Built on the new MQB platform from Volkswagen, Octavia third gen is lighter, bigger and much more powerful than any of the previous Octavia models. For petrol, buyers in the country, they have the option of manual 1.4l TSI generating 140 PS and 250 Nm torque, or 1.8l TSI automatic with 180 PS and 250 Nm torque. For diesel, there is only one engine, but two transmission options, manual and automatic. The diesel engine is Volkswagen Group’s one of the best seller, 2.0l TDI offering 143 PS and 320 Nm torque. All four variants are offered with front wheel drive.
The new Octavia is 90 mm longer, 45 mm wider, and 103 kgs lighter. It also features a longer wheelbase, by 108 mm. Overall dimensions of new Octavia stand at 4569 mm long, 1814 mm wide, 1476 mm tall, wheelbase 2688 mm and ground clearance of 155 mm. Storage capacity on the inside too is increased. Boot offers 590 liters of space, while when you lower the rear seats, this space is increased to 1580 liters. Depending on the variant, kerb weight ranges from 1260 kgs to 1395 kgs, while gross weight ranges from 1820 kgs to 1915 kgs.
2013 Octavia has a 50 liter fuel tank. As per Skoda, 2013 Skoda 1.4 TSI delivers 16.8 kmpl, 1.8 TSI (A) delivers 14.7 kmpl, 2.0 TDI (M) delivers 20.6 kmpl and 2.0 TDI (A) delivers 19.3 kmpl. Following is the price list of new Octavia.
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI Active Rs 13.95 lakh
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI Ambition Rs 14.95 lakh
Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI AT Elegance Rs 18.25 lakh
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI Active Rs 15.55 lakh
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI Ambition Rs 16.55 lakh
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI AT Ambition Rs 17.55 lakh
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI AT Elegance Rs 19.45 lakh
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