Skoda Octavia

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Highlights

November 21, 2013 : Skoda India has launched a new base 1.8 Ambition petrol model of new Octavia sedan at Rs. 16.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) . The bookings for the new trim are on, while the deliveries will start from January 2014. The new model costs around Rs. 2 lakh lesser than the Elegance trim. The new model looses out on some features such as LED daytime running lamps, rear declid spoiler, corner function with front fog lights, tyre pressure monitoring, headlight washer, side and curtain airbags, panoramic sunroof, 12-way electrically adjustable driver's seat, cruise control and others. Under the hood, the new model gets the same 1.8-litre turbocharged petrol engine that develops 177.6bhp and 250Nm of peak torque.

Overview

Skoda India is known for making some classy vehicles in the car market and Octavia is one of their charming sedan. It is available in a few trim levels with both petrol and diesel engine options. It is available with a choice of manual as well as automatic transmission gear box for the buyers to select from. This sedan is offered with two petrol and one diesel engine. The 1.4-litre petrol mill displaces 1395cc and is based on a DOHC valve configuration. It gives a mileage of around 16.8 Kmpl and has a six speed manual transmission gearbox. While the automatic petrol variant has a 1.8-litre motor that generates a peak power of 177.6bhp in combination with torque output of 250Nm. On the other hand, the 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel mill has 4-cylinders and 16 valves. It can produce a maximum power of 141.1bhp and yields 320Nm torque output. The car maker has fitted all its wheels with sturdy disc brakes and enhanced this braking mechanism with ABS and EBD. The suspension system comprise a front McPherson strut and the rear one has a compound link crank axle. Whereas the Elegance petrol variant has its rear axle assembled with a multi element axle. This sedan has best in class interior aspects and lot of innovative comfort features. The roomy cabin is designed brilliantly and includes a lot of chrome inserts that gives it a classy look. It is blessed with an advanced audio unit with 5.8 inch LCD TFT color display. It supports MEDIA-IN input for USB, auxiliary audio input and iPod connectivity and has a total of eight speakers. Other aspects in the cabin include height adjustable driver's seat, automatic air conditioning unit in the top end trim, leather wrapped steering wheel, tinted windows, front sun visor with vanity mirror, 12V power socket on center console and a few other features.

Skoda Octavia has an excellent body design and includes a few remarkable aspects, which enhances its overall appearance. The frontage looks aggressive with a chrome radiator grille and a well designed headlight cluster. The side profile looks attractive with a stylish set of alloy wheels and outside rear view mirrors. The rear end too includes a few notable aspects like a radiant tail light cluster, body colored bumper and a couple of fog lamps. In terms of safety, the company has loaded it with a number of aspects that offers maximum protection to its occupants. Some of the key features include electronic stability program, multi collision braking, dual front airbags, seat belt pretensioners for front seats, dual tone warning horn, rough road package and remote control opening and closing of windows. It is presently available in the market in six exciting body paint options to choose from. This vehicle gives a tough competition to Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Elantra and Chevrolet Cruze. The company offers it with a two year unlimited mileage warranty along with a three year warranty for paint work defects. In addition to these, it offers a six year protection for perforation corrosion of the body work. This warranty period can be further extended at an extra cost.

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Exteriors

The external appearance of this classy Skoda Octavia sedan series is simply eye-catching and it is loaded with some interesting aspects. Starting with the front fascia, it has a wide windscreen with a couple of intermittent wipers integrated to it. The refurbished radiator grille looks aggressive and includes vertically positioned slats that have a thick chrome surround. The high end trim has a well designed headlight cluster that features bi-xenon headlamps along with LED day time running lights. However, the base and mid range variants are available with powerful halogen headlamps. Besides these, the Ambition trim includes halogen day time running lights that further enhances the look. The body colored bumper is fitted with a wide air dam that allows better air intake and cools the engine in no time. This is further surrounded by a pair of fog lamps. The sleek bonnet appears stylish with a few visible character lines and an insignia of the company. The side profile is designed attractively and includes features like body colored door handles and ORVMs. These external mirrors are further integrated with side turn indicators. The Active trim is blessed with a set of 16 inch Velorum alloy wheels, while the rest of them are fitted with a pair of 16 inch Minoris alloy wheels. This stunning sedan has a decent looking rear end, which includes a radiant tail light cluster and body colored bumper. It also has a couple of fog lamps, boot lid with company's emblem and a windshield with defogger that completes the look of its rear profile.

