Written on: 17/08/2009
Brought the Skoda Octavia 1.6 second hand had 58,000km it runs like a dream..great car (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2006 by lfordskoda (1 review written)
The Octavia is a great drive. It is essentially a Volkswagen Golf meets Audi A3. It drives the image of the golf. 1.6 best value as 2.0 not faster - 0-60 11.9 vs 11.7. (read more)
Written on: 25/07/2005 by dammygaj (1 review written)
The Skoda Octavia 1.6 ltrs A/T Ambient Limo, is a fine car at the cost acquired. In its class are the likes of Volkswagin Bora 1.6ltrs. As is known, they bear about the same engine type and to a great extent the same body parts since the Skoda cars were acquired by VW. In 1 year the car was able to deliver 35,000km with attendant bad roads. Within the period, it was only casualty to a falled radiator fan which caused engine temperature to rise beyond the 90 deg celcius mark. Subsequent... (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2005 by alextehgoonie (1 review written)
Skoda Octavia 1.6 Estate Car Review
One problem is that the roads in Latin American Countries like the one I live in can ruin the bumpers. The bumpers are made a little bit too low and tend to get scratches and end up in bad shape pretty fast. As for highways such as in the U.S. or Europe the make is fine. (read more)
Written on: 29/03/2005 by simonkelsall (1 review written)
I've got a Skoda Octavia estate 1999 T'reg. My box was distoyed on tick over when I tried to reverse, now the casing has an 8 inch crack in it and won't hold oil so I can't exchange it for a reconditioned unit, so it's a new box at over £1,100. (read more)
Written on: 02/01/2005 by centralfm (2 reviews written)
I have had my Skoda Octavia 1.6 Estate Car since august 04, and I can say that on the whole I'm quite happy with it.
The good reputation that the Octavia has compelled me to buy one. The car feels fun to drive most of the time, and you feel quite safe in the cabin as the structure seems solid.
The ride feels good too, but you do get some quite loud road noise at times, which is a shame as the engine is very quiet when stationary.
The car takes turns well, as you feel like it hugs the road,... (read more)
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