Skoda Skoda Scala Hatchback 1.0 TSI 95 SE L 5dr

Power assisted steering
Bluetooth system
Speed limiter
Lane assist
Android Auto
Multifunction colour trip computer
Easy light assist
Rain and light assist with auto dimming rear view mirror
Amundsen satellite navigation with 9.2" glass colour touchscreen with virtual cockpit
Wireless SmartLink for Apple Car Play
Front assist system
Amundsen satellite navigation with 9.2" glass colour touchscreen with virtual cockpit, web radio and traffic sign recognition
8 loudspeakers
DAB Digital radio
Bolero radio with 8" touchscreen display
2 USB - C ports
Electric folding door mirrors
Privacy glass
Front and rear electric windows
Tinted windows
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Body colour door mirrors and handles
Chrome grille surround
Front centre armrest with stitching
Umbrella
Third rear headrest
Front head restraints
Dual zone climate control
12V socket in luggage compartment
Chrome inner door handles
Storage compartment under front seats
12V Accessory socket in centre console
Textile floor mats
Manual lumbar support for front seats
Glovebox with cooling system and illumination
Instrument cluster with chrome painted decor ring
Chrome strip on the dash and door panel
Glasses storage in roof liner
Net in centre console
Chrome on gear and handbrake lever
Reading lights for driver and front passenger
Sun visor with make up mirror for front passenger
ISOFIX for rear passenger seat
Two tone horn
Curtain airbags
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Hill hold control
Seat belt reminder for all seats
Emergency call and proactive services
Front head and side airbags
Passenger airbag switch off function
One tone horn
Alarm
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Keyless entry with start/stop button
SAFE function for remote central locking
Temporary space saver wheel
CO2 123
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 999
Compression Ratio 1988
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 494
Gears 5
Transmission Manual
Combined 60.10
Urban 52.30
Extra Urban 47.10
Badge Engine CC 999
Badge Power 95.00
NCAP Rating
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 10.65
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 11.00
Engine BHP 95.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 1126
Engine Torque 175.00
Top Speed 118
Front Tyres 205/50 R17
Rear Tyres 205/50 R17
Spare Tyre SPACE SAVER
Height 1471
Length 4362
Wheel Base 2649
Width 1793
Fuel Tank Size 52.50
Weight 1620
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 1126
Towing Weight Unbraked 600
Number Of Seats 5

Ten Second Review

The Scala is Skoda's most credible tilt yet at the Focus-class family hatchback segment. Though the engineering's familiar from other VW Group models, the way the Czech brand has packaged it all up is quite appealing, with a decent combination of value, practicality and efficiency. If you prioritise sense and sensibility, want value in a car of this kind and are looking for something a little different from the obvious contenders in this class, the Scala could be worth a look.

Background

Skoda has yet to really crack the family hatchback market, which in some ways is strange given the considerable success that various generations of its Fabia supermini have enjoyed. Last time the Czech brand attacked this segment, it was so desperate to succeed that it brought us not one family hatch design but two, the very Skoda-like Rapid and the more conventional Rapid Spaceback. Now, all efforts have been concentrated on just one design, just one body shape and just one name: Scala. The name comes from the Latin meaning 'stairs' or 'ladder', reflecting the fact that this model will be 'a leap forward in design and technology' according at least to Skoda. Of course, from an engineering point of view, it shares just about everything with Volkswagen Group contemporaries, in this case primarily VW's Golf and SEAT's Leon. But as usual, Skoda offers it all at slightly lower prices and with a range of 'Simply Clever' design features intended to make everyday life with this car just that little bit easier.

