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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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New Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a record-breaker

Sabine Schmitz drives the Skoda Kodiaq vRS

The upcoming Skoda Kodiaq vRS has set a new lap record for the fastest seven-seat SUV around the Nurburgring. Top Gear presenter and ‘Ring specialist, Sabine Schmitz, hustled the 236bhp 2.0-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engined car around the track in just 9 minutes 29.84 seconds. With adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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Wiggo incognito at Skoda dealership

Sir Bradley Wiggins at Mitchell SKODA

Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins swapped wheels for deals when he surprised potential buyers at a Skoda retailer in the north-west. Hidden cameras captured the scene as the Tour de France champion and Olympic gold medallist handed over keys to unsuspecting customers taking the new Kodiaq seven-seater SUV for a …

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Skoda Karoq review

Skoda Karoq review

It would be easy to dismiss the all-new Skoda Karoq as just another SUV. However, the reality is quite different. This new kid on the block more than holds its own against the formidable Nissan Qashqai and other rivals including the Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Seat Ateca, which is …

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Revealed: the best new car interiors

Rolls-Royce Ghost interior

New research has found that interior design, quality and comfort are major priorities for motorists when choosing a new car. Comfort and refinement lead the way, with well over half (56%) of those polled stating that a relaxing and quiet driving environment is crucial, according to the What Car? survey. …

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Keeping your dog cool in the car

Cool Dog in Skoda Octavia

The current heatwave has seen temperatures soar high into the 30s – good news for UK holiday-makers, but it can make family dogs feel very hot under the collar. Every year dogs die in cars. In fact, in 2016 the RSPCA received 7,187 calls about animals left in potentially life-threatening …

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Skoda Fabia celebrates double milestone

Fabia production double celebration

Skoda has produced the 500,000th third-generation Fabia – and the four-millionth Fabia since the model debuted in 1999. The half-millionth Fabia – a Combi with a 1.0 TSI petrol engine and an automatic DSG transmission in Moon white – rolled off the production line in Mladá Boleslav in the Czech …

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Skoda Octavia vRS review

Skoda Octavia vRS

The Skoda Octavia isn’t the Czech car maker’s biggest-selling car globally for nothing. Good looking, spacious, well-equipped and fantastic value for money, it’s hard to fault. Then to cap it all, the Octavia is also available in sport vRS spec – a hidden gem of a car if ever there …

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Skoda tops UK vehicle dependability survey

Skoda tops JD Power dependability survey

Skoda owners experience the fewest problems of any car brand, according to the latest JD Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study. The Czech manufacturer has topped the table two years running, with two models heading their sector for quality and reliability in 2016. The Fabia was ranked he most dependable …

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