Forget the badge, you people out there don't know what you're missing
This car is being used as a taxi. I think this speaks volumes for the build quality of Skoda. I have hired two other Skoda Octavias for this purpose and from a taxi drivers point of view there is no better car on the market.
The fuel economy around town is excellent, averaging 48 mpg.
Reliability is spot on. Absolutely no troubles at all.
Level of trim is generous. (air-con, 6 cd auto-changer, twin airbags, power steering, electric front and rear windows, electric heated mirrors and ABS.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 28th August, 2002