Exterior Measurements:


The automaker has designed it with an overall length of 4659mm along with an overall width of 1814mm including the outside rear view mirrors. It has a decent height of 1476mm, while its minimum ground clearance comes to 155mm. The wheelbase of 2688mm is quite impressive and it determines ample leg room inside the cabin. The boot space of 590 litres is quite good and its large fuel tank has the storage capacity of 50 litres.

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Interiors

Editor's take : Skoda has revived the interior styling of the Octavia and we like the way the instrument panel has been design. The space is sufficient and even the boot is extra large.

 

The insides of this Skoda Octavia sedan series are incredibly lavish and designed in Ivory color upholstery. The Active variant comes with silver accentuated center console and door trims, while other variants have wood finished center console and door trims. Its dual tone (Onyx and Ivory) dashboard is equipped with a few features like AC vents, a lockable glove box with cooling effect, an advanced instrument panel and a leather wrapped steering wheel. It is incorporated with well cushioned seats, which are covered with premium leather upholstery . These are integrated with adjustable head restraints. It has a couple of 12V power socket for charging electronic devices. The manufacturer has integrated it with a lot of utility based aspects for convenience of the occupants. These aspects are illuminated luggage compartment with rear parcel shelf, remote fuel lid opener, two foldable roof handles, sun visors with vanity mirror, front seat back pockets, sun glass holder and so on.

Interior Comfort:

The interiors of this sedan series are incorporated with a number of innovative aspects, which gives the occupants a pleasurable driving experience. The top end trim is offered with a panoramic electric sunroof, which has a bounce back function. The driver seat comes with 12-way electrically adjustment function along with three programmable memory function and lumbar support. The Active variant is equipped with a manual HVAC unit with rear AC vents and air quality sensor. While other trims get climatronic dual zone air conditioning unit with electronic regulation of cabin temperature. It also has adjustable vents, automatic air circulation and dual climatronic display. It has an advanced multi-information display, which includes traveling time, distance traveled, average speed, average fuel consumption, travel distance before refueling and several other functions, which keeps the driver updated. The Ambition and Elegance variants have also personal comfort settings for electronic setup of MFD, lights and vision, alternate speed display, tourist light and service reminder interval. It is bestowed with an advanced SKODA audio system, which comes with Bluetooth connectivity and TFT color touchscreen display. It supports CD/MP3 player, MEDIA-IN input, USB interface, i-Pod connectivity, SD/MMC data card reader and eight speakers. The multi-functional steering wheel is integrated with audio, cruise and call control buttons. The top end variant is also bestowed with cruise control function for maintaining a steady speed on the highways. In addition to these, it also has electrically adjustable windows with bounce back system and one touch operation, electrically adjustable external rear view mirrors along with 3-programmable memory settings, automatic front wipers with rain sensing and many more features.

Interior Measurements:

Its cabin is quite spacious and can easily accommodate five people. The wheelbase is quite large with ample leg room along with head and shoulder space to its occupants. Moreover, the knee room and elbow space is pretty good, which further adds to their convenience. In addition to these, it has a spacious boot compartment (590 litres), which can be further increased up to 1580 litres by folding its rear seat.

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Candy White
Magic Black
Brilliant Silver
Cappuccino Beige
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Acceleration & Pick-Up

Editor's take : The acceleration produced by the Octavia 1.8-litre petrol is phenomenal.  The diesel too has good power to offer.

 

The turbocharged diesel mill propels the vehicle to attain a top speed in the range of 200 to 210 Kmph and crosses the speed mark of 100 Kmph in around 11.07 seconds. The manual petrol versions can accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph in 10.98 seconds and achieves a maximum speed that range between 210 to 220 Kmph. Whereas the top speed attained by its automatic petrol trim is approximately 225 Kmph and it crosses the speed barrier of 100 Kmph in just 9.7 seconds.

Engine and Performance

Editor's take : The engines on offer and the performance of them is brilliant, especially the 1.8-litre petrol We love the way, this engine performs.

