2018 Skoda Karoq Could Be All The SUV You’ll Ever Need

If you value practicality, tech, comfort and an overall relaxing drive, the Skoda Karoq should tick all those boxes for you – and then some.

During this in-depth review of the Karoq, Carwow went as far as to conclude that, if you’re in the market for a compact SUV, you should just go right ahead and buy the Karoq, skipping the shortlist phase.

In the cabin, there’s plenty of leg and headroom both front and rear, plenty of storage spaces and a well-laid out cockpit with good quality materials throughout. The reviewer was particularly impressed by this range-topping Edition model and its 9″ touchscreen display, plus all the other bells and whistles.

On the road, the Karoq is easy to drive thanks to its light steering, although the suspension is a bit more firm than the one on a VW Tiguan. As for the engines, you’re advised to skip over the 1.0-liter petrol, as well as the 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter diesels, and go for the 1.5-liter 150 PS turbocharged petrol, which is surprisingly economical and by no means a slouch.

On the downside, if you want all-wheel drive on your Karoq, you can only get it if you opt for the 2.0-liter diesel – which, by the way, is the only one that also comes with a fully independent rear suspension.

In any case, you can learn all the details about Skoda’s latest SUV by watching the video that follows.


  • AxlRock

    Of late, Skodas have mostly been the most sensible cars. Reliable with solid build, spacious, smart looking, and cheaper than equivalent VWs. If VW let them, I’m sure they can outsell their sister cars

    • alexxx

      On point…
      Really,they do everything you need from a car and have good prices…
      This will be a hit…

    • Mynameis Taylor

      and some of their cars look better too

  • Six_Tymes

    one of the top 3 reviewers

  • TheHake

    The Karoq is realy nice. Test drove one a month and a half ago. It’s spot on.

“Need For Speed” Mustang Camera Car Could Be Your Next Whip

Based on a 2013 GT, this rigged Mustang was tuned by Roush and goes for $35k .

Australian Dust Storm Turns Day To Night In Mere Seconds

You could be excused for thinking driving in a dust storm is like venturing into a black hole.

GM’s Robo-Taxi Ride-Sharing Plans Hit A Hurdle

General Motors wants to roll out up to 2500 autonomous taxis, likely based in San Francisco.

2019 Honda Civic Sedan Is A Well-Sorted Package

The revised Honda Civic Sedan might actually be the best choice in the compact segment.

Drake Owns The Only Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet In North America

The Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet is thought to sell for upwards of $1 million new.

Drool Over Ex-Little Tony Gorgeous Lamborghini Miura P400 S

Restored by Polo Storico, it can be seen at the 2019 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

Fuel Cell Car Prices Will Match Hybrids Within A Decade, Says Toyota

The main reason will be the greatly reduced of platinum, which will be equal to that of a catalytic converter.

I Pity The Fool… Who Thought Opel’s Zafira Would Make A Good A-Team Van

Diesel, front-wheel drive and neon yellow? BA Baracus would throw a fit.

2020 BMW M8 Competition Does A Strip Tease In South Africa

The M8 Competition should debut later this year with a twin-turbo V8 producing at least 617 hp.

Apple Reportedly Bid To Buy Tesla Back In 2013

Apple reportedly made a bid for Tesla at roughly $240 a share, more than the company is currently worth.