ŠKODA’s Kodiaq RS – Best of 2023 Reviews

Skoda Kodiaq RS 2023 review revisited

ŠKODA Kodiaq RS –  ŠKODA Kodiaq is a mid to large size SUV that comes with a choice of engine options. Last week I drove the sporty RS version.

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This is a stylish and practical family SUV that is priced from around $75,000 dollars drive away.

The RS version has extra features like leather seats that are both heated and ventilated in the front, 20 inch alloy wheels and matrix LED headlights.

Other clever ŠKODA features include door edge protectors that fold out when the doors are opened, luggage hooks in the boot area and rear door window shades.

The large 9.2 inch central screen has excellent resolution and the virtual dash adds a layer on class not often found in this price range. Wireless smart phone connectivity and charging are appreciated.

The RS comes with a more powerful two litre turbo petrol engine and a seven-speed direct shift transmission and all- wheel drive traction. Its sporty and fun to drive as well as economical.

There is also multiple drive mode options available.

The Kodiaq RS is better as a five-seat family SUV but has two extra seats available when needed. It’s a little different to other SUVs in this segment and I like that.

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Skoda KODIAQ RS 2023 interior front 1


Skoda KODIAQ RS 2022 engine

What is good?

  • Stylish and clever design
  • Sporty driver engagement
  • Comfortable and practical

What is not so good?

  • Bit heavy on fuel if you have a heavy right foot
  • Tight third row seats
  • Big jump in price from next model

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Also look at.

Sporty seven seat SUVs are not all that common. However there are plenty of normal such vehicles.

Buyers could look at Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe, Peugeot 5008 GT,, Subaru Outback XT, Toyota Kluger Hybrid

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Brianna has been driving a different car every week since she got her learners permit. Now writing and doing videos for us she is also qualified in the Hospitality, Beauty and Child Care industries but still finds time to be our resident gourmet chef. She provides the most magnificent meals when the mood takes her.Her camp oven damper made at Ute weekends and camping trips has to be tasted to be believed.In addition to that, she has a particular affinity with off road driving and has been driving since she was 9 years on the same farm as Rob learned to drive on. Unusually for one so young she is exceptionally competent with off road driving, keeping up with drivers that many more years experience. Brianna is currently compiling her own bush cook book along with her other business interests.