New Skoda Octavia price, variants explained

    Fourth-gen Octavia is priced from Rs 25.99-28.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and is available in two variants – Style and L&K.

    Published On Jun 13, 2021 08:00:00 AM


    New Skoda Octavia price, variants explained

    The new Skoda Octavia is now on sale in India, with prices starting from Rs 25.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The fourth-gen executive sedan follows Skoda’s latest design direction, with styling more in line with the larger Superb, and is available in two variants – Style and the fully-loaded Laurin & Klement (L&K). We take a look at what you get for your money.

    New Skoda Octavia Style (Rs 25.99 lakh)

    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • Ambient lighting
    • LED headlamps with DRLs
    • LED foglamps with cornering function
    • LED tail-lamps with dynamic turn indicators
    • Auto dimming mirror – internal and driver side
    • Driver side wing mirror defogger
    • Puddle lamps
    • Keyless entry and go
    • Power-adjust driver seat with memory
    • 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity
    • Mirror Link
    • Dual-zone climate control
    • Paddle shifters
    • Virtual cockpit digital instrument screen
    • Cruise control
    • Rain sensing wipers
    • 6 airbags (dual front, front side and curtain)
    • Front and rear parking sensors
    • Rear view camera
    • ABS with EBD
    • ESC
    • Hill start assist
    • Multi collision braking
    • Anti-Slip Regulation
    • Electronic differential lock


    New Skoda Octavia L&K (Rs 28.99 lakh)

    The fully loaded L&K additionally gets you kit such as:

    • Adaptive LED headlamps
    • Tyre pressure monitor
    • 8 airbags (addition of rear side airbags)
    • Fatigue alert
    • Powered boot lid with hands-free opening
    • Powered co-driver seat with memory function
    • Canton sound system
    • Rear sun visors – doors and windscreen
    • Wireless smartphone charger
    • Hands free parking


    New Skoda Octavia: engine and gearbox

    Moving to under the hood, unlike the previous-gen Octavia, the new fourth-gen sedan is available solely with a petrol engine. The unit in question is a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol TSI unit that puts out 190hp and 320Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox as standard, sending power to the front wheels. Skoda claims a fuel efficiency rating of 15.81kpl for the model. You can read more about how the Octavia drives in our review.

    New Skoda Octavia: rivals

    The executive sedan segment has shrunk in the past few years, and with the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic exiting the market, the Octavia has only one direct rival – the Hyundai Elantra. However, in terms of pricing, the Elantra is notably more affordable, with the Hyundai priced between Rs 17.85-21.12 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

    The carmaker is now gearing towards the launch of its all-new Kushaq midsize SUV. Skoda recently announced that it had commenced production of the Kushaq, with a launch expected soon. The carmaker is also expected to launch the petrol Kodiaq in India later this year, as well as debut its all-new midsize sedan that will replace the current Rapid.

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    Also see:

    Skoda extends warranty, service period till July 31

    Autocar Drag Day 2021: Skoda Octavia RS245 vs Mini Cooper S drag race video

    Thomas Schäfer talks about localisation, the Kushaq SUV and more

    India-bound 2021 Skoda Kodiaq facelift revealed

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