Skoda triumphed at this year's honestjohn contest, where the Octavia was ranked on top place for "Large Family Car" and the Yeti won in the "Crossover" category.

"When it comes to choosing the perfect family car, few models can compete with the spaciousness and affordability that the ŠKODA Octavia offers.", said Dan Harrison, editor of honestjohn.

He added: "According to our users, the Octavia ticks all of the hatchback boxes, with high praise for its refinement and excellent range of efficient engines."

Commented on the Skoda Yeti's victory in the crossover class, he said: "We're big fans of this car, it's one of the ones we recommend most to users. It's easy to recommend thanks its compelling blend of family practicality, impressive engines and quirky style."

2014 Skoda Yeti Facelift is priced from £16,600 for the 1.2 liter TSI model with 105HP. It is available in three trim levels: S, SE and Elegance; as well as a choice of three clean and efficient engines, including a frugal 1.6 TDI CR 105HP DPF GreenLine II unit that emits just 119g/km of CO2. The range includes two petrol engines and four diesels, with power outputs ranging from 105HP to 170HP.

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Source: Skoda