, more power and more importantly an all-new design. We drove the car around the beautiful roads of Coorg to see what this new budget-limo is all about!
While on one side their Octavia is selling much faster than they can fill in the order books, Skoda India is having a rough time selling their entry level product, Rapid. The competition has grown strong and Skoda had to up their game. A new engine and a gearbox is how they have chosen to fight the
Let's make one thing clear here. The new Skoda Rapid is not a facelift but a Model Year update. It doesn't get any design upgrades both outside and inside, but now comes with a new diesel engine and a new 7-speed automatic DSG transmission. Apart from the regular petrol and diesel versions, the Rapi
The SUV segment has bailed out many a manufacturer out of the doldrums thanks to the Indian consumers affinity towards these large hunks of metal. However while most of them have tasted success, there have been a few who despite being capable and better than the competition in most aspects haven't r
The Superb is the flagship model for Skoda and the second-generation that was launched in India has been a runaway success for the Czech Republic manufacturer. The second-generation was launched in 2009 and this was a completely new design of the Superb as it has a streamlined design. In 2014, Skoda
An apt phrase that would help describe these two machines that belong to the same family, but compete against each other in the executive saloon category. Outright ?German?, it?s the recently launched Skoda Octavia versus Volkswagen Jetta; which one of them is the most potent out of the two is what
Back at the start of 2000s, a Czech automobile manufacturer ventured into the Indian market. At the time, the company targeted the premium sector. You guessed it, the Skoda Octavia was a runaway success in the Indian market from its launch in 2001. Back then, the ease of drivability, the comfort and
As we bid good-bye to the Ford Fiesta, the Skoda Rapid makes it way into our long-time garage. The Rapid is Skoda’s new entry-level sedan that was based on the Polo platform and is available with petrol and diesel options. We picked up the diesel version of the Skoda Rapid due to our intensive trav
Skoda’s Octavia had been one of the most famous diesel sedans in the country, and people even liked the Octavia vRS— which was introduced later on. The Octavia vRS was the first petrol turbo engine in the Indian car market and it made a big impact on the car enthusiasts.
We have been driving around the Skoda Yeti 4x4 which happens to our long term test car currently. After having driven for more than 800kms covering over a month we are now in a position to get a first hand ownership report.
The Skoda Superb has been around for a while now and is one of the best buys in its segment in terms of comfort, build quality and ownership value. Skoda was under the onslaught from the competition that included its cousin the recently launched New Hyundai Sonata, New VW Passat and the Honda Accord
It has been more than a year now, since Skoda launched its mini crossover SUV-Yeti in India. Though it is a very fine mini SUV, Skoda Yeti did not bring in large numbers as it was expected. The Skoda Yeti is a mini SUV crossover that was introduced globally in 2009. India got the 4x4 (4 Wheel Drive)
The journey for Skoda in India has been quite wavy with all highs and lows in Indian market. At one time, it tasted big success with its first entrant- Skoda Octavia way back in 2002, followed by the classy sedan Skoda Superb in 2004 and the exuberant-Skoda Laura in 2006. Skoda floated its first sma
Skoda Laura 2.0 (CR) Elegance DSG Automatic Long Term Test What really is a long term review? Well in a long term review the vehicle is driven over an longer period practically everyday, it is more of an Ownership review where the tester practically lives with the vehicle and everything from fuel ef
The Skoda Superb has been around for a while now and is now one of the best buys in its segment, recently Skoda introduced the 1.8 TSI Petrol version of the Superb which is aroumd Rs. 1.5-lakh cheaper than the Automatic 1.8 TSI version. With the new price the Superb 1.8 TSI is now more tempting in c
Skoda finally launched its first SUV for India a few days back, we drive the top end variant the Skoda Yeti Elegance to bring you the first hand review of the much awaited car.
Gone are the days when Skoda was an unknown brand in India, currently it’s a very well known auto maker not only around the world but also in our country. It largely made a name with its Octavia and Laura which became a benchmark in terms of best in segment quality and safety. Both the models are st
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