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Family Car of the Year


Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia hatch

“Bigger and better all-round than its predecessor. Fantastic performer on all fronts,”

Chris Russon


“Offers a lot and delivers excellent drive and comfort,”

Ian Lynas


“Roomy, classy interior and great value. An easy win,”

Tristan Young


“It wafts over bumps in a manner more akin to a big luxury car. And it’s efficient, modern and easy to drive. It hits the spot perfectly,”

Alex Robbins


“The Octavia is a car you buy with your head rather than your heart. Practical, comfortable and cheap to run, it’s ideal family transport,”

David Ross


“The Workmate of family cars is better than ever with clean-cut looks, cabin space and quality,”

Alisdair Suttie


“The latest Octavia ushers 21st century technology into a package that already boasted the main quality that make it such a uniquely appealing family car at this price point…cabin space. What a great package,”

Tom Sharpe


“Everything you could want from a family car; comfortable, relaxing and easy to live with,”

Anthony ffrench-Constant


“The only car you ever need,”

Mat Watson