Skoda Karoq 1.5 TSI Sport Line 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Skoda Karoq 2020 front - 69 plate
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RRP £28,785What Car? Target Price£26,971
Review

The Skoda Karoq is a top-drawer family SUV with a flexible seating, a big boot and plenty of space inside for passengers. It’s also a pleasure to drive, thanks to its comfortable ride, great visibility and well made interior. If you’re after something sportier then have a look at the Seat Ateca, but the Karoq is the better all rounder.

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Trim: Sport Line

On top of SE L’s kit list, you get 19in wheels, sports front and rear bumpers, sports seats, metallic paint, an electric tailgate and a panoramic roof. It’s too expensive to recommend unless you’re hopelessly in love with the sportier looks.

Engine: 1.5 TSI

This punchy petrol engine isn’t much thirstier than the 1.0-litre unit but feels more than strong enough to haul the Karoq around. Not only has it got plenty of power, it’s more refined than the diesels. That said, our True MPG fuel economy figure of 36.0mpg for a car fitted with an auto 'box was a little disappointing (and worse than a Seat Ateca 1.4 TSI 150 DSG). But unless you drive to the moon and back every year, this is still your best bet. Available as a manual or automatic.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

521

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

150

g/km

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