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Leon

Leon adds touch of Spanish flair to estate market

SEAT claims its new Leon is cheaper and meaner than its rivals. But is it built down to a price? Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out. SEAT have sold a total 600,000 vehicles in the UK after a hesitant start nearly 30 years ago, in a build-up peaking here last year at more than 45,000, all […]

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Octavia estate

Octavia estate gives you more for less

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda has long made the estate car one of its major features. Motoring writer Keith Ward takes a look at the Octavia Estate. ESTATES loom large in the sizeable Skoda Octavia range, accounting for more than half the 46 versions and around one third of this model’s sales. Like the […]

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Dacia Logan MCV road test review

Dacia Logan MCV gives rivals run for their money

DACIA call the Logan their MCV – standing for Maximum Capacity Vehicle. There’s still the whiff of old Eastern Europe austerity about that, somehow.

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Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review

Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review: Bigger is better!

Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review: Bigger is better! DAVID HOOPER says this Octavia is built for economy rather than speed. THE new Skoda Octavia range has taken a big jump upmarket and is now on a par with the Golf and Audi models in terms of quality. […]

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Skoda Rapid road tests as historic name returns

NEW SKODA RAPID ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW Squeezing into the Skoda range is this new Rapid model. DAVID HOOPER explains why, and drives two versions of the new car. The new Skoda Rapid, the seventh model line in the Czech company’s expanding range, revives another name from the past – and there was a […]

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What Car? readers honour Skoda

Skoda models have proven popular with What Car? readers. OVER 30,000 What Car? readers — all with real-world experience of living with their cars — voted Skoda the Best Manufacturer of 2010. Skoda’s multi-award winning range of cars also scored well in their individual categories, with the Octavia placed first in the Small Family car group, while […]

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