Skoda Octavia has arrived in Australia, only a few weeks later than anticipated due to the effect of Covid-19.
It introduces a number of important firsts for this model, including a 10-inch infotainment screen with touch slider the latest version of Virtual Cockpit, a head up display, wireless connection to Apple Carplay and Android auto.
It has LED Matrix headlights, LED fog and taillights, traffic jam assist, emergency assist and as many 10 airbags, depending on model.
Exterior and interior design treatments are intended to give it the appearance of upmarket European prestige marques.
Skoda Octavia 110TSI Ambition and Style have a 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine with 110kW and 250Nm driving through an eight-speed automatic.
The high-performance Octavia RS uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol producing180kW and 370 Nm. It has a seven-speed wet-clutch direct-shift gearbox.
As the local importer has found, the great majority of Skoda’s Australian customers select one or more option packages with their new vehicle, more standard equipment has been included in each variant to match the previous requests.
Though we have published this news on the new generation Skoda Octavia we will not be road testing one due to ongoing problems between us and the local importer.
Octavia 110TSI Ambition sedan: $30,490
Octavia 110TSI Ambition wagon: $31,690
Octavia 110TSI Style sedan: $34,890
Octavia 110TSI Style wagon: $36,190
Octavia RS sedan: $47,790
Octavia RS wagon: $49,090
Note: These prices do not include government or dealer delivery charges. Contact your local Skoda dealer for drive-away prices.