Driving Experience

Let's get the under-bonnet stuff out of the way first. The Scala comes with three petrol engines with a cylinder capacity of either 1.0 or 1.5 litres, plus there's a 1.6-litre diesel. Most will choose the 1.0-litre TSI petrol unit, available with either 95PS or 115PS. The former unit comes only with a 5-speed manual stick shift, but if you choose the 115PS variant, you'll be offered the choice of either 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG auto. The DSG 'box is also optional on the other two engines in the range. The 1.5 TSI 150PS petrol unit's worth a look, equipped as it is with efficient Active Cylinder Technology that means it's almost as efficient as the 1.0-litre option. As usual, you'll choose the 115PS 1.6-litre TDI diesel if you want more pulling power; there's 250Nm of torque - though the 1.5 TSI petrol can match that. As usual with a compact Skoda, expect solid, safe handling; you won't be buying this car for driving thrills. Skoda suspension set-ups tend to be slightly on the firm side too. Optional is an Adaptive Cruise Control system that can automatically keep the car a safe distance behind the vehicle in front on the motorway, being even able to slow you right down to a stop and start you off again if you come across a tailback.

Design and Build

The Scala is a crisp piece of design work with its clearly defined surfaces, flowing lines and sleek aerodynamics. The front is actually quite striking with an upright radiator grille, a large air inlet underneath and side Air Curtains. The side profile 'tornado line' makes the vehicle look longer and works well with the sweeping roof line. There are LED head and tail lights, wheels of between 16 to 18-inches in size and as an alternative to the standard tailgate, the car can be ordered with an extended rear window. Under the skin, the car sits on the VW Group's latest stiff, sophisticated MQB-A0 platform. Inside up-front, the Scala gets the brand's latest generation infotainment system with a free-standing screen positioned high on the dashboard in clear view of the driver. Plus there's the option of a 10.25-inch 'Virtual Cockpit' digital instrument binnacle display. Classy touches include ambient lighting with a white or red light, plus the warm hues and contrasting coloured stitching on the seat covers provide a pleasant feeling of spaciousness. The long 2,649mm wheelbase allows for more rear seat leg room than you might expect to find in a car of this class. Out back, there's a large 467-litre boot, the largest in the class. This increases to 1,410-litres with the rear bench folded.

Market and Model

Prices start at just over £17,500 and the range consists of five familiar Skoda trim grades; 'S', 'SE', 'SE Technology', 'SEL' and 'Monte Carlo', with all four offering decent levels of standard specification. Despite its status as the entry-level model, the 'S' is fitted with 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, leather for the steering wheel, gear and handbrake lever and a height adjustable driver's seat. Customers opting for the 'S' model also get air-conditioning, a DAB digital radio, front and rear electric windows and a 'Swing' infotainment system with a 6.5-inch screen. In terms of safety equipment, the 'S' model features front head and side airbags, Front assist, Lane assist, a Speed limiter and Emergency call with proactive services. The mid-range 'SE' model adds a host of additional features including cruise control, rear parking sensors, a 'Bolero' infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, an integrated umbrella and a height adjustable passenger seat. If you're happy to spend just over £20,000 on your Scala, then your dealer will direct you to the plushest 'SEL' model, which includes the brand's top 'Amundsen' infotainment system with a 9.2-inch glass touchscreen, plus there's a hi-tech digital cockpit, climate control air conditioning, keyless entry with start/stop and a colour multifunction trip computer. The exterior design features 17-inch alloy wheels, full LED rear lights, dynamic indicators and privacy glass on the rear windows. At the top of the range, the 'Monte Carlo' variant includes 18-inch black Vega alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof and an interior leather pack with red stitching.

Cost of Ownership

As you'd expect, all the Scala engines meet the latest Euro 6D emissions standard and all the petrol units are equipped with a particulate filter. All engines come with brake energy recovery and Stop/Start technology. The 1.5 TSI is also equipped with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) that cuts the engine from four to two cylinders under light-to-medium throttle loads. Skoda won't be bringing to the UK the 1.0 G-TEC unit that's designed to run on CNG environmentally friendly natural gas. In terms of WLTP efficiency stats? Well, expect the base 1.0 TSI 95PS petrol unit to return up to 50.4mpg on the combined cycle and up to 126g/km of CO2. The volume 115PS 1.0 TSI petrol unit manages to return 51.4mpg on the combined cycle and up to 124g/km of CO2. For the 1.5 TSI, the figures are 49.6 and 130g/km, while for the 1.6 TDI diesel, you're looking at around 60.1mpg and 122g/km. Finally, while it's certainly true that other rivals better the three year 60,000 mile warranty that Skoda provides, you can extend your cover to four or five years by paying extra. Not that you really need to. The brand regularly tops independent consumer satisfaction surveys: according to real people, there are few more satisfying cars to own.

