Skoda Octavia Facelift Expected to Launch Soon

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

 

Specifications Petrol Diesel
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.

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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.

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