Best Cars 2024: Škoda Octavia and Fabia win at the ‘auto motor und sport’ Readers’ Choice Awards​

Blue Skoda Octavia on a black background with the award logo in the top left corner
Orange Skoda Fabia with the awards logo in the top left corner

Both the Škoda Fabia and the Škoda Octavia have won the title of best import car within their respective classes in the Best Cars Readers’ Choice Awards organised by German automotive magazine “auto motor und sport”.

Over 92,700 participants voted in the 48th iteration of the awards and there was a record breaking 455 models competing in 13 different categories. The Octavia was named best import compact vehicle for the eleventh time in a row and the Fabia was named best import small car for the third time.

15.5% of the votes went to the Škoda Octavia in the Compact class import category. The acclaimed Czech model prevailed against 28 competitors to secure its eleventh Best Car title in a row. Throughout the history of the Readers’ Choice Awards, the Octavia has been honoured with twelve awards.

The fourth-generation Škoda Fabia also successfully defended its title from last year as the best import vehicle in its class, garnering 16% of the votes and securing the top position ahead of 19 competitors. Following 2008 and 2023, this marks the third Best Cars Award for the Fabia.