An eclectic package with impeccable heritage, classic elegance, intuitive technologies, and a lot more. Presenting the brand-new Skoda Octavia, the exact populous Skoda is ready to hit the Indian roads.
The 4th-generation new Skoda Octavia is classy and incomparable. It conveys an impeccable heritage. Skoda Auto launched the 4th generation Skoda Octavia sedan in India that is constructed on the updated MQB platform. The new executive sedan is larger than the sedan it replaces and will be offered only in petrol engine choice.
Skoda has made the new Octavia more spacious in comparison to the 3rd-generation Skoda Octavia. The new 4th generation Skoda Octavia is 4,689 mm in length, 1,469 mm in height, 1,829 mm in width, and contains a 2,686 mm-long wheelbase. The new model offers 78 mm more knee area for rear passengers. In addition, with 600-litres of boot space, the new Octavia comes with adequate storage capacity to gobble your luggage.
Skoda Octavia 2021 Price
Skoda Auto India introduced the all-new Octavia at an attractive ex-showroom price of Rs 25.99 Lakhs nationally – taking ahead the ‘One Nation, One Price.’ philosophy. The Octavia marked the beginning of Skoda Auto model in the Indian auto-market two years ago, making an impactful comeback to delight the lovers of sedan cars. The fourth production, with its classic design, exquisite interiors, category leading security, and intelligent connectivity attributes, pushes the yardstick further.
Here’s the price of the available two trims of Skoda Octavia 2021:
|TRIM||PRICE (EX SHOWROOM, INDIA)|
|Style||Rs 25.99 Lakh|
|Laurin & Klement||Rs 28.99 Lakh|
Skoda Octavia 2021 Engine and Specifications
The 4th-generation Skoda Octavia will soon be accessible with a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine which produces 188 bhp of power and 320 Nm of torque. It will be mated to a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission with paddle shifters. However, for the very first time, the Octavia is going to have a shift-by-wire equipment selector as a substitute for a traditional gear lever to get the DSG gearbox. Like the 3rd-gen Skoda Octavia, this time the new Octavia will now be offered with a diesel engine option.
Skoda Octavia 2021 Features
The all-new Skoda Octavia is technically innovative and comes with intelligent connectivity characteristics that incorporate a sensible twist to elegance. A complete summary is offered by the electronic instrument panel that may exhibit on-board personal specifications in combination with additional information. The brand new 25.4 cm screen infotainment system using an innovative touch slider adjusts the quantity along with the map. Smartphones may be paired with the infotainment system, offering access to infotainment programs.
The Canton Sound system in the all-new Octavia Laurin & Klement trim comes with 12 speakers, a subwoofer and also has a power output of 600 plus frequency. There’s a Zone Climatronic air conditioning system that comes with Air Care work and allows you to set different temperatures for the front and rear passengers. There are storage pockets along with the cargo space, fitted with velcro to prevent unnecessary motion of luggage. The Skoda Octavia comes with 600 litres of boot space which increases to 1,555 litres after folding down the rear seats. The electrically controlled 5th door opens and shuts in the mere touch of the button in the remote controller.
The doors have a Virtual Pedal enabling contact-free entry. The Octavia also gets a classy, gesture-operated LED reading light, smartphone pockets on front seat backs, a storage compartment in the front doors to get an umbrella, simple open-cup holders plus a set of USB C Ports in the dashboard as well as centre console. Moreover, there is a USB C interface behind the IRVM and you will also find the new Octavia offered with smart freight components, hooks, along with internet restraints for your bag compartments, roller sunlight blinds, etc.
At Skoda Auto, security is a priority. Hence, you see various standard safety features in the fourth generation Octavia Laurin & Klement, which include a vast assortment of attributes such as eight airbags, iBuzz Fatigue Alert and AFS (Flexible Front-lighting Method).
Skoda Octavia 2021 Interiors
The interior of the new Octavia is designed neatly, keeping in mind optimum comforts for the passengers during long tours. The new Octavia gets superior beige suede leather upholstery, which gracefully matches with the chrome highlights. The multi-level dash is remodelled and is currently characterized by an elegant finish. Passengers can pick from various shades of colors, called the ‘mood tiles’. An individual can also assign a different color palette into the dash and footwell. The new lighting system also aids in safety and turns red once the front doors open.
Skoda Octavia 2021 Variants and Colours
Skoda Octavia is available in the following two variants:
- Laurin & Klement (L&K)
The Skoda Octavia Style variant is available in the following 3 colours:
- Candy White
- Magic Black
- Lava Blue
The top variant Skoda Octavia Laurin & Klement (L&K) is offered in the following 5 colours:
- Candy White
- Magic Black
- Lava Blue
- Maple Brown
- Brilliant Silver
Skoda Octavia 2021 Rivals
Since the Toyota Corolla Altis and Honda Civic are not sold in India anymore, the new Octavia will compete directly against Hyundai Elantra. The only point of consideration is that the new Skoda Octavia is quite expensive than its preceding version, which might affect its sales.