Skoda Scala 1.0 TSI 95 S 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Skoda Scala front
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  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD front wide cornering
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  • Skoda Scala front
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD rear cornering shot
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD dashboard
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD rear seats
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD infotainment
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD front wide cornering
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD side panning
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD front studio
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD front cornering shot
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD rear studio
  • Skoda Scala 2021 LHD boot open
  • Skoda Scala 2021 RHD front seats
RRP £17,270What Car? Target Price£16,161
Review

Don't discount the Scala on the basis that it's cheap. It ticks many of the boxes that some more expensive family cars fail to do, with its supple ride, decent handling, good infotainment system, amazing rear seat space and vast boot. Only its cheap-looking interior and weaker-than-average resale values mark it down.

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The entry-level trim is fine if you're on a budget, because you get the important things such as LED dipped-beam headlights, air-conditioning, heated and powered door mirrors and four electric windows. And you get 16in alloys, a leather-trimmed gearlever and steering wheel, automatic emergency braking and lane assist, plus a 6.5in infotainment screen with Bluetooth and a DAB radio.

This 94bhp TSI 95 is fine but, in a car this size it can feel a little flat. We'd recommend stepping up to the TSI 110 if you can.


Key information

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

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

467

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

119

g/km

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