Skoda is all set to launch the new Octavia in India on the 3rd of October. Expect it to be priced upwards of Rs. 15 lakh
Skoda will be introducing the all-new Octavia in India on October 3. It’s likely to be available in three trims, namely, Active, Ambition and Elegance and 4 combinations of engine and transmission options.
The 1.8 TSI petrol will be available with a seven-speed automatic transmission while the base 1.4 TSI petrol will get a manual gearbox only. Buyers of the 2.0-litre diesel variant will have the option of choosing between the manual and a six-speed automatic transmission. The 1.8 TSI generates 179.5PS, the 1.4 TSI 140PS and the 2.0 TDI makes 143PS.
The car follows Skoda’s new Vision D design philosophy and has the redesigned grille with a refined Skoda badge which is the signature design for all future Skoda vehicles. Standard features across the range are 16-inch alloy wheels, electronically adjustable and foldable mirrors, ABS, dual front airbags, traction control, driver’s seat height adjustment, steering adjustment, audio system with an SD card reader, rear air-con vents, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, gearlever and handbrake.