Škoda Awards 2012

ŠKODA has won several prestigious car awards over the years and continues to receive praise from both critics and customers alike. As a strongly popular brand overall, ŠKODA’s different models have received nods in their various categories, Below are some of the awards won In 2012, 

Fleet News: Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer

Auto Express: Best Manufacturer

Birchwood ŠKODA has a fabulous range of these award-winning models on offer. Whether you are looking for a finance or a purchase option, experts at Birchwood can provide all the necessary information at our Eastbourne branch. Contact us today to arrange a test drive, or fill out our enquiry form.

ŠKODA Citigo

WhatCar?: Best City Car -  ​The Citigo was crowned winner of the Best City Car Between £8,000-£10,000 Battling up again many other rivals the Citigo has done brilliantly to take not only one but two New Car of the Year Awards.

Auto Express: Best City Car and New Car of the Year - ​Winning two awards from Auto Express for  Best City car and then Overall Car of the year it is easy to see why the ŠKODA Citigo remains a popular choice for city drivers looking for a more reasonably priced and reliable vehicle whose standards rival that of manufacturers such as Volkswagen.


ŠKODA Fabia & Fabia Estate

Parkers: Best Family Estate Car Under £15,000 - The ŠKODA Fabia Estate is a popular choice for young families, this is because not only is it cheap to run it is great value for money and generously spacious. For the Eco-conscious families you can get the Greenline model with low emissions and cheap to tax.

JD Power: Small Car Segment 3rd Place - For a car that is compact yet fun it is no wonder why the Fabia was shortlisted in the JD Power Small Car Segment for 2012. The Fabia only finished 3rd but whilst it was up against stiff competition it is still a great achievement.

ŠKODA Yeti

Auto Express: Customer Satisfaction - After coming in second last year in the awards it is great to see the Yeti take the title for the award this year. The ŠKODA Yeti’s popularity also extends to the family unit, as Auto Express gave it the Customer Satisfaction award

Honest John: Most Popular Crossover and Most Rated - For the ŠKODA Yeti to win two awards in the Honest John awards for 2012 is an impressive feat. with owners giving the Yeti glowing reviews this helped to push the yeti to the top to win.

Total 4x4: Mid-Range Class - Class Honours - The Yeti may not look like your usual off-road vehicle but don't be fooled, Total 4x4 awarded the Yeti Class Honours as a Mid-Range Class model, showing how it is considered a great investment for off-road drivers.

Diesel Car: Best Crossover - The award for Best Crossover in 2012 went to the well deserved Yeti. It combines the great looks of a 4x4 and the practicality of a MPV flawlessly with great driving response and high comfort it is no wonder why it was crowned winner.


ŠKODA Superb

Auto Express: Best Family Car & Best Estate Car - The Superb scooped the Best Estate Car at the Auto Express awards last year and this year the Superb has continued its glory winning the Best Estate Car again and also being awarded as the Best Family Car.

Car Buyer, Diesel Car, Carbuzz, Fleet News & Fleet World: Best Estate Car - As a practical yet powerful car, the Superb is great for Motability users and amazingly won Best Estate Car five times from multiple critics, 5 awards for Best Estate in one year really shows how good the ŠKODA Superb is.

Parkers: Best Premium Executive Car Under £30,000 - Being paired up against stiff competition the ŠKODA Superb had no problem fighting off the rivals to take the award as Best Premium Executive Car Under £30,000. Chris Horrell, Product Marketing Manager at ŠKODA UK said "We’re delighted that ŠKODA has delivered an exceptionally strong result in this year’s awards,”