Summary

We always thought that the Rapid Spaceback was an under-rated car and there's every chance the Scala will be too. If you really don't want to pay an awful lot extra for the slush-moulded sophistication of a Golf but want all the same engineering and practicality, then you'll find it here. And in a form that doesn't carry any sort of budget brand stigma. There are more exciting class choices to be sure. But, by and large, you don't buy a family hatchback for excitement. All the reasons you would want such a thing are covered off here with typical Skoda thoroughness. And with enough style and quality to make brand loyalists feel rather smug. This probably won't have been the car you started out wanting in this class, but there's just a chance that it may be the one you actually need.

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Lease Type

Contract Length

Annual Mileage

Initial Rental (Months)

Cruise control Standard (ex. VAT)
Adaptive cruise control £366.67 (ex. VAT)
Voice control system £20.83 (ex. VAT)
Park assist system £545.83 (ex. VAT)
Rear view camera £354.17 (ex. VAT)
Front and rear parking sensors £362.50 (ex. VAT)
Drive mode selector £112.50 (ex. VAT)
Rear parking sensors Standard (ex. VAT)
Wireless charging £212.50 (ex. VAT)
Electrically operated boot door £366.67 (ex. VAT)
Driver fatigue sensor £54.17 (ex. VAT)
Blind Spot Detection (BAS) £470.83 (ex. VAT)
USB - C port by rear view mirror £41.67 (ex. VAT)
Metallic paint £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Heated windscreen £266.67 (ex. VAT)
Special paint £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Solid paint Standard (ex. VAT)
Towbar preparation £162.50 (ex. VAT)
Chrome window surround £145.83 (ex. VAT)
Electric folding towbar £712.50 (ex. VAT)
Foldable tow bar £654.17 (ex. VAT)
Exclusive paint £812.50 (ex. VAT)
Headlight washer system with washer fluid level indicator £129.17 (ex. VAT)
Front fog lights with cornering function Standard (ex. VAT)
Electrically folding towbar with adaptor £833.33 (ex. VAT)
Panoramic glass sunroof £1083.33 (ex. VAT)
Pearl effect paint £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Basic LED headlights with LED daytime running lights Standard (ex. VAT)
High beam control £204.17 (ex. VAT)
Full LED headlights with adaptive front light system £712.50 (ex. VAT)
LED rear lights with dynamic indicators Standard (ex. VAT)
Removable towbar with adaptor £758.33 (ex. VAT)
Net partition £108.33 (ex. VAT)
Rear centre armrests Standard (ex. VAT)
Variable boot floor £141.67 (ex. VAT)
Leather multifunction steering wheel Standard (ex. VAT)
Height adjustable passenger seat Standard (ex. VAT)
Height adjustable drivers seat Standard (ex. VAT)
Double sided boot floor £66.67 (ex. VAT)
3 spoke heated leather multi-function steering wheel £200.00 (ex. VAT)
Microsuede cloth upholstery Standard (ex. VAT)
Electrically adjustable driver seat £466.67 (ex. VAT)
White ambient lighting £225.00 (ex. VAT)
