Skoda Australia has announced details of additional technology and safety features
that will be included in model updates due in Australia from the fourth quarter of this
The upgraded models are the three Skoda SUVs, Kamiq, Karoq and Kodiaq, as well
as the Scala hatchback and Octavia sedans and wagons.
Safety updates mean that every model in the entire Skoda range will feature Side
Assist with Rear Traffic alert as standard.
The Kamiq will include Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert and Power Tailgate
standard across the range, while a premium Skoda Sound System will become
optional (via the Travel Pack) on the Monte Carlo.
The Karoq will now feature Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert and Lane Assist
standard across the two-tier Style and SportLine 4×4 range.
The Karoq Style now offers a new Leather Seats Pack featuring black or ivory
Comfort leather seats with power front adjustment and memory, auto-dimming
foldable door mirrors, ambient lighting, front and rear LED reading lights and interior
The Kodiaq will feature Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert, Auto Dimming exterior
mirrors and power child locks. A Canton premium audio system is standard on
Kodiaq RS 4×4 and optional (via the Tech Pack) on Style 4×4 and SportLine 4×4.
Similarly to the Fabia’s extensive technology suite, the Scala now features Side
Assist with Rear Traffic Alert as standard across the range. The flagship Signature
now also adds a Power Tailgate.
The Octavia will feature Park Assist, Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert, Power Child
Locks, Auto Dimming interior mirror and driver’s exterior mirror on Style and RS.
The Canton audio system also returns to the Octavia RS with the optional Premium
As an option on Octavia Style, the separate Tech Pack and Luxury Pack will be
bundled into a new, single Tech & Luxury Pack with everything from both packs
minus the previous head-up display and Dynamic Chassis Control.
While there are no technology changes for the Fabia and Superb, the flagship
Superb liftback and wagon will singularly continue in SportLine 4×4 guise.
Skoda is providing advance notice and flexibility of choice to customers ahead of
these new models arriving in the fourth quarter of 2023, with significant current stock
available across the model range to take home today.
Pricing for the updated Skoda range will be announced shortly.