Skoda Octavia Facelift soon to hit the markets

The Skoda Octavia has always been a popular D segment sedan. However, little cheaper competition in the form of the Elantra and Altis has been affecting the sales of the Octavia. Now, it looks like the Octavia will get back into the limelight. The Czech automaker showcased the new Skoda Octavia 2017 facelift last year. The 2017 Octavia is already on sale in its home market.

The 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift carries many exterior changes, but the mechanics remain same. The new Octavia 2017 has got a new quad-shaped LED headlmaps, LED DRLs, new alloy wheels, updated bumpers and refreshed taillights. On the interior, Octavia facelift 2017 has got a new 9.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system, picnic tables and ambient lighting.

2017 Skoda Octavia India Launch

Launch Date Mid 2017*

As of now, no exact date is available, but it was recently seen testing on the Indian roads. So, we can expect it to lunch soon.

Do Read 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Image Gallery

2017 Skoda Octavia Price in India

Base Model (estimated ex-showroom price) Rs 17 Lakh
Top Model (estimated ex-showroom price) Rs 22 Lakh

2017 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

It 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.

2017 Skoda Octavia Mileage

1.4 Petrol 16.8 KMPL
1.8 Petrol 14.7 KMPL
2.0 Diesel 19.3 KMPL

 

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