Red ambient lighting £225.00 (ex. VAT)
Heated front seats and washer nozzles £225.00 (ex. VAT)
Leather multifunction sport steering wheel £195.83 (ex. VAT)
Front centre armrest with 2 rear USB ports £83.33 (ex. VAT)
Copper ambient lighting £225.00 (ex. VAT)
Fabric/microsuede upholstery Standard (ex. VAT)
2 spoke heated leather multi-function steering wheel £204.17 (ex. VAT)
Dynamic sport interior pack - Scala £570.83 (ex. VAT)
Tailgate design pack - Scala £250.00 (ex. VAT)
Exterior design pack - Scala £1383.33 (ex. VAT)
Interior pack - Scala £108.33 (ex. VAT)
Winter pack - Scala £400.00 (ex. VAT)
Boot pack - Scala £70.83 (ex. VAT)
Smoker pack - Scala £37.50 (ex. VAT)
Leather/microsuede pack - Scala £1016.67 (ex. VAT)
Family pack - Scala £170.83 (ex. VAT)
Simply clever pack - Scala £162.50 (ex. VAT)
Pearl - Black magic £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Quartz grey £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Brilliant silver £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Race blue £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Rallye green £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Titan blue £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Moon white £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Special paint - Meteor grey £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Special paint - Corrida red £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Special paint - Candy white £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Maple brown £495.83 (ex. VAT)
Exclusive paint - Velvet red £812.50 (ex. VAT)
Solid - Energy blue Standard (ex. VAT)
Exclusive paint - Crystal black £812.50 (ex. VAT)
Crew protect assist and rear side airbags £379.17 (ex. VAT)
Driver knee airbag £216.67 (ex. VAT)
Sport chassis control with drive mode select £445.83 (ex. VAT)
Sport chassis control with drive mode select for towing £445.83 (ex. VAT)
Latice grey decorative insert with chrome hot stamping Standard (ex. VAT)
Beige brushed decorative insert with chrome hot stamping Standard (ex. VAT)
Microsuede cloth - Black/grey Standard (ex. VAT)
Dynamic sport interior pack - Microsuede cloth - Black £529.17 (ex. VAT)
Latice grey decorative insert with copper hot stamping Standard (ex. VAT)
Black dots decorative insert with chrome hot stamping Standard (ex. VAT)
Copper brushed decorative insert with chrome hot stamping Standard (ex. VAT)
Leather/microsuede cloth - Black £1016.67 (ex. VAT)
Leather/microsuede cloth - Beige £1016.67 (ex. VAT)
Dynamic sport interior pack - Fabric/microsuede cloth - Black £570.83 (ex. VAT)
Fabric/microsuede cloth - Black/grey Standard (ex. VAT)
Fabric/microsuede cloth - Black/beige Standard (ex. VAT)
17" Stratos alloy wheels Standard (ex. VAT)
17" Propos aero alloy wheels in black £383.33 (ex. VAT)
17" Volans alloy wheels £383.33 (ex. VAT)
18" Sirius alloy wheels £708.33 (ex. VAT)
18" Vega aero alloy wheels £787.50 (ex. VAT)
18" Vega alloy wheels £708.33 (ex. VAT)

