The Skoda Octavia has always been a favorite D segment sedan. But, somewhat cheaper competition as the Elantra and the Altis, has been affecting Octavia’s sales. But, now it seems like the Octavia will again be in the limelight soon. The Czech carmaker revealed the new Skoda Octavia facelift last year. The model is already available for sale in its home market. The refreshed Octavia is also India-bound.
The Skoda Octavia facelift has got many external changes but the machinery remains same. The new Octavia has got new quad shaped LED headlamps, updated bumpers, LED DRLs, new design alloy wheels and updated taillights. For the interiors, the new look Octavia gets an ambient lighting package, a new 9.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system and picnic tables.
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Skoda Octavia India Launch
|Launch Date||15 June this year*|
Skoda Octavia Price in India
|Base Model (estimated ex-showroom price)||Rs 17 Lakh|
|Top Model (estimated ex-showroom price)||Rs 22 Lakh|
Skoda Octavia Specifications
|Engine||1.4 L Turbo Petrol/1.8 L Turbo Petrol||2.0 L Turbo Diesel|
|Max. Power||148 BHP/177 BHP||141 BHP|
|Peak Torque||250 Nm||320 Nm|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual/7-Speed Automatic||6-Speed Automatic|
The Skoda Octavia in India will be powered by the existing engines. Petrol engine options include 1.4 litre TSI and 1.8 litre TSI engines. The Diesel engine on offer is a 2.0 litre TDI motor. The 1.4 litre Petrol engine outputs 148 BHP and 250 Nm. The 1.8 litre engine produces 177 BHP and 250 Nm. The Diesel engine produces 141 BHP and 320 Nm.
Transmission options include 6 speed automatic and manual gearboxes for the Diesel model. While the 1.4 Petrol gets a 6-Speed Manual, the 1.8 Petrol comes with a 7-speed automatic unit. The 1.8 Petrol model also benefits from a multi link rear suspension.
Skoda Octavia Mileage
|1.4 Petrol||16.8 KMPL|
|1.8 Petrol||14.7 KMPL|
|2.0 Diesel||19.3 KMPL|
While the 1.4 Petrol model has a claimed fuel mileage of 16.8 KMPL, the 1.8 Petrol returns 14.7 KMPL. The 2.0 Diesel model on the other hand, offers 19.3 KMPL of mileage.