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2024 Skoda Scala Available in the UK from £22,095

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In the market of family hatchbacks, the 2024 Skoda Scala stands out as an appealing combination of style and affordability. With its midlife refresh, this model has not only improved its visual appeal but also introduced notable advancements in technology and performance. As the order books are just opening for this upgraded version, let’s explore the details that make the Scala a compelling choice within its segment.

Exterior – A Sportier and Sleeker Scala

The exterior design of the 2024 Scala exudes an exclusive vibe thanks to thought-out tweaks to both the front and rear bumpers, a redesigned front grille, and slimmer headlights. While these changes aren’t groundbreaking, they add a touch of modernity to enhance the aesthetic of the new model. For those seeking an athletic look, there’s an optional Monte Carlo trim available at an extra cost of £3,900. This package includes 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, a radiator grille, sleek black door mirrors, and distinctive lettering on the boot lid.

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Interior – Thoughtful Design with Simplicity

Step inside the Scala and you’ll be greeted by an interior that showcases design principles combining simplicity with sophistication. In the base SE model, the Scala comes with a range of features which includes an 8.25-inch touchscreen for the infotainment, compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and an 8-inch digital display for the driver. Skoda’s ‘Simply Clever’ features, like the umbrella in the driver’s door and an ice scraper in the fuel filler flap, add touches that make daily commuting more enjoyable.

For £1,800, you can opt for the SE L trim which introduces a larger 10.25-inch Virtual Cockpit display for the driver, a 9.2-inch rear privacy glass, and ambient lighting. These enhancements further enhance your driving experience. If you choose the Monte Carlo trim level you not only get a standout exterior but also enjoy features like Drive Mode Select with Sports Chassis Control, Matrix LED headlights a panoramic sunroof, and a reversing camera.

Performance Under the Hood – Trim Levels

When it comes to performance options, under the hood the Scala offers three engine choices to cater to drivers’ preferences. The base SE trim is equipped with a 1.5-liter three-cylinder TSI petrol engine that generates 94bhp and is paired with a five-speed transmission.

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If you’re looking for a bit of power, the SE L and Monte Carlo models come standard with the 114bhp version of the engine. This provides a driving experience with the option of either a six-speed gearbox or a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission.

At the top of the range is Volkswagen Group’s impressive 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine delivering 148bhp. It’s available in both manual and automatic transmissions catering to those seeking a thrilling ride. It’s important to mention that the Scala doesn’t venture into electrification as it focuses on affordability while improving the efficiency of its petrol engines.

Final Thoughts – A Blend of Style and Practicality

The 2024 Skoda Scala truly stands out as a choice for those who desire a combination of style, performance, and value. The recent mid-life refresh has breathed life into this family hatchback making it perfectly suited for today’s drivers. From its exterior to its redesigned interior the Scala caters to a wide range of needs.

In a market where style often overshadows value, the Scala manages to strike a balance.

Priced at £22,095, the 2024 Skoda Scala gives competition to cars like the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra. It offers a choice without compromising on its features, while in this changing industry, the Scala showcases Skoda’s dedication to delivering a comprehensive driving experience for those drivers who appreciate quality.

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Written by Eduard Huma

Eduard is a car enthusiast and likes to spend his free time following the latest news from the automotive industry. He is an English teacher at a renowned high school in Brasov, Romania, and in addition to his job as a teacher, he is also a writer for our publication, where he deals with everything that is recent in the automotive industry, automotive news, comparisons between car models, as well as reviews.

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