Its replacement, the Karoq, is something altogether more conventional, being effectively Skoda's version of the Seat Ateca and Volkswagen Tiguan. It's grown slightly in size over the Yeti in all departments, chiefly for the benefit of interior passengers, and in true Skoda style ends up with a boot much bigger than that of its main rival, the Nissan Qashqai.
There are five engines in the range, and you can choose between front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual gearbox, or four-wheel drive and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
To get a sneak preview of what the Karoq will be like to drive when it goes on sale later this year, we went to Estonia, where the final development work is being carried out. Read on for our initial in-depth impressions.