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Skoda Kodiaq

(2017 - present)

The Skoda Kodiaq is a large seven-seat SUV that shares many of its mechanical components with other Skoda models and different vehicles within the Volkswagen Group family.

The Kodiaq was launched in 2017, and was subsequently joined by a more off-road model called the Scout, a sportier model called Sportline and a more luxurious version called L&K. A high-performance vRS model joined the range in early 2019.

The Skoda Kodiaq has received consistently positive reviews from the UK motoring media since it was launched. Lower-spec models have generally earned higher scores than the more expensive models. It has been particularly praised for its spacious cabin and value for money, although the driving dynamics are not necessarily as involving as some rival vehicles.

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Body style: Large SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £25,775 on-road

Launched: Winter 2016/17
Last updated: Spring 2019
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

Skoda Kodiaq 1

The Car Expert

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Skoda Kodiaq 2

Auto Express

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Skoda Kodiaq 3

Autocar

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Skoda Kodiaq 4

Carbuyer

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Skoda Kodiaq 5

Daily Mail

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Skoda Kodiaq 6

Evo

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Skoda Kodiaq 7

Green Car Guide

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Skoda Kodiaq 8

Honest John

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Skoda Kodiaq 9

Parkers

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Skoda Kodiaq 10

The Sun

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Skoda Kodiaq 11

The Sunday Times

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Skoda Kodiaq 12

The Telegraph

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Skoda Kodiaq 13

Top Gear

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Skoda Kodiaq 14

What Car?

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Skoda Kodiaq 15

Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: May 2017

Skoda Kodiaq 17

92%

ADULT OCCUPANT

Skoda Kodiaq 18

77%

CHILD OCCUPANT

Skoda Kodiaq 19

71%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Skoda Kodiaq 20

54%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Skoda Kodiaq has not yet been tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Skoda Kodiaq has received

2019

  • Honest John Awards – SUV of the Year
  • Auto Trader New Car Awards – Best Seven-Seater
  • Towcar of the Year Awards – Best Large Family Towcar

2018

  • Auto Express Awards – Large SUV of the Year
  • Honest John Awards – Car of the Year
  • 4×4 of the Year Awards – Best Medium SUV
  • DieselCar Top 50 Awards – Best Large SUV

2017

  • Auto Express Awards – Large SUV of the Year
  • Top Gear Magazine Awards – Best Family SUV
  • Carbuyer Best Car Awards – Best Tow Car
  • DieselCar Top 50 Awards – Best Large SUV
  • Parkers New Car Awards – Best Seven-Seater
  • What Car? Awards – Best Large SUV

2016

  • Top Gear Magazine Awards – Best Car for Big Families

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