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Skoda Octavia Estate (2020-) review

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Key features
  • Large estate
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The fourth-generation Skoda Octavia Estate, launched in 2020, is based on the same platform as the VW Golf Mk8. The Octavia is a medium-size car offered in both hatchback and estate forms, and can be ordered with petrol, diesel, mild hybrid or plug-in hybrid engines. How does the Octavia Estate compare with rivals such as the Ford Focus Estate, Hyundai i30 Estate and Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer? Find out in our full Skoda Octavia Estate review.

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Last checked by Which?

July 2021

First reviewed by Which?

July 2021

Released

June 2020

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