You've got two great options in the Skoda hatchback range, the Fabia and Scala. Let's compare both of the models.
Voted the winner of CarSales Best First Car Awards for 4 years running, the Fabia isn't just a great car, it's a consistently great car. If you like to set the bar high, then settle for nothing less than the best.
Price: From $21,990Seats: 5Capability: 2WDFeatures: 15" Steel wheels, Headlamps - Daytime running lights, Softtouch - electro-mechanic boot opening, Audio System - SKODA Surround Sound, Simply Clever package, Three-spoke multi-function leather steering wheel (with radio and phone controls), rear view camera, Side Assist, Front Assist, adaptive cruise controlPerfect For: As CarSales said, this is a perfect first car. Practical, stylish, safe and affordable, it's a winner of a hatchback.
Unmistakably charming, unforgettably fun. The Scala's sophisticated shapes create a striking play of light and shadow that blend timeless design with sporty character. The Scala range also offers abundant technologies uncommon in the compact hatchback segment. Advanced assistance systems and a new generation of infotainment mean you can stay safe without compromising on fun, on every journey.
Price: From $28,990Seats: 5Capability: FWDFeatures: 15" Steel wheels, Black roof rails, Front Fog Lights, Front LED daytime running lights, Heated rear window, Privacy Glass (SunSet), Blind Spot Detection, Front Assist, Park Assist, adaptive cruise control, front and rear heated seatsPerfect For: With more space than the Fabia, the Scala is a great option for anyone wanting the practicality of a hatchback, but still needing a bit of space.