 

As said above, this Skoda Octavia sedan series is available in two petrol and a diesel engine options for the buyers to choose from. The 1.4-litre, turbocharged petrol engine comes with liquid cooling system and it has the ability of displacing 1395cc. It can churn out a maximum power of 138.08bhp between 4500 to 6000rpm along with 250Nm of peak torque between 1500 to 3500rpm. This power plant is skillfully mated with a fully synchronized six speed manual transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels. The Elegance trim is powered by a 1.8-litre petrol mill, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1798cc. It is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. This motor can produce 177.5bhp between 5100 to 5000rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 250Nm at just 1250 to 5000rpm. It is skilfully coupled with a seven speed DSG automatic transmission gear box with triptronic manual gear changing function. On the other hand, the diesel variants are fitted with a 2.0-litre power plant, which has turbocharger with self aligning blade and liquid cooling system. It comes with high pressure direct injection system, which can displace 1968cc. This motor can churn out a maximum power output of 141.04bhp at 4000rpm in combination with 320Nm of peak torque in the range of 1750 to 3000rpm. The Active and Ambition (manual) variants are paired with a six speed fully synchronized manual gear box. While the engine of Ambition/Elegance (automatic) trims are mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels.

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Mileage

Editor's take : The Skodas have been known for the fuel efficiency of their diesel engines and now the 1.4-litre petrol introduced is also fuel efficient.

 

The 1.4-litre petrol mill is capable of returning a maximum mileage of 16.8 Kmpl , while the 1.8-litre turbocharged motor can give 14.7 Kmpl on expressways. On the other hand, the manual diesel variant can produce a peak mileage of 20.6 Kmpl, whereas the automatic version can give away around 19.3 Kmpl, when driven on bigger roads.

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Power of Skoda Octavia

Editor's take : The power produced by the Octavia petrol and diesel mills is good and sufficient in real world or even on paper.

 

The 1395cc petrol motor has the ability to produce a peak power of 138.1bhp in the range of 4500 to 6000rpm and delivers 250Nm between 1500 and 3500rpm. Whereas the 1798cc petrol mill generates a maximum power of 177.53bhp in combination with 250Nm of torque output. Meanwhile, its diesel engine can churn out a 141.1bhp at 4000rpm and yields a maximum torque output of 320Nm that ranges between 1750 and 3000rpm.

Skoda Octavia Specifications
Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
City Highway
Active 2.0 TDI MT
(Diesel)
Manual 1968cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
17.3 20.6 141.04bhp @ 4000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Ambition 2.0 TDI MT
(Diesel)
Manual 1968cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
17.3 20.6 141.04bhp @ 4000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Ambition 2.0 TDI AT
(Diesel)
Automatic 1968cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
17.1 19.3 141.04bhp @ 4000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Elegance 2.0 TDI AT
(Diesel)
Automatic 1968cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
17.1 19.3 141.04bhp @ 4000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Active 1.4 TSI MT
(Petrol)
Manual 1395cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
13.4 16.8 138.08bhp @ 4500-6000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Ambition 1.4 TSI MT
(Petrol)
Manual 1395cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
13.4 16.8 138.08bhp @ 4500-6000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Elegance 1.8 TSI AT
(Petrol)
Automatic 1798cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
11.3 14.7 177.5bhp @ 5100-6200rpm Standard Standard Standard
Stereo & Accessories

Editor's take : The Skoda Octavia comes loaded with an in-built Bolero or Swing music system, depending on the version. There are xenon headlamps, LED DRLs and loads of other brownies on offer.

 

All the variants of this model series are equipped with a SKODA audio player, which has 5.8 inch TFT color touchscreen display and eight speakers. It supports USB interface, auxiliary port, i-Pod connectivity, SD/MMC data card reader, CD/MP3 player and Bluetooth connectivity as well . Apart from the base variant, it has a multifunctional steering wheel, which supports audio and call control buttons. It has proximity sensor for central infotainment system. The top end variant equipped with a panoramic sun roof, which has a bounce back function. Apart from these, the owners can also customize the vehicle from several features like door sill covers, decorative strip for front bumper, rear boot spoiler, decorative covers for ORVMs, smart phone holder, rubber floor mats, mud flaps, car cooling box and first aid box.

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Braking & Handling

Editor's take : The braking and handling of the Octavia is typical Skoda. It is a joy to drive it around bends and brakes bite hard.

