Skoda Scala vs Volkswagen Golf Comparison

    Skoda Scala

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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    Based on the Skoda Scala AMBITION 85TSI
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf GTi
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    265 to 275 km
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $33,590 - $42,090
    $32,790 - $77,490
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Pretty good price point for base model
    • Seven-year warranty now standard
    • Clever interior packaging
    Misses
    • 1.0 TSI is characterful but relatively unrefined
    • Blind-spot, rear cross-traffic not available
    • No keyless entry or push-button start
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Remains the consummate all-rounder
    • Impressive front differential and DSG
    • Price cut is very welcome
    Misses
    • Interior remains a Golf 8 weak point
    • Evolution, not revolution under the bonnet
    • Stock isn't as abundant as it once was

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Metallic Paint (+$550)
    • Pearl Effect Paint (+$550)
    • Premium Paint (+$1,100)
    • Power Tailgate (+$600)
    • Service Pack - 5 Year/75,000km (+$1,800)
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    Colours Available

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    999 - 14981395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    1.5L, 1.0L2.0L, 1.4L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, TURBO 3TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1616
    Power
    85kW - 110kW110kW - 245kW
    Power RPM
    5500 - 60005000 - 5600
    Torque
    200Nm - 250Nm250Nm - 420Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20001500 - 2100
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.59.3 - 10.5

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