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Skoda Cars

Skoda offers 3 new car models in Luxury segment, 1 in Midsize segment in India. Choose a Skoda car to know prices, features, reviews and photos.

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Skoda Auto India Private Limited is an Indian subsidiary of Europe''s number one automaker, Volkswagen. Skoda Works was established as an arms .... more

Skoda Auto India Private Limited is an Indian subsidiary of Europe''s number one automaker, Volkswagen. Skoda Works was established as an arms manufacturer in 1859, but did not develop automobiles. The company started off by manufacturing bicycles. The fall of communism with the Velvet Revolution brought great changes to Czechoslovakia, and most industries were subject to privatisation. In the case of Skoda Automobile the government brought in a strong foreign partner. Volkswagen was chosen in 1990 and, in April, 1991, Skoda became the fourth brand of the Volkswagen Group.

Backed by Volkswagen Group expertise and investments, the design - both style and engineering - has improved greatly. Skoda has been in India for almost a decade and enjoys a premium position among its competitors. Skoda came to India with Octavia in 2002. Octavia is still sold in India but sadly Skoda hasn''t updated it in all these years. Octavia''s Estate version and the Octavia Combi could not attract attention of the consumers and hence these were withdrawn by the company.

By 2005 Skoda was selling over 30,000 cars a year in the UK, a market share of over 1%. For the first time in its UK history, a waiting list developed for deliveries by the company. Skoda owners in the UK have consistently ranked the brand at or near the top of the J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey during the 2000s.

As of 2010, Skoda has several manufacturing and assembly plants, including one in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Skoda also has an assembly plant in the city of Aurangabad, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra which was established in 2001 as Skoda India Private Ltd.

In 2006 Skoda presented its brand new model Roomster, which is a small MPV with a unique design, which reflects future trends. At the end of December 2006 Skoda released the first official pictures of the new Fabia, a model that would replace the Fabia in 2007.

Later in 2008, the company released the first pictures of the face-lifted Octavia with new headlights, front grille and bumper, as well as a slightly restyled rear and interior. The revised car also features a new selection of engines including the 1.4 TFSI and new common rail diesel engines.

A new concept car was presented at the Paris Auto Show in September 2006. The concept was called Joyster, a three-door compact car intended especially for young people.

Volkswagen Group''s Australian arm, Volkswagen Group Australia (VGA), recently announced that they would be returning Skoda, last sold in Australia in 1983, to the Australian car market in October, 2007. As of 2010 the Octavia, Roomster and Superb are available in Australia.

Skoda brought in its flagship car, Superb in 2004. The car underwent a facelift in 2009 when a ''7-star'' Superb was launched. Skoda launched the Laura in 2005 and it too got a fresh look in 2009. It launched a hatchback, Fabia, at the Auto Expo 2008 in Delhi which is well appreciated for its ride quality. The automaker sells its cars through around 70 dealers in 50 cities in India. Skoda cars are known for their world-class build quality and safety features. The company currently manufactures its cars in the Aurangabad plant.

Skoda Road Tests / First Drives

  • Skoda Superb Road Test
    28 Jun 2016 by Ameya Dandekar

    The previous generation Skoda Superb which was launched in 2009 in India was a big hit. Not only it felt luxurious but thanks to its humongous size it had enough knee room to ...

  • 2016 Skoda Superb First Drive Review
    12 Mar 2016 by Santosh Nair

    Skoda’s Superb needs no introduction. A quick way to summarise its legacy would be to say that it was the reason behind some cars exiting the segment. Superior packaging with ...

  • 2016 Skoda Superb First Look Review
    08 Oct 2015 by Sagar Bhanushali

    When Skoda showed off the 2016 Superb for the first time at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the carmaker called it the “best Skoda ever” and if you ask us, that is ...

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Skoda User Reviews

Matured Car...Bad Perception
for Skoda Octavia [2001-2010] on 05-Aug-2016 by Bobby
Exterior Simply amazing design. You see this car from beauti prospective while designers has looked from engineering prospective. If you don't belive me, simply stand at any side of...
It is a over Valued Car - need improvement
for Skoda Yeti on 20-Jul-2016 by Sandeep
Exterior Looks a little old boaring Eurpoean but strudy, it has good shape of the lightings and beam also the auto sensor of wipers. The old Skoda grill. Interior (Features, Space...
Owning a Skoda Product is full of Frustation
for Skoda Superb on 22-Jun-2016 by Saurav Panja
I had booked the new superb diesel in March after their assurance that they would deliver it in April 2016. Later in April, they said that it would take 5 more months to deliver the...
for Skoda Laura [2009-2013] on 02-Jun-2016 by Anuj Dhiman
Exterior Royal car   Interior (Features, Space & Comfort)  Enough features for comfortabole drive with spacious cabin Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and...
for Skoda Rapid on 01-Jun-2016 by Rahul Sharma
Experienced very poor after sales service. Seems like I have purchased new Skoda rapid car from JMD skoda , Thane on 10-Sep-2015.  Oct second week on wards it started giving me...

Upcoming Skoda Cars

Skoda Rapid Facelift Skoda Rapid Facelift

February 2017

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Skoda Octavia vRS Skoda Octavia vRS

April 2017

₹ 18L - 21L

Skoda Kodiaq Skoda Kodiaq

October 2017

₹ 25L - 30L

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