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Skoda Diesel Emissions Claims

Are you one of the thousands in the UK who has been affected by the Skoda dieselgate scandal? Find out today if your Skoda was affected by dieselgate.

Thousands of UK Skoda owners could have been affected by the emissions scandal which unfolded in 2015. The dieselgate scandal was centred around Volkswagen, but Skoda has been a fully owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group since 2000.

Skoda is a very popular car in the UK, driven by many taxi drivers and other workers where mileage can be high. If you are one of them, Claim Experts can help you claim compensation against Skoda for the mis-representation of their vehicle emissions.

Whilst the deadline to join the Group Action has passed this does not necessarily mean that you do not have a claim providing that you still fall within the limitation period.


What is the Skoda Emissions Scandal?

The dieselgate scandal, as it is now known, began in September 2015. Volkswagen admitted that it had knowingly inserted cheat software in more than 11 million cars worldwide in order to cheat emissions tests. This meant that the tests would show much lower NOx emissions than would actually be present when used on the road.

Skoda is owned by the Volkswagen Group, and many of their cars have been affected. While no definitive emissions tests have yet taken place in the UK, researchers in the US found that when tested on the road, some cars emitted almost 40 times the permitted US levels of nitrogen oxides. The permitted levels do differ in the US and the UK.

Not only is this bad for the environment, it can potentially hurt the pockets of Skoda customers too. The fuel economy on the vehicles may have been greatly exaggerated, meaning those in high mileage industries, like taxis, were using a lot more fuel than they thought they would have based from the initial specifications.


What cars are affected by the Skoda emissions scandal?

The VW NOx Emissions Group Litigation relates to vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT or Skoda with a 1.2, 1.6 or 2.0 litre EA189 diesel engine, manufactured before 2016.

Other cars may be affected including, Porsche. Whilst no finding or decision has been made in respect of other vehicles such as Porsche, our panel are looking into them.


How to find out if your Skoda has been affected by the NOx Emissions scandal

Skoda initially sent out letters if your car was affected. However, you may not have received this letter or bought your car on the secondary market since then.

There are currently two links which can help in this regard:

EA189 Service Action – How to check if your vehicle is affected

Software Issue Diesel Engines EA189

Claim Experts can also give you advice in regards to finding out if your vehicle has been affected and your next steps.


Why should you bring a claim for compensation against Skoda?

Claim Experts are asked this question regularly, and we believe there are five reasons:

  • Saving the Environment
  • Corporate Accountability
  • Financial Reimbursement for mis-representation
  • Saving your health
  • No risk to you due to no win, no fee

The key reason is that a multinational company lied to its customers in order to make more profits. This meant that they sold a car that quite literally was not what was advertised, meaning your health and your pocket could have been affected.

Clients who have been affected may have suffered damages because of it. If they have a valid claim they may be able to make a claim for compensation.


How much can I receive for a Skoda emissions claim?

There is no current guidance on the amount of compensation UK residents can receive for a VW emissions claim. Our panel of solicitors will keep clients updated in relation to High Court rulings on compensation.


How can I begin my Skoda emissions claim for compensation?

Have you been affected by the Skoda emissions scandal? Do you want to make a claim for compensation against dieselgate? Whilst the deadline to join the Group Action has passed this does not necessarily mean that you do not have a claim providing that you still fall within the limitation period.

THE DIESEL MERCEDES CLAIM IS NOW OPEN - Click here to be taken to our dedicated site, to make your claim.

We Are Currently Investigating Other Manufacturers For Possible Emissions Claims And Will Update Our Website When These Claims Are Open. 

You Could Also Be Eligible For A Mis-Sold PCP Claim.

The FCA has found that commission was paid on 95% of UK car finance PCP agreements. If you were not informed about this commission or the finance deal wasn’t right for you, you could be owed thousands in mis-sold car finance compensation. 

Start your mis-sold PCP claim today by completing the quick enquiry form below.

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