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Power assisted steering
Bluetooth system
Speed limiter
Lane assist
Android Auto
Multifunction colour trip computer
Easy light assist
Rain and light assist with auto dimming rear view mirror
Amundsen satellite navigation with 9.2" glass colour touchscreen with virtual cockpit
Wireless SmartLink for Apple Car Play
Front assist system
Amundsen satellite navigation with 9.2" glass colour touchscreen with virtual cockpit, web radio and traffic sign recognition
8 loudspeakers
DAB Digital radio
Bolero radio with 8" touchscreen display
2 USB - C ports
Electric folding door mirrors
Privacy glass
Front and rear electric windows
Tinted windows
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Body colour door mirrors and handles
Chrome grille surround
Front centre armrest with stitching
Umbrella
Third rear headrest
Front head restraints
Dual zone climate control
12V socket in luggage compartment
Chrome inner door handles
Storage compartment under front seats
12V Accessory socket in centre console
Textile floor mats
Manual lumbar support for front seats
Glovebox with cooling system and illumination
Instrument cluster with chrome painted decor ring
Chrome strip on the dash and door panel
Glasses storage in roof liner
Net in centre console
Chrome on gear and handbrake lever
Reading lights for driver and front passenger
Sun visor with make up mirror for front passenger
ISOFIX for rear passenger seat
Two tone horn
Curtain airbags
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Hill hold control
Seat belt reminder for all seats
Emergency call and proactive services
Front head and side airbags
Passenger airbag switch off function
One tone horn
Alarm
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Keyless entry with start/stop button
SAFE function for remote central locking
Temporary space saver wheel
CO2 123
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 999
Compression Ratio 1988
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 494
Gears 5
Transmission Manual
Combined 60.10
Urban 52.30
Extra Urban 47.10
Badge Engine CC 999
Badge Power 95.00
NCAP Rating
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 10.65
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 11.00
Engine BHP 95.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 1126
Engine Torque 175.00
Top Speed 118
Front Tyres 205/50 R17
Rear Tyres 205/50 R17
Spare Tyre SPACE SAVER
Height 1471
Length 4362
Wheel Base 2649
Width 1793
Fuel Tank Size 52.50
Weight 1620
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 1126
Towing Weight Unbraked 600
Number Of Seats 5

Ten Second Review

The Scala is Skoda's most credible tilt yet at the Focus-class family hatchback segment. Though the engineering's familiar from other VW Group models, the way the Czech brand has packaged it all up is quite appealing, with a decent combination of value, practicality and efficiency. If you prioritise sense and sensibility, want value in a car of this kind and are looking for something a little different from the obvious contenders in this class, the Scala could be worth a look.

Background

Skoda has yet to really crack the family hatchback market, which in some ways is strange given the considerable success that various generations of its Fabia supermini have enjoyed. Last time the Czech brand attacked this segment, it was so desperate to succeed that it brought us not one family hatch design but two, the very Skoda-like Rapid and the more conventional Rapid Spaceback. Now, all efforts have been concentrated on just one design, just one body shape and just one name: Scala. The name comes from the Latin meaning 'stairs' or 'ladder', reflecting the fact that this model will be 'a leap forward in design and technology' according at least to Skoda. Of course, from an engineering point of view, it shares just about everything with Volkswagen Group contemporaries, in this case primarily VW's Golf and SEAT's Leon. But as usual, Skoda offers it all at slightly lower prices and with a range of 'Simply Clever' design features intended to make everyday life with this car just that little bit easier.

Driving Experience

Let's get the under-bonnet stuff out of the way first. The Scala comes with three petrol engines with a cylinder capacity of either 1.0 or 1.5 litres, plus there's a 1.6-litre diesel. Most will choose the 1.0-litre TSI petrol unit, available with either 95PS or 115PS. The former unit comes only with a 5-speed manual stick shift, but if you choose the 115PS variant, you'll be offered the choice of either 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG auto. The DSG 'box is also optional on the other two engines in the range. The 1.5 TSI 150PS petrol unit's worth a look, equipped as it is with efficient Active Cylinder Technology that means it's almost as efficient as the 1.0-litre option. As usual, you'll choose the 115PS 1.6-litre TDI diesel if you want more pulling power; there's 250Nm of torque - though the 1.5 TSI petrol can match that. As usual with a compact Skoda, expect solid, safe handling; you won't be buying this car for driving thrills. Skoda suspension set-ups tend to be slightly on the firm side too. Optional is an Adaptive Cruise Control system that can automatically keep the car a safe distance behind the vehicle in front on the motorway, being even able to slow you right down to a stop and start you off again if you come across a tailback.

