Škoda drives off with five What Car? Awards
20 January 2023
Škoda has added to its remarkable collection of What Car? titles by securing no fewer than five more accolades for 2023. The Czech brand enjoyed another busy night at the annual awards ceremony - widely regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of the automotive industry – with the Superb named as an overall category winner and the Scala, Octavia and Karoq all recognised as Best Buys in their respective categories.
Leading Škoda's 2023 silverware haul was the Superb Estate, which extended its remarkable winning streak by taking home the What Car? Best Estate award for a record-breaking eighth year in the row. The Czech estate has now been named as the best in class since 2015, with its combination of value, practicality and comfort proving to be an unbeatable combination.
The Škoda Scala also recorded a back-to-back victory, being named Best Family Car for Value for the second year in a row.
The Octavia was another repeat winner, retaining its title of Best Family Car for Practicality. As in previous years, the Octavia wowed the judging panel with its broad range of talents.
In addition to dominating the estate car category, the Superb was also named Best Executive Car for Value. Once again, the Czech-built hatch and estate impressed the panel with its unbeatable practicality and comfort..
Completing Škoda's impressive trophy haul was the recently updated Karoq, which was named Best Family SUV for Value by the What Car? judging panel.
In total, Škoda has won 18 What Car? titles in just three years, making it one of the most decorated brands in the industry. In total, Skoda cars won 43 industry awards across all sectors of the automotive media in 2022.