Skoda Scala review

Category: Family car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol
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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
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Introduction

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You rarely get something for nothing in this world, so while cars are becoming bigger and more sophisticated, they’re also becoming more and more expensive. Well, most of them are; the Skoda Scala is one of the potential exceptions to this dastardly, dosh-depleting rule.

It's a little longer than the Volkswagen Golf and is available with the VW Group’s latest tech. Yet it's priced to undercut not only the Golf but also other big-name rivals, such as the Ford Focus, Kia Ceed and Vauxhall Astra.

If you’re a little confused about where this leaves the Skoda Octavia, that’s perfectly understandable. The Octavia is also an attractively priced family car from the Czech brand, but the truth is that not every household needs something as big as that. So Skoda hopes the Scala will complement, rather than undermine, its bigger and slightly pricier brother.

The Scala certainly looks quite different. By ditching the Octavia’s saloon-like profile for a proper hatchback silhouette, it has a style all of its own. What’s more, Skoda says it hasn’t skimped on choice; the Scala is available with an extensive range of engines and trim levels.

Over the next few pages, we’ll look at everything you need to know, from what the Scala is like to drive to how practical it is, and we'll reveal whether you should choose one – over its rivals – as your next new car. And remember, whichever new car you settle on, you can potentially save thousands without the hassle of haggling by using our New Car Buying service. Just click on the link to start the process.

At a glance

Number of trims5 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? petrol
MPG range across all versions47.9 - 53.3
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£920 / £1,527
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£1,840 / £3,054

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