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Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia

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4.0 from 94 reviews · View Statistics
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Reviews

  • Build Quality
    4.1 (17)
  • Value for Money
    4.0 (17)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.9 (16)
  • Noise Level
    3.7 (17)
  • Braking
    4.4 (17)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.1 (17)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (16)
  • Suspension
    3.9 (17)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.2 (17)
  • Handling
    4.4 (17)
  • Interior Design
    4.5 (17)
  • Boot Size
    4.8 (17)
  • Comfort
    4.1 (17)
  • Features
    4.2 (17)
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Best car I’ve ever owned

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Purchased in at Skoda Dealers for $46,320.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Mitch R
Mitch R
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

Best value for money

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Purchased in .

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Sunnflower
SunnflowerAU
  • 27 reviews
  • 18 likes

Never expected

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Anthony O.
Anthony O.Sydney, NSW
  • 4 reviews
  • 4 likes

Expensive Lemon

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Purchased in for $50,000.

Build Quality
2/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Adrian B.
Adrian B.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 4 reviews
  • 4 likes

Never to buy one again

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I have bought my car just 2 months and had to go to the service centre 3 times and when I went the second time they could not fix my car so imagine taking off from work and going to the service centre again and again. I call it the pappadam car,only looking good very sluggish take off and the automatic system if it’s the wipers or anything else its not good will be trading it in for something else at least a bag of peanuts.service centre is fat more irritating than the sales people.

Purchased in .

Build Quality
2/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Ted
Ted
  • 22 reviews
  • 50 likes

GTI but better

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Great fun to drive, reminds me much of the VW Golf GTI on which it’s based, but more practical. Still just as quick as the GTI (or at least it feels it) even though is a small/Medium wagon, it still has a larger boot then a Subaru Outback which is classified as a large wagon/suv. Rear leg room is better than all its competitors with loads of space, 2 USB ports and heated front and rear seats which are great on a bad back on a cold winters morning. Reliability has also Ben faultless and it’s proving to be the reliable Volkswagen. DSG is sharp and you don’t need as much adapting to get used to it compared to older models.

My only criticism is it still has a manual handbrake compared to the other Skoda’s which have an electric one

Purchased in at Skoda Dealers for $47,990.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Wazza
WazzaSydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews

75000 Klms with no problems

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Purchased in at Skoda Dealers.

Build Quality
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Jase K.
Jase K.Sydney, NSW
  • 6 reviews

Awesome car

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Goes fast

Use it to commute to work
No dramas in 7 years except for the window

Bad thing is pricey maintenance as the components are quite expensive

Driven about 170000km already and the cars still going strong

Awesome

Purchased in at Umart Online NSW, West Ryde for $480,000.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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grant
grant
  • 11 reviews
  • 6 likes

The hidden gem of the motoring world

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Purchased in for $41,500.

Build Quality
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Gerry Heffernan
Gerry HeffernanSydney, NSW

Warranty repair not honoured. SAD!

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I have a 2016 Skoda Octavia RS. Despite coming with a 5 year warranty Skoda refuse to repair my leaking sunroof which has flooded my carpet on 4 different occasions. Terrible after sales service! Please see image.

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Purchased in for $36,000.

Build Quality
1/5
Value for Money
1/5
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The engines have too many manufacturing defects and no support from the company

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bought two pre owned skodas, both of them driven around 110000 ks , both of them broke down in the next 10000 ks. one because of gear box and the other one due to engine knocking.
when researched online found more then 100 people in the same state with the exact same problem , when spoke to skoda about it they brushed it off saying its maintenance issue. Even the mechanics have acknowledged that these cars have manufacturing defect with their engines and start crumbling after hundred thousand ks.
In short not a long term car and not worth buying a pre owned one regardless of the deal.

Purchased in .

Build Quality
4/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Willow
WillowGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 2 reviews

Much improved and loving it

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This is my second octavia. Skoda has fixed the DSG without the 0.3 second delay to get off the mark. It is so smooth, working extremely well with the 110kw 1.4T engine. Fuel consumption around 6.8lt per 100km around town with climate control operating.
Android Auto make life so easy. Up to date Google map, voice control texting. Google read out your messages.
Turning cycle is unbelievable good for car of this size.
Emergency breaking have safe many lives in city driving.
Strongly recommend

Purchased in for $30,999.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Garth
GarthNortheast, VIC
  • 7 reviews
  • 4 likes

Still drives like new with no issues

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Have had my 2008 performance RS petrol Octavia since 2011 with hassle free driving. Always done servicing on time. Only repairs were the electric coils being replaced as I noticed the engine was unhappy. Other than that I just fuel it up and have it serviced cheaply at Ultra Tune. Goes like the clappers, handles like a dream, cheap to own, easy on fuel and excellent long term paint job with no marks. Would be silly to sell it as its not worth much but is essentially the same car and in the same condition I bought 8 yrs ago. With all cars you can get a dud, but you are less likely with these.

Purchased in for $20,000.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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JB
JB
  • 6 reviews
  • 4 likes

Great value

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Fantastic value for what you get, with massive huge cargo capacity, despite being a medium sized station wagon. I've got the base model, and even the base model has a good level of accessories, such as adaptive cruise control; wired Android Auto/Apple Carplay; and dual-zone climate conrol. Fuel consumption is good, and performance is more than adequate. The only drawback is that it uses premium unleaded.

Purchased in at Skoda Dealers.

Build Quality
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
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richard
richardMurrumbidgee Region, NSW

no problems

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we bought the 118tsi dsg new in 2014 as the last 1z on the lot (Octavia 3 already for sale). Have done 60000km with the only problem being the battery was a stop/start one which our car does not have( they charge differently to normal batteries).
the car is used every day in Wagga Wagga, also as the main travelling car. the car is serviced ahead of scheduled km as it was months came first. It is now being serviced by a European car specialist as the dealer stopped selling Skodas and wanted the car in more often due to extended warrenty

Purchased in for $26,500.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Questions & Answers

Ted
Tedasked
Octavia 1Z (2007-2013)

I already have a Skoda Kodiaq which I love, I’ve now found a 2009 Octavia 147TSI RS, manual, 120,000km. Great condition and full service history. Is this a good buy for a project car? Cheers

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Gerry
Gerry

Hi Ted - sorry I’ve got an RS169 - which is the NE model (2017). I couldn’t advise you and don’t know much about these in terms of reliability etc

Garth
Garth
Olivia
Oliviaasked
Octavia 1Z (2007-2013)

Hi,I am looking to buy 2012 Skoda Octavia 103 TDI Automatic Wagon MY13. Any advice? I am bit hesitant as per previous bad experience with turbo diesels
Thank you

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grant
grant
Olivia
Olivia

Ok thank you for that. One I am looking at possibly buying, have around 113kms on it. Test driving it today or tomorrow.

Wayne
Wayneasked
NE (Wagon) RS 180TSI (2013-2022)

whats the tyre size in nz

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Skoda Octavia

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Compare all 38 Skoda Octavia
CategoryCars and WagonsCars and WagonsCars and WagonsCars and Wagons
Starting Price $27,390.00$44,490.00$49,990.00
TransmissionDual-Clutch (DCT) and ManualDual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol
Wheels17" Alloy18" Alloy18" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption5.5 L/100km6.5 L/100km6.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L50 L50 L50 L
Engine4 Cylinder 1.4L4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L
Max Power110kW @ 6000rpm180kW @ 6700rpm180kW @ 6700rpm
Max Torque250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm370Nm @ 1600-4300rpm370Nm @ 1600-4300rpm
Country of ManufactureCzech RepublicCzech RepublicCzech RepublicCzech Republic
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
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