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Lexus named UK’s most satisfying car brand

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Japanese premium brand Lexus has topped two Honest John Satisfaction Index 2020 league tables – for Most Satisfying Manufacturer and Most Reliable Manufacturer. In the annual survey of 10,000 drivers, Lexus held off Skoda and Jaguar to take the Most Satisfying Manufacturer title and pipped SsangYong and Suzuki to be …

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Driver Power 2020: Top 10 best car brands revealed

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Lexus has been named best car maker for the fourth year running in the annual Driver Power ownership survey, published exclusively in Auto Express. Owners said that no other manufacturer builds more reliable cars, or cars that are built better, than Lexus. And not only do the firm’s customers love …

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Skoda’s K-9 Kodiaq reports for police duty

Skoda Kodiaq police dog unit

The Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle in the Skoda range to be converted into a specially designed police dog unit. Providing greater visibility for the driver and offering increased ground clearance to help enable access to remote locations, the Kodiaq dog vehicle is fitted with a range of driver …

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Clever car tech helps hay fever sufferers

No more sneezing - Skoda develops technology to combat in-car hay fever suffering

The latest technology available in the new Skoda Scala hatchback will delight the UK’s 13 million hay fever sufferers who are plagued by the condition every summer. With hay fever season in full swing and pollen counts reaching high levels, drivers are being advised to avoid drowsiness inducing medication, keep …

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Skoda Karoq Scout review

Skoda Karoq Scout

We find out whether the Skoda Karoq Scout is as tough as it looks… ‘Scout’ is the badge Skoda uses to denote its vehicles that have more of a go-anywhere appeal. Already used in the current range on the Octavia and Kodiaq, Scout models sport a rugged look and boast …

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Top 10 car brands for customer satisfaction

Lexus UX

Japanese car makers led by Lexus have dominated the Driver Power 2019 brand results, claiming six of the Top 10 spots. Hot on the heels of last week’s Driver Power new car results – which saw the Toyota Prius claim victory as the best car on sale today – the …

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Double celebration for Skoda

Skoda Octavia turns 60

It’s been a big week for Skoda with the Czech brand marking two important automotive achievements. Firstly, it’s the 60th birthday of the Octavia, Skoda’s most successful model in the UK and a multi-million seller around the world. Second, the 500,000th third-generation Superb has rolled off the production line in …

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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New Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a record-breaker

Sabine Schmitz drives the Skoda Kodiaq vRS

The upcoming Skoda Kodiaq vRS has set a new lap record for the fastest seven-seat SUV around the Nurburgring. Top Gear presenter and ‘Ring specialist, Sabine Schmitz, hustled the 236bhp 2.0-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engined car around the track in just 9 minutes 29.84 seconds. With adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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