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by Thegardener
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Net bag in passenger footwell
Replies: 4
Views: 611

Re: Net bag in passenger footwell

Had my Karoq since November and have never used it. Suppose it might come in handy one day but can’t think of a good use for it at the moment.
by Thegardener
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 651

Re: Hello

Good choice! I have had a 1.0 SE in business Grey since last November and so far have been delighted. It is roomier than the Yeti 1.2 and drives just as well despite the smaller engine. Fuel consumption is also better than the Yeti and there is a lot more standard kit (much of which I never use). Mi...
by Thegardener
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Karoq vs CX-5?
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: Karoq vs CX-5?

I have had a 1.0 SE Nav Plus since last November and am delighted with it. It is roomy, quiet, easy to drive and very comfortable. No problems with the engine, unlike many 1.5 owners, so I thoroughly recommend it. Mine is manual, mainly because I didn’t fancy spending about £1500 extra on a DSG but ...
by Thegardener
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Roof bars
Replies: 10
Views: 2430

Re: Roof bars

Download a Karoq accessories brochure from the Skoda website and you’ ll find them in there. £190 plus another £33 if you want a bag for them!
by Thegardener
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Roof bars
Replies: 10
Views: 2430

Re: Roof bars

I bought mine from eBay when I had a Yeti but they fit the Karoq Ok. Just have to make sure they are long enough 135cm. I had bars with identical fittings when I had an Octavia Estate but they were only 120 cm long and wouldn’t fit the Yeti or the Karoq. Just trawl through eBay and have a look. Mine...
by Thegardener
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: 1.0 TSI OR 2.0 TDI
Replies: 15
Views: 2932

Re: 1.0 TSI OR 2.0 TDI

I have had a 1.0 TSI since November. Plenty powerful enough for me with acceptable acceleration. Probably wouldn’t be the best choice if you planned to do a lot of rapid overtaking on single carriageways but I prefer a nice sedate ride! Mine is a manual and the gear box is pretty smooth but not quit...
by Thegardener
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: 1.6 TDI
Replies: 5
Views: 1349

Re: 1.6 TDI

Agree with all that Kodiaq has said. I’d go for petrol. I have the 1.0 SE Nav Plus and have been very pleased with it so far. Has more power than I need (but I am no boy racer), is smooth, spacious and comfortable. If you need more power you would need to get a 1.5 petrol but according to hundreds o...
by Thegardener
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Pull of kangaroo on 1 litre petrol karoq
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: Pull of kangaroo on 1 litre petrol karoq

I have had a 1litre Karoq since November and have had no “kangarooing” problems in 1200 miles so far. The only slight complaint is that changing from 1st to 2nd gear is not always as smooth as it was in my Yeti 1.2. Apart from that I am really pleased with the car and pleasantly surprised with the p...
by Thegardener
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: TTFN!
Replies: 3
Views: 2377

Re: TTFN!

Good luck Colin, hope all goes well.
by Thegardener
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Finally taken the plunge!
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: Finally taken the plunge!

Picked the car up yesterday, less than 4 weeks after ordering. Have only driven about 50 miles so far but it has been very comfortable, smooth and easy to drive with loads of room. Doesn’t stand out from the crowd like the Yeti but seems handle just as well so no regrets on changing at the moment. 4...

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