The Skoda Scala is a new compact SUV that’s offered with a 110TSI turbo-petrol engine, driven through either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission.

New Scala comes with a Launch Edition to introduce it to potential Aussie buyers.

Standard exterior features include full LED tail lights with dynamic (sweeping) rear indicators, 18-inch alloy wheels and tinted privacy glass.

It comes with adaptive cruise control, automatic tailgate and Smartlink integration with Apple Carplay and Android Auto.

A Virtual Cockpit, with a 10.25-inch high-definition colour display is standard across the range. Infotainment system (8-inch on 110TSI and Monte Carlo variants and 9.2-inches on Launch Edition) provides a full suite of apps.

The Monte Carlo and Launch Edition have red styling in the sports seats and standard panoramic sunroof; in the Launch Edition.

It has a five year/unlimited distance warranty, capped price servicing and the option to purchase pre-paid service Care Packs for either two or four years.

The Scala range is available now from Skoda’s Australian dealer network, and also for online orders.


Scala 110TSI; from $26,990 driveaway

18-inch wheels in VEGA Silver.
Steel spare wheel.
Window surrounds in black.
Automatic Tailgate.
Rear parking sensors.
Adaptive cruise control.
Tinted windows.
Wireless charging.
Seven airbags.
Hill hold control.
Driver fatigue detection.
Voice control.
Front foglights.
Full LED rear lights, animated turn signal.
Central locking system with remote control.
Rearview Camera.
BOLERO eight-inch Infotainment.
Centre armrest in front “Jumbo Box”.
Multifunction leather sports steering wheel for radio and phone.
Ambient lightning red.
Manual height adjustment and manual lumbar support for front seats.
Tyre pressure monitoring.
Boot package (Cargo elements, net under rear shelf, net programme with bag, two hooks in top tether in boot.)

Monte Carlo $33,990 driveaway (additional to 110TSI)

Exterior black elements.
18-inch wheels in Vega Black.
Panoramic roof.
Sports seats and pedals.
Full LED headlights
Dual-Zone ‘Climatronic’ air conditioning with humidity sensor.
Sport Chassis Control (-15mm) including Drive Mode Select.

Launch Edition $35,990 driveaway (additional or different to Monte Carlo)

Body coloured door mirrors.
Chromed grille frame and window surrounds.
18-inch VEGA Aero wheels.
Leather/Suedia seats.
Heated front and rear seats.
Power adjustment on driver’s seat.
AMUNDSEN 9.2-inch Infotainment system.
Satellite navigation.
Light assist and rain sensor.
Auto dim rear view mirror.
Wireless SmartLink (Apple Carplay only at launch, Android Auto coming later.
Parking assist.
Side assist with blind spot.
Rear traffic alert.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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