Skoda Octavia

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Price: 13.95 - 19.45 lakhs
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
EMI: 25,830/-
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Skoda Octavia Versions

Skoda Octavia comes in following versions with 3 engine and 2transmission and 2 fuel options. Click on a Octavia version name to know on-road price in your city, specifications and features.

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Skoda Octavia Active 1.4 TSI

1395cc Petrol, Manual, 16.8 kpl Full Specs | Features

13.95 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Ambition 1.4 TSI

1395cc Petrol, Manual, 16.8 kpl Full Specs | Features

14.95 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Active 2.0 TDI CR

1968cc Diesel, Manual, 20.6 kpl Full Specs | Features

15.55 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Ambition 2.0 TDI CR

1968cc Diesel, Manual, 20.6 kpl Full Specs | Features

16.55 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Ambition 2.0 TDI CR AT

1968cc Diesel, Automatic, 19.3 kpl Full Specs | Features

17.55 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.8 TSI AT

1798cc Petrol, Automatic, 14.7 kpl Full Specs | Features

18.25 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Elegance 2.0 TDI CR AT

1968cc Diesel, Automatic, 19.3 kpl Full Specs | Features

19.45 lakhs

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Skoda Octavia Review

The Skoda Octavia is back in India in its third iteration. The D segment sedan holds a lot of promise with a complete overhaul to both the exteriors and interiors based on the Vision D concept. The new car from Czech carmaker has a seeming resemblance to the 2013 European Skoda Rapid, but is premium of the two and also a brand in itself....read full review Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia is back in India in its third iteration. The D segment sedan holds a lot of promise with a complete overhaul to both the exteriors and interiors based on the Vision D concept. The new car from Czech carmaker has a seeming resemblance to the 2013 European Skoda Rapid, but is premium of the two and also a brand in itself.

Skoda Octavia Exterior

Skoda has moved towards softer lines and more rounded edges to give the new Octavia a classier, premium and more modern feel. It gets LED DRLs and front grille with vertical stats that make the front look aggressive. The all-new Octavia is also substantially longer and wider compared to the Laura, which also means that it has more cabin space for the passengers. The tailgate has the two diagonal lines that we first saw on the Rapid along with C-shaped tail lamps and reversing lamps and turn-blinkers in the middle.

Skoda Octavia Headlamps

The interiors have significantly improved with faux wood trim and beige theme, but the overall design is standard and like any other VW group car. The top-end variant gets touchscreen music system, front and rear parking sensors, six airbags, ABS-EBD, ESP, traction control, steering mounted audio controls, power seat for the driver with memory function, rear AC vents and rear sunblind. The rear row gets better leg room; however, like before the under thigh support is not optimum. There are ample cubby holes that double-up as bottle holders at the front, while the space in the rear armrest can be adjusted to fit any size of bottle or even cup. We are glad that Skoda has retained the feature that lets you access boot space from inside the car, hopefully few more cars in India get this feature.

Skoda Octavia Side View

The Skoda Octavia is available in three trims– Active Ambition and Elegance. The 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel TDI producing 141bhp and 320Nm of torque is available across all trim levels. The Elegance version with an oil burner gets a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic gearbox as a standard fitment, while it is an optional extra for the Ambition trim. The Active and Ambition petrol are powered by 1.4-litre TSI unit that has a power rating of 138bhp and 250Nm coupled with six-speed manual transmission. The Elegance petrol on the other hand gets a 1.8-litre TSI that is good to churn out 177bhp and 250Nm through seven-speed DSG transmission.

Skoda Octavia Interior Seats

The Elegance petrol is also the only variant to get the independent rear suspension, which drastically improve the ride and handling of the car. The rest of the lineup get two torsion beams at the rear that are actually sufficient in most situations. The decision to use independent suspension on the Elegance petrol hints that Skoda plans to bring the vRS Octavia to India soon, as it uses the same 1.8-litre four-cylinder mill.

Skoda Octavia interior Photo

Skoda has ditched the hydraulic steering from its predecessor for a new electrically assisted one – it is light and precise but the feedback is not that great. The ride is tuned for comfort, so there is a certain amount of body-roll at high speeds but the Octavia takes care of undulations and small potholes with ease. The ground clearance of the luxury sedan is also decent to manage mountainous speed-breakers and jumbo-sized potholes, but entry has to be slow to avoid the bumper hitting the ground.

Skoda Octavia Front view

The handling of the Octavia is positive; you can push this car through the corners really hard. It grips through the corners at high speed and there is minimal under steer, despite this being a heavy front-wheel-drive car. The only issue is that the body-roll will make rest of the occupants a little uncomfortable. Overall, the Skoda Octavia is a competent product which offers European quality and technology, but with a slightly premium price tag – especially for the top-end variants.

Skoda Octavia

Skoda has strategically launched the car before the start of the festive season with a competitive starting price. It competes with the Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla Altis, Chevrolet Cruze, Renault Fluence, Volkswagen Jetta and others in the D-Segment. Also the new car will have to face competition from SUVs and MUVs like the XUV500 and Toyota Innova that are slotted in same segment.

Skoda Octavia Boot Space

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Skoda Octavia Road Tests / First Drives

Skoda Octavia reviews, road tests and comparisons by CarWale Experts.

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    Skoda Octavia

    Charles Pennefather, 26 Sep 2013

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Specifications Summary

Engines

1395 cc, Petrol, 138 bhp @ 4500 RPM power
1798 cc, Petrol, 177 bhp @ 4500 RPM power
1968 cc, Diesel, 141 bhp @ 4000 RPM power

Gearboxes

6-speed, Automatic, FWD
6-speed, Manual, FWD
7-speed, Automatic, FWD

Seating Capacity

5 seater

Steering

Power steering

Skoda Octavia Colours

Skoda Octavia is sold in the following colours in India.

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Candy White
  • Cappuccino Beige
  • Rio Red
  • Race Blue
  • Magic Black
  • Metal Grey

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Skoda Octavia User Reviews

Recent user reviews on Skoda Octavia.

  • Grievances in Booking Skoda Octavia

    on Skoda Octavia by Suchu_1989@Yahoo.Com, 02-Apr-2014
    We requested for test drive of your new Skoda Octavia through your dealer M/s.Gurudev Motors, Madurai. The of the Demo vehicle was shown at 19B/1 Krishanapuram Colony, 2nd Street, [...]

  • Octavia is Simply Awesome.its too good.

    on Skoda Octavia by Jaskaran, 26-Jan-2014
    Exterior its very nice  Interior (Features, Space & Comfort)  awesome totally,you will feel the luxyry in the car Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and [...]

  • Panth Patel

    on Skoda Octavia by Pantth, 13-Dec-2013
    Exterior Exterior is good except the back part i.e rear look of the car. Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) Comfort, space and features are good too. Engine Performance, Fuel [...]

  • Skoda Octavia TSI

    on Skoda Octavia by Nishad, 05-Oct-2013
    Exterior It looks very nice, premium and big. It is the best looking Skoda. I love the LEDs they make it look rich and elegant Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) They are [...]

  • Its just worth of it's price

    on Skoda Octavia by Samrat Ghosh, 03-Oct-2013
    Exterior Is smart but not detailed, but the butterfly shaped grille, c shaped tail lamps, Day time running LED makes it cool. Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) Interior is cosy [...]

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