No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Skoda reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Does the Skoda Fabia have any known issues?
I am looking for a fuel-efficient used car. I am interested in the Skoda Fabia 2012 to 2014, but I hear they have recurrent electrical problems. I have a friend who owns one and has had no problem. ...Read more
Skoda Octavia 2000: Why does the engine keep stopping and won't restart?
Occasionally while driving my 2000 Skoda Octavia the engine stop, revs fall to zero, the “no-charge” indication lights up and a piercing sound signals a NOK situation. Consequent attempts to start up ...Read more
Skoda Octavia RS245: Premium or Sports model?
Is the RS245 Skoda Octavia worth the premium over the Sports model? Read more
Skoda Yeti 2012: What to look out for?
I'm in the market for my first car and I have come across a 2012 Skoda Yeti base model. It’s perfect for me: spacious, well-equipped and surprisingly low kilometres ( Read more
Skoda Superb: Cruise control failure
I bought a new Skoda Superb wagon in February and love it. It was going great up to couple of months ago when the Auto Cruise Control/Front Assist failed. When I took the car in for its 15,000 km ...Read more
Volkswagen Golf: Will the GTE come to Australia?
Do you have any idea if Volkswagen will be bringing the Golf GTE to Australia in the future, or are they bringing any Hybrid or PHEV vehicles here soon? Read more
Audi issued $1.3b fine over dieselgate scandal
The fallout from the dieselgate scandal continues, with Audi today fined a staggering 800 million euros. Read more
Which hatchback should I buy?
We are buying a new car soon, and have a few key questions. We are buying around December this year, is December the best time to buy, or is January better? We plan on having the car for at least ...Read more
Is the DSG gearbox good in a Volkswagen or Skoda wagon?
I’m considering either a VW Passat CC diesel wagon or a Skoda diesel wagon. It will be my first auto transmission after 32 years of driving and I would like to know whether the DSG gearbox is any ...Read more
Volkswagen and Skoda initiate Takata recall program
Volkswagen Group Australia will tomorrow initiate its call back program for Volkswagen and Skoda vehicles caught up in the Takata airbag recall. Read more
Are Skodas unreliable?
I've heard the Skoda is very unreliable. The spare parts are not available and issues with the cars are not fixed properly. Is this true? Read more
Gearbox problems with a 2017 Skoda Fabia
I bought a brand new Skoda Fabia in June 2017. I have experienced a few issues with it. Mid-November, the car wouldn't start and gave me a DSG gearbox error. The car was towed to the dealership and ...Read more