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1999 Skoda Octavia Review

Buy Another One Tomorrow — my first skoda was rally red,i only had one fault wit her and that was the door on my side when i was angry and broke it other than that the drive and the build was actually goo. she wa always a good car drive and always started on first turn

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: good and sturdy in the bends

Cons: very big dont like big cars steer clear

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1999 Skoda Octavia Review

1999 Skoda Octavia 1.8 Slx Combi — This was my first car purchase in Europe and I couldn't have picked a better car. In 1996 Skoda was being slowly taken over by VW, the car I purchase was a limited edition which was dubbed the 1.8 but in actuality it had an Audi 1.86 liter engine which developed 150 hp. It's a good thing I mentioned Audi because my cousin at the time bought an A4 and I was blown away by how the cheaper Skoda had absolutely ever single dashboard switch and light plus the plastic panels all over the interior were the same. In my opinion the Octavia looked better than the A4 just because it didn't have that chopped back end, also because I traveled to a lot of sketchy countries and where the A4 would stand out the Octavia blended in. The handling was ok, since it was front engine no real room for power slides, but it was great in the Russian winter with winter tires. The build quality was German for the mechanics and Czech for the rest of the car which meant the plastic pieces wobbled and seats looked much cheaper than on the Audi or VW, still in the end I paid only 13,000 for a brand new Station Wagon with AC and power locks and windows, not to mention the sweet engine and precise 5 speed manual. The car is incredibly tight in the rear seats mainly because the bulk of the interior space went to the over sized trunk. Compared to the VW Bora Combi or the Audi A4 Avant the Skoda definitely has the bigger trunk but terrible rear leg room. It takes the cheapest gas you can find and all the spare parts were Bosch so readily available anywhere in Europe.

Pros: Reliable, Trunk Spacious, Great Fuel Economy, Fun to Drive, Great Looking

Cons: Terrible rear leg room, Front wheel drive and not AWD. German bland interior styling

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1999 Skoda Octavia Review
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All In All A Good Car — 1,9 TDI 90HK 210NM 0-100km/t (0-62) 12,9 sec, 18,9 km/l (44,6 MPG) Build Quality is good, Looks good Fine styling exterior is a Little old looking but still fine Fun factor 5 of 10 (buy the 1,8T or 1,9 130HK TDI if you want fun)

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: All in All a good car

Cons: hmm could use More power,

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2009 Skoda Octavia Reviews

Car Background By Ramez

its performance is so good when its on manual gear, also the braking system. its build is so heavy and strong which is good in a way but bad for the acceleration speed. in town and A/C it is not good ... Read More

Interior By Sahaj

verry verry stylish car . interior is very good and speed also. its handling is very good . its power is like a sports car .it price is very good . its fuel tank has large copacity .it has big capac... Read More

2008 Skoda Octavia Reviews

It's A Good Car, No Matter The Age. By Ferruccio

It's a diesel, so performance isn't that great. Still, when the turbine kicks in, you do feel it. It has excellent braking power, and the handling is suprisingly good for a car its size. It's a sol... Read More

Worth Every Penny By Stefan

The 1.9 TDi PD engine is the most efficient engine for this model, 90bhp, variable geometry turbine. Do not try to install BOW in combination with this type of turbine. Climatronic makes every cent, a... Read More

2007 Skoda Octavia Reviews

Really Good Car! By Lars

Fantastic car. Did have my doubts about Diesel, but it drives and handles amazing for a car in that range. Bought it as a used car to minimize the loss, but hopes to bye a new one next time. 100 % sat... Read More

Large Economical Car By Ian

Performance - 1.9tdi is a bit slow but gets +60 mpg quite easily Build Quality - Its a VW. Nuff said Appearance - Understated but classy Cost - Not expensive Fun - Not really! The 2.0tdi engine would ... Read More

2006 Skoda Octavia Reviews

I Buy Again..skoda..simple Clever By Mario

7 happy years..until now nice family car..now i have new part.. brake with ATE power disk..and that is big difference vs oem brakes..much better no problems with this car.. after many happy... Read More

My Father's Skoda. By Janek

It's quite reliable and nice car. It's also very comfortable, because the interior is all made in leather with things as seat heating or navigation. It's engine is 2.0 turbo diesel, so it has more tha... Read More

2005 Skoda Octavia Reviews

A Family Hatchback Doubling As A Sports Car. By Samuel

Great car, decent acceleration due to the 140 bhp engine mated to the 6-speed DSG gearbox. Tyre width was ok, but not for cornering too hard. 50 - 65 mpg (UK). it had load hooks in the boot for the sh... Read More

Great car, great quality, good performance, bad ass music, problem's with gearbox, and always a little too short with the breaks. Engine with 102 horse power and 1.6 liter engine. Super comforteble ... Read More

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