Skoda Kamiq 1.0 TSI 95 S 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £18,755What Car? Target Price£17,860
Review

The Kamiq is a breath of fresh air in the small SUV class. It’s bigger and classier inside than either the Seat Arona or the Volkswagen T-Cross, more comfortable and has some really clever features to help take the stresses out of modern family life. Overall, we prefer the nimbler Ford Puma's package that includes more agile handling, but that shouldn't stop the Kamiq featuring high up on your shopping list.

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S trim is the entry point and comes with basics including LED dipped-beam headlights, 16in alloy wheels, air conditioning, electric mirrors, electric windows and a 6.5in infotainment screen with a DAB radio and Bluetooth. Only available with the 1.0 TSI 95 engine.

If you're happy with modest, but still perfectly exploitable levels of zip (ie, 0-62mph in around eleven seconds) then we recommend this 94bhp petrol. It's just the ticket for daily journeys; okay, it needs revving fairly hard if you want to get up to motorway speeds quickly, but once you’re rolling there’s a surprising amount of low-down shove, which means you're not changing up and down the five-speed manual gearbox too often. 


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

128

g/km

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