The Skoda Octavia has been praised for its brilliant design and has been named ‘The most dependable compact car’ in the annual J.D Power Dependability Awards. The awards were voted for by over 80,000 vehicle owners about their experience during their first 3 years of owning a vehicle. The fewer the number of problems reported by car owners, the higher the score.
The award was voted on by examining 177 vehicle problems across many categories which included:
– Driving experience
– Vehicle Exterior
– Seats/Heating/Ventilation/Air con
– Vehicle Interior
– Engine and Transmission
Skoda is no stranger to the J.D Power Dependability Awards, as they have won more than 10 Driver Power awards since the start of 2011. Their current Octavia model was released in early 2016 and has already earned 15 awards throughout the industry including the ‘Auto Trader new car of the Year’.