Octavia reviews

“The end result with the New Octavia is a beautifully clean, minimalistic look.”

Škoda NZ's all-new Octavia RS Wagon


"It takes a lot to impress me when it comes to new vehicles; I get on average two new vehicles a week and I’ve been a motoring writer for two decades. But there are some cars that stand out the moment you start them – and no, not all of them are expensive European sports cars."

2021 Škoda Octavia is mild and wild


"I'm calling this a mild Octavia but in truth the power is much better than what's on paper. The front wheel drive wagon felt happy moving around the 'burbs and offered more than ample space for my small family network."

Škoda Octavia RS Wagon review: Space race


"The Octavia is a beaut blend of spirited acceleration and family friendly ride, thanks partly to the long 2686mm wheelbase. Swift, stable – just a sweet family wagon for the enthusiast."

Road test review: Volkswagen Golf vs Škoda Octavia RS


"The Octavia RS is simply more interesting to look at, touch and sit in."

2021 Škoda Octavia RS - The sub $60k Sports Wagon

Drive Life

"Where Škoda has hit the nail on the head is the combination of fun, practical and spec level, all for under $60,000."

Family car of the year 2019: Overall winner

What Car? UK

The Škoda Octavia has been named as the What Car? Family Car of the Year 2019: overall winner.

Škoda tops Australia customer satisfaction survey


"..we already know our customers love the ŠKODA product and our unique suite of 'Simply Clever' features; but it's extremely pleasing to have this confirmed in an independent industry-wide survey."