Design and Build

The Scala is a crisp piece of design work with its clearly defined surfaces, flowing lines and sleek aerodynamics. The front is actually quite striking with an upright radiator grille, a large air inlet underneath and side Air Curtains. The side profile 'tornado line' makes the vehicle look longer and works well with the sweeping roof line. There are LED head and tail lights, wheels of between 16 to 18-inches in size and as an alternative to the standard tailgate, the car can be ordered with an extended rear window. Under the skin, the car sits on the VW Group's latest stiff, sophisticated MQB-A0 platform. Inside up-front, the Scala gets the brand's latest generation infotainment system with a free-standing screen positioned high on the dashboard in clear view of the driver. Plus there's the option of a 10.25-inch 'Virtual Cockpit' digital instrument binnacle display. Classy touches include ambient lighting with a white or red light, plus the warm hues and contrasting coloured stitching on the seat covers provide a pleasant feeling of spaciousness. The long 2,649mm wheelbase allows for more rear seat leg room than you might expect to find in a car of this class. Out back, there's a large 467-litre boot, the largest in the class. This increases to 1,410-litres with the rear bench folded.

Market and Model

Prices start at just over £17,500 and the range consists of five familiar Skoda trim grades; 'S', 'SE', 'SE Technology', 'SEL' and 'Monte Carlo', with all four offering decent levels of standard specification. Despite its status as the entry-level model, the 'S' is fitted with 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, leather for the steering wheel, gear and handbrake lever and a height adjustable driver's seat. Customers opting for the 'S' model also get air-conditioning, a DAB digital radio, front and rear electric windows and a 'Swing' infotainment system with a 6.5-inch screen. In terms of safety equipment, the 'S' model features front head and side airbags, Front assist, Lane assist, a Speed limiter and Emergency call with proactive services. The mid-range 'SE' model adds a host of additional features including cruise control, rear parking sensors, a 'Bolero' infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, an integrated umbrella and a height adjustable passenger seat. If you're happy to spend just over £20,000 on your Scala, then your dealer will direct you to the plushest 'SEL' model, which includes the brand's top 'Amundsen' infotainment system with a 9.2-inch glass touchscreen, plus there's a hi-tech digital cockpit, climate control air conditioning, keyless entry with start/stop and a colour multifunction trip computer. The exterior design features 17-inch alloy wheels, full LED rear lights, dynamic indicators and privacy glass on the rear windows. At the top of the range, the 'Monte Carlo' variant includes 18-inch black Vega alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof and an interior leather pack with red stitching.

Cost of Ownership

As you'd expect, all the Scala engines meet the latest Euro 6D emissions standard and all the petrol units are equipped with a particulate filter. All engines come with brake energy recovery and Stop/Start technology. The 1.5 TSI is also equipped with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) that cuts the engine from four to two cylinders under light-to-medium throttle loads. Skoda won't be bringing to the UK the 1.0 G-TEC unit that's designed to run on CNG environmentally friendly natural gas. In terms of WLTP efficiency stats? Well, expect the base 1.0 TSI 95PS petrol unit to return up to 50.4mpg on the combined cycle and up to 126g/km of CO2. The volume 115PS 1.0 TSI petrol unit manages to return 51.4mpg on the combined cycle and up to 124g/km of CO2. For the 1.5 TSI, the figures are 49.6 and 130g/km, while for the 1.6 TDI diesel, you're looking at around 60.1mpg and 122g/km. Finally, while it's certainly true that other rivals better the three year 60,000 mile warranty that Skoda provides, you can extend your cover to four or five years by paying extra. Not that you really need to. The brand regularly tops independent consumer satisfaction surveys: according to real people, there are few more satisfying cars to own.

Summary

We always thought that the Rapid Spaceback was an under-rated car and there's every chance the Scala will be too. If you really don't want to pay an awful lot extra for the slush-moulded sophistication of a Golf but want all the same engineering and practicality, then you'll find it here. And in a form that doesn't carry any sort of budget brand stigma. There are more exciting class choices to be sure. But, by and large, you don't buy a family hatchback for excitement. All the reasons you would want such a thing are covered off here with typical Skoda thoroughness. And with enough style and quality to make brand loyalists feel rather smug. This probably won't have been the car you started out wanting in this class, but there's just a chance that it may be the one you actually need.

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