One of the most popular models on the market it catches up with an “arsenal” of changes and technology that will undoubtedly continue to consolidate its sales. It is the fourth generation, and it can already be configured, through the brand website, the version that best suits the buyer’s needs. AND there is certainly a choice, because now the range is wider than ever, either in the saloon body or the family Combi.
Skoda Octavia iV
Abbreviations “IV” refers to Pluggable Hybrid Technology (PHEV). Available in Ambition and Style finishes, it has a 204 hp power and a 13 kWh battery that allows a fully electric range of up to 60 km in the WLTP cycle, which gives it the “Zero” label from DGT. The recharging time ranges between 3 and a half hours and 5 hours, depending on the point where it is plugged in. Prices, with campaigns and financing, start at 30,650 euros.
Skoda Octavia e-TEC
They are models driven by a light hybridization system, also known as Mild Hybrid (mHEV). In this case, a 48 volt electrical system helps the combustion engine at specific moments to give it more power or reduce its operation, all of which results in higher performance and lower consumption and emissions. Combustion engines that take advantage of this technology are the 1.0 TSI with 3 cylinders and 110 hp and 1.5 with 4 cylinders and 150 hp, the first for sale in Ambition finish and the second scheduled for the month of November. The starting price is 21,750 euros (with discounts).
Skoda Octavia RS
With acronyms that are synonymous with sportiness, this version carries the dynamism to a new level. Aesthetically, it has spoilers and improved aerodynamics, specific 18-inch wheels (19 ”in option), Full LED matrix headlights, sports seats or aluminum pedals. Mechanically you can choose with a powerful 2.0 TSI 245-horsepower engine and 7-speed DSG automatic transmission or with the plug-in hybrid system (RS iV) also with 245 hp and a 6-speed DSG transmission. Available from 33,450 euros.
Skoda Octavia Combi Scout
It’s a car familiar “multifunction” thanks to features such as higher ground clearance and aesthetic details that take it to the off-road world. There are three different engines and, for the first time, with front wheel drive associated with the 150 hp 1.5 TSI engine with 6-speed manual transmission, for now the only version available in Spain. Later will come the Mild Hybrid variant based on the same block, in this case with a 7-speed DSG gearbox, the 2.0 TDI also with 150 CV (with all-wheel drive and 7-speed DSG gearbox), and the new 2.0 TDI Evo with 200 CV. The price starts at 26,100 euros.