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Skoda Octavia (1998–2004)

Last updated 26 August 2016

 
3
Satisfying drive and responsive engines. Decently built. Owners rate them highly. The vRS is quite pacy. Practical estate is better than the saloon. Taxi drivers loved the 1.9 TDI and many did 200k miles plus.
Engines can develop problems. The attitude of badge snobs who should know better. Make sure it wasn't a taxi.

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Owners' reviews

5
The best car I've ever owned
4
Speedy workhorse
5
Fantastic Workhorse
4
Astonishingly reliable and fun to drive.
5
Value, quality, space and reliability - the Skoda Octavia
4
You may not love the Octavia but you will respect it. A prince of a vehicle.
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