Skoda Auto India unveiled the all- new fourth generation Octavia at an ex-showroom price of Rs 25.99 lakh nationwide - taking forward the 'One Nation. One Price'. philosophy. The Octavia marked the beginning of Skoda Auto’s model offensive campaign for India two decades ago.
PRICE (EX SHOWROOM, INDIA)
Laurin & Klement
all - new Octavia has been completely redeveloped. It boasts of an all-new, light
design. The all – new body design not only sharpens the Skoda Octavia's visual
appearance but also enables excellent aerodynamics. The new Octavia is 4,689 mm
long, 1,469 mm tall, 1,829 mm wide, and comes with a wheelbase of 2,680 mm.
front section comprises a classic robust grill, with its striking chrome frame.
Following on from the grill are razor-sharp, narrower, new headlights featuring
Bi-LED technology, and daytime running lights (standard). The all new Skoda
Octavia is available in five paint schemes: Lava Blue, Candy White, Magic
Black, Brilliant Silver, and Maple Brown, with the last two exclusively
available at the Laurin & Klement.
new Octavia gets premium beige suede leather upholstery, gracefully
complemented by chrome highlights. The multi-level dashboard has been
completely redesigned and is now characterized by an elegant finish. It comes
with two-spoke multifunction steering wheel with paddle shift and black leather. Passengers can choose from different shades
of colours, called the 'mood tiles', or customise a colour, precisely to his or
her liking, on a bar. One can even assign a different colour palette to the
dashboard and footwell. The new lighting system also assists in safety and
turns red when the front doors open.
first for the Czech auto manufacturer in India, the fourth generation Octavia features
'shift by wire' technology and electric parking brake. A rocker switch with a
minimalist design, integrated into the centre console, controls and
electronically conveys the gear selection to the transmission unit. The
turbocharged 2.0 TSI petrol engine is at the core of the new Octavia. It
delivers 190 PS of power and a peak torque output of 320Nm while delivering
fuel efficiency figures of 15.81 km/l (ARAI)
new Skoda Octavia hosts a plethora of the most technically advanced and
intelligent connectivity features. A perfect overview is provided by the
digital instrument panel which can display on-board computer
specifications in combination with other information.
new 25.4 cm or 10 inches display infotainment system with an innovative touch
slider adjusts the volume or the map. Smartphones can be paired to the
infotainment system, offering access to infotainment apps. The premium Canton
Sound system on the all-new Octavia Laurin & Klement features 12 speakers,
including a subwoofer, and has a power output of 600 plus watts. The two zone Climatronic
air conditioning system, with Air Care function, enables different temperatures
to be set for the front passengers. There are storage pockets and the cargo
space is fitted with Velcro to stop unnecessary movement of luggage. The new Skoda
Octavia offers 600 litres and 1,555 litres luggage space after folding down the
rear seats. The electrically-controlled 5th door opens and closes at the mere
touch of the button on the remote control. The door is equipped with a Virtual Pedal
enabling contact-free access.
new Octavia comes with a sophisticated, gesture-operated LED reading light
unit, smartphone pockets on the front seatbacks, a storage compartment in the
front doors for an umbrella, easy open-cup holders, a pair of USB C Ports in
the dashboard and Centre Console, a USB C port behind the IRVM, smart cargo
elements, hooks, and net restraints for the luggage compartments, roller sun
blinds, etc. Another “Simply Clever” feature for the all new Octavia includes a
funnel integrated into the lid of the windscreen washer tank. The windscreens
now have water ducts, which allows rainwater to drain optimally.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
standard safety equipment on the new fourth generation Octavia Laurin & Klement
includes a wide range of features such as eight airbags, iBuzz Fatigue Alert
and AFS (Adaptive Front-lighting System). In addition, a host of security
equipment and safety support functions include ABS (Anti-lock Braking System),
ESC (Electronic Stability Control), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution),
tyre pressure monitoring system, acoustic etc among others. There are eight
airbags that spring into action in case the driver cannot influence the
all new Octavia is now equipped with “MySKODA Connect” an intelligent solution
that provides a safe, convenient and smart driving experience to stay connected
with your car and your family. MySKODA Connect has inbuilt technology that
helps one in case of an emergency with features such as Road Side assistance
and SOS. It also helps keep the car secure in the owner’s absence with features
like Geo fence, Time fence etc. Not only this but MySKODA Connect also offers
Driving Behaviour and Trip Analysis and much more functions, which are required
for daily usage.
Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India, said, "When it was introduced
twenty years ago, the Octavia changed the dynamics of the executive sedan
segment - one that continues to offer significant growth potential, catering to
a burgeoning class of discerning buyers with a penchant for luxury, as well as
the right value proposition. Having retained its characteristics of design,
safety, technology, performance, space, and comfort, the all-new Octavia is a
compelling combination and will continue to drive Skoda Auto's success in the
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