Skoda Octavia 2017 - In Tip Top Shape
|   Monday, December 12, 2016
Skoda has brought extensive changes to its model which set the highest sales records. From the end of this year Skoda Octavia will be available with a new design, technology and equipment. The compact model is presented in a maximum form, both as a limousine and Combi versions, giving proof of its unique character in this segment once again.

The space available inside this version of the Skoda Octavia model is still one of the largest in the class.
Both Limo and the Combi offer an interior space of 1,782 millimeters and 73 millimeters of space in the legs area. The trunk has a capacity of 590 liters respectively 610 liters (Combi), and when the rear seat backrests are folded the volume increases even at 1,580 respectively 1,740 liters (Combi). Octavia Combi is available with an optional electrically operated tailgate.

The changes have brought a new infotainment systems for the Skoda Octavia. All four systems (Swing and Bolero, as well as Amundsen and Columbus navigation systems) now have capacitive screens with glass design type that respond to even light touches. The Columbus system has a 9.2-inch display; Top system provides WiFi hotspot and, if desired, includes a module for SIM card, with LTE speed for ultra-fast Internet connection.

The revised Skoda Octavia features cutting-edge connectivity solutions. The Skoda Connect consists of Infotainment Online and CareConnect. The CareConnect is available for all versions of Skoda Octavia equipment (except version G-TEC).

Skoda Octavia also makes a step forward in terms of support systems with technology that until now was offered in the middle class only. When the Octavia is used for towing, the trailer assistant will take control of steering when the car is moving slowly in reverse. Pedestrian protection system comes complete with Front Assist function. Also, the parking assistant has been optimized even more. Based on the radar in the back, the Blind Spot Detection system and Rear Traffic Alert allow safely changing lanes, and also helps out with reverse parking. The rearview camera displays the area around the car on the board screen.

The five TSI engines and four TDI engines compose a range of engines with high performance and low fuel consumption. The engines displacement is between 1.0 and 2.0 liters and power range starts with 63 kW (84 hp) and ends with the top engine of 135 kW (184 hp).

For almost all engines on the updated Skoda Octavia the DSG with 6 or 7 steps is available besides the manual transmission.
Skoda offers all-wheel drive for 1.8 l TSI and 2.0 TDI l engines. A particularly attractive feature is the optional adaptive chassis control (DCC), which enables the driver to adjust the suspension and steering characteristics, the modes Comfort, Normal and Sport being available. The alloy wheels with sizes between 16 and 18 inches are now offered in various design patterns.

The revised versions of the Skoda Octavia (limousine and Combi) will be available from the end of this year. The first deliveries will take place early 2017.
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