The Top European Cars in Australia and Why They Are Worth Buying

It was a tough market for new car sales in Australia last year, but there are European cars that managed to improve or maintain their sales despite the difficulties. Australians favour these vehicles because of great styling, solid engineering, and reliable standard features.

SKODA Family

The ŠKODA Octavia was voted Best Family Car under $30,000 last year. It was also voted Car of the Year by Car Sales, citing its practicality, solid safety record, and excellent value. The SKODA Superb has three models that garnered an impressive 9 out of 10 rating from Car Advice website. This makes SKODA one of the best kept secrets in Australia, offering more space, comfort, and better performance than others in its class.


Audi has scooped up last year’s German Design Award, two wins for its models in “Best Cars 2017”. Two of its models finished excellently at the 2016 Golden Steering Wheel awards.

In the 2016 Carsales Car of the Year –  Audi won in three categories of the 2016 Carsales Car of the Year awards, one of Australia’s most prestigious and respected vehicle awards. The A3 Sportback e-tron, all-new A4 Sedan and the new Q7 SUV won in their specific classes.


The brand managed to stay in the top 10 of the country’s best-selling auto sales charts despite its struggles in last year’s tough market. It sold 56,570 cars in 2016.

VW got the following awards – 2016 Cars Guide Car of the Year, Drive Car of the Year and Drive Best SUV of its size.

Make sure that you take good care of your car to retain its value. Entrust your vehicle to Roverworks, Canberra’s top choice for automotive repairs, parts and maintenance. Our mechanic team specialises in Land Rover and Range Rover models, in addition to servicing of 4x4s, off-road and other car models. Visit our shop for a quick check-up, SKODA consultation, Audi repairs, or Volkswagen maintenance and parts.