 

This sedan is blessed with a vacuum assisted hydraulic dual diagonal circuit braking along with dual rate system. Its front wheels are fitted with disc brakes, which also has inner cooling function with piston calipers. While the rear wheels are equipped with a set of solid disc brakes. It is further assisted by anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution . On the other hand, the front axle is assembled with a McPherson strut with lower triangular bar links and torsion stabilizer, while its rear gets compound link crank axle type of mechanism. At the same time, the rear axle of Elegance 1.8 TSI trim is fitted with multi element axle, which has one longitudinal and three transverse links with torsion stabilizer. The Ambition and Elegance variants are incorporated with anti slip regulation and electronic stability control, which keeps vehicle well balanced. It has a direct rack and pinion steering with electro-mechanic power steering system, which is speed sensitive and makes handling easier. This tilt and telescopic steering wheel supports a minimum turning radius of 10.4 meters.

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Safety & Security

Editor's take : Skoda has loaded the Octavia with several features like airbags, ABS with EBD and ESP depending on the variant you procure.

 

This Skoda Octavia luxurious sedan series has a number of protective aspects, which gives the occupants a stress free driving experience. It has an advanced engine immobilizer with floating code, which prevents the vehicle from theft and unauthorized entry. It is also offering with with security code for central infotainment system. The Active variant is equipped with dual front airbags, whereas other gets side and curtain airbags too. The company has given 3-point seat belt for all passengers along with two ISOFIX child seat preparations. The front seat belts come with pretensioner and load limiter as well. Apart from these, this sedan is incorporated with remote control with foldable key, central locking system, acoustic warning signal for overrun speed, door open indicator, rough road package, under body protective cover, tyre pressure monitoring, park distance control and several other aspects. For enhancing the stability of the vehicle, the Ambition and Elegance trims are equipped with electronic stability control and multi collision braking (MKB) system. In addition to these, it also has automatically dimming interior rear view mirror, rear windscreen defogger with timer, adaptive front light system (for elegance trim only), ASR (anti slip regulation) along with MSR (motor speed regulation) and EDL (electronic differential lock).

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Wheels

The flared up wheel arches of its Active trim are fitted with an elegant set of 16 inch 'Velorum' alloy wheels . While other variants get a classy set of 16 inch 'Minoris' alloy wheels, which enhances the look of its side profile. These rims are further covered with 205/55 R15 sized tubeless radial tyres. The company ha also given a full size spare wheel, which is affixed in the boot compartment with all other tools required for changing a flat tyre. It is a standard feature across all variants.

Skoda Octavia Pros

 

1. Lavish internal cabin with comfortable seating arrangement.

2. Available with both manual and automatic transmissions.

3. Boot compartment is quite big.

4. Innovative comfort and safety aspects adds to the advantage.

5. Exterior style and appearance is attractive.

 

Skoda Octavia Cons

 

1. Entry level trim lacks many significant aspects.

2. Authorized service stations need to increase.

3. Harshness and noise of diesel engine can be reduced.

4. Fuel economy of the petrol engine is very poor.

5. High cost of ownership and maintenance is a big minus.

Skoda Octavia Price
Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
Active 2.0 TDI MT
(Diesel)
15,93,300 16,21,626 16,33,746 16,21,626 15,63,393 16,21,626 16,37,276   Get On Road Price  
Ambition 2.0 TDI MT
(Diesel)
17,22,700 17,53,326 17,66,413 17,53,326 16,90,347 17,53,326 17,70,247   Get On Road Price  
Ambition 2.0 TDI AT
(Diesel)
18,22,700 18,55,104 18,68,940 18,55,104 17,88,459 18,55,104 18,73,006   Get On Road Price  
Elegance 2.0 TDI AT
(Diesel)
20,12,700 20,48,482 20,63,737 20,48,482 19,74,868 20,48,482 20,68,250   Get On Road Price  
Active 1.4 TSI MT
(Petrol)
14,33,301 14,58,782 14,69,707 14,58,782 14,06,418 14,58,782 14,72,859   Get On Road Price  
Ambition 1.4 TSI MT
(Petrol)
15,59,700 15,87,428 15,99,299 15,87,428 15,30,430 15,87,428 16,02,747   Get On Road Price  
Elegance 1.8 TSI AT
(Petrol)
18,89,700 19,23,294 19,37,629 19,23,294 18,54,190 19,23,294 19,41,855   Get On Road Price  
Skoda Octavia prices were updated on September 20, 2014
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