New Skoda Octavia- frequently asked questions

New Skoda Octavia sedan

Q. Tell me the Skoda Octavia’s power?

Ans: This sedan is available in three trims- Active, Ambition and Elegance. All three trims are powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces 141bhp and 320Nm of top torque. The company is offering two petrol engine options- the Active and Ambition variants are packed with 1.4-litre TSI mill producing 138bhp and 250Nm of top torque, while the Elegance trim gets the 1.8-litre TSI motor that is capable of developing a top power output of 177bhp and 250Nm of top torque.

Q. What are the Skoda Octavia safety features?

Ans: The top-of-the line Skoda Octavia sedan is equipped with several high end safety features including six airbags, front and rear parking sensors, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brake-Force Distribution), ESP (Electronic Stability Program), traction control system and many more.

Q. What is the Skoda Octavia tyre pressure?

Ans: The best tyre pressure for this sedan is around 30-35PSI out of which, 30PSI pressure will offer improved driveability and 35PSI for high fuel efficiency.

Q. What is the Skoda Octavia boot space- luggage space?

Ans: The new generation Octavia has a luggage carrying capacity of around 580-litres, which can accommodate 4 suitcases easily. The boot space can be further extended up to 1580-litres by folding the rear seats.

Q. Tell me the Skoda Octavia variants and prices?

Ans: It is available in three trim levels- Active, Ambition and Elegance in both petrol and diesel version-

Petrol variants with prices

Active 1.4 TSI- Rs. 13.95 lakhs

Ambition 1.4 TSI- Rs. 14.95 lakhs

Elegance 1.8 TSI AT- Rs. 18.25 lakhs

Diesel variants with prices

Active 2.0 TDI CR- Rs. 15.55 lakhs

Ambition 2.0 TDI CR- Rs. 16.55 lakhs

Ambition 2.0 TDI CR AT- Rs. 17.55 lakhs

Elegance 2.0 TDI CR AT- Rs. 19.45 lakhs

Q: What is the Skoda Octavia mileage in city and on highway?

Ans: The 1.4TSI petrol engine returns an impressive mileage of 13.4kmpl in city and 16.8kmpl on highways, while the 1.8L engine delivers 11.3kmpl and 14.7kmpl of mileage in city and on freeways, respectively. The oil burner is claimed to offer an excellent fuel economy of 17.3kmpl in city and 20.6kmpl on highways.

Q: Is there an automatic transmission version available in Skoda Octavia?

Ans: Yes, it is available with automatic transmission gearbox. While the petrol version is coupled to a seven-speed auto gearbox, the diesel version is equipped with a six speed automatic transmission gearbox.

Q: How many colours are available in Skoda Octavia?

Ans: The vehicle is offered in six exterior shades including Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Cappuccino Beige, Rio Red, Race Blue, Magic Black and Metal Grey.

Q: What is the lowest/cheapest price Skoda Octavia in India?

Ans:  The Active 1.4 TSI is the lowest Octavia petrol variant which is priced at Rs. 13.95 lakhs, while Active 2.0 TDI CR is the cheapest diesel variant costs Rs. 15.55 lakhs.

Q: What is the Skoda Octavia waiting period in India?

Ans: The waiting period for any car depends upon several factors including city in which you live, variants, colours and dealerships. The standard waiting time for any car is around 1-2 week.

Q: Which is the best engine oil for Skoda Octavia?

Ans: We recommend you 5W30 synthetic grade oil for this sedan model.

Q: Is Skoda Octavia available through CSD canteen?

Ans: No, this model is not available through CSD canteen.

Q: What is the Skoda Octavia acceleration- pick-up?

Ans: While the 1.4L TSI variant accelerates to 100kmph from stand still in around 9 seconds, while the 1.8L TSI model takes around 7.4 seconds to reach 0-100kmph. Its oil burner crosses 100kmph barrier mark in less than 10 seconds.

Q: Tell me the Skoda Octavia price in India?

Ans: The entry level variant of the Octavia is priced at Rs. 13.95 lakh, while the top spec model costs Rs. 19.45 lakh.

Q: Does Skoda Octavia have safety airbags?

Ans: Yes, the top spec Octavia comes equipped with six airbags, while the entry level models are equipped with dual airbags.

Q: Does Skoda Octavia have ABS (anti-lock braking system)?

Ans: Yes, this variant gets anti-lock braking system which avoids skidding and wheel-locking on sudden brake application.

Q: Is LPG or CNG versions of Skoda Octavia available in India?

Ans: No, it is only available in petrol and diesel guise.

Q: What is the Skoda Octavia top speed?

Ans: The 1.8-litre version of the sedan attains a top speed of around 210kmph, which is rather impressive. Its diesel model remains stable at a high speed of about 170-190kmph.

Q: What is the Skoda Octavia Fuel tank capacity?

Ans: The vehicle has a fuel tank capacity of 50-litres.

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