Scala reviews

"a sleek, compact family car with plenty of space"

The Škoda Scala is our Top Small Car of 2019

Stuff NZ

"While Scala embodies the many virtues of a small hatch, it also takes the fight to the SUVs in a number of ways. It has a massive 467-litre boot and the cabin reeks of the kind of clever touches you might normally associate with family focused SUVs."

Scala Hatchback is star for Škoda NZ


"The Scala Ambition’s handling was effortless, the ride was comfortable, making it one of the best in its segment. It’s no wonder the Scala has gained five star rating from overseas motoring publications and won UK’s Which? family car of the year for 2020."

Škoda Scala Hatchback: Not so fast with those SUV's

NZ Herald - Driven NZ

"Overall the Scala cabin is a happy place. The quality is good, the ergonomics impressive and the accommodation excellent. The front occupants enjoy those heavily bolstered seats and those in the rear enjoy a vast amount of space for this size of car. It’s enough to make you wonder whether you need an SUV."

The next step for Škoda New Zealand


"We took both the Sport and Style on independent tests in the greater Auckland area and I have to say I was impressed. The powertrain is responsive and the handling is precise, it feels nimble as a hatchback should yet offers plenty of room to be very practical. "

First drive review: Škoda Scala


"Ride and refinement are extremely impressive for a car of this size and price."

Škoda Scala review


"The Scala does a cracking job, and it has a fair amount of style and quality, too."

New Škoda Scala 2019 review

AutoExpress UK

"The Scala also gets the latest version of Škoda’s infotainment system. The interface is as slick as ever, and quick to respond to inputs."

2019 Škoda Scala review

Driving UK

"Its steering is light but precise, there’s decent road-holding and solid body control, all of which inspire confidence."