As part of the Project 2.0, Skoda India is currently on a major overhaul. One of the aspect under this project, is to update their existing lineup and offer more value for money proposition to their customers. In the past few weeks, Skoda has introduced leasing options on their entire range, brought back the Monte Carlo moniker with Rapid, and even brought down the entry price of Superb, their flagship saloon by Rs 2 lakhs, with the launch Corporate Edition.
Today, they have announced the launch of Octavia Corporate Edition, which brings the entry price of Octavia range by Rs 50k for the petrol variant and Rs 1 lakh for the diesel variant. Skoda Octavia Corporate petrol is priced at Rs 15.49 lakhs, while the Skoda Octavia Corporate diesel variant is priced at Rs 16.99 lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom.
Skoda says, “The Corporate Edition comes equipped with the 1.4 TSI (MT) petrol engine and the 2.0 TDI (MT) diesel engine from the OCTAVIA model range and is now available across all authorized ŠKODA dealership facilities in the country, in popular Candy White colour scheme.”
Speaking about performance – The 1.4 TSI petrol engine produces an impressive power output of 150 PS (110 kW), and the torque output of 250 Nm while delivering fuel efficiency of 16.7 kmpl. It achieves 0 to 100 km/hr in 8.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 219 km/hr. The turbo-charged 2.0 TDI offers 143 PS (105 kW) power and comes with a six-speed manual transmission, as standard. The diesel engine option achieves a maximum torque of 320 Nm, 0 to 100 km/hr in 8.4 seconds, a top speed of 218 km/hr and an average of 21 kmpl.
The standard safety equipment in the OCTAVIA Corporate Edition includes four airbags: dual front airbags and an additional set of front side airbags that reiterate ŠKODA’s strong emphasis on the safety and security of its customers.
In addition, the Corporate Edition includes a wide array of features, such as Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Break-force Distribution (EBD), Hydraulic Brake Assistant (HBA), Anti Slip Regulation (ASR), Motor Speed Regulation (MSR), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Multi-Collision Braking (MKB).
Features on offer with the Corporate Edition – Quadra headlamps, LED DRLs, 16 inch alloys, dual tone dash finished in onyx ivory, beige upholstery, 6.5 inch touchscreen infotainment system with MirrorLink, Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility, dual zone AC, illuminated and cooled glove box. It rivals Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla.
2019 Octavia Petrol Prices
1.4 TSI MT Corporate – Rs 15.49 L (NEW)
1.4 TSI Ambition MT – Rs 15.99 L
1.4 TSI Style MT – Rs 18.98 L
1.8 TSI Style AT – Rs 20.58 L
1.8 TSI L&K – Rs 23.58 L
2.0 RS AT – Rs 26.8 L
2019 Octavia Diesel Prices
2.0 TDI Corporate – Rs 16.99 L (NEW)
2.0 TDI Ambition – Rs 17.99 L
2.0 TDI Style – Rs 20.78 L
2.0 TDI Style AT – Rs 22.98 L
2.0 TDI L&K – Rs 25.98 L