For all Octavia lovers, the wait is finally over. The all-new Skoda Octavia has made its debut in the Indian automobile market. The new generation of this automobile looks posh, crisp, and luxurious. The main point of attraction is the latest grille which presently sits lower down and arrives flanked by Bi-LED headlamps. Double DRLs of L shaped to have their own charm and the LED fog lamps that are surrounded by chrome on the L&K. Let us have a look at the features of Skoda Octavia in detail.
The quality of the cabin in this new car has been a leap, and Octavia is ready to challenge the German luxury cars in the market. The doors close with a very reassuring feel and there is a concrete heft to the control which gives a great feel. The interiors are completed in black beige upholstery and give the feel of an up segment car. The seats are wrapped in suede leather and to give it a more luxurious look, Skoda has used both chrome and metal inserts inside the cabin. The leather wrapped steering also feels comfortable on holding and gives a lavish driving experience.
The cockpit system which is virtual can be customized completely and provides an array of information to the driver. It also offers the convenience of a 10 inch touchscreen infotainment system which is crisp, easy to read, and responsive even under immediate sunlight. The system is completely compatible with both iOS and Android.
Space Age Inside
This new model emerged with an increase in length by 19mm and width by 15mm. These models provide ample space for the travelers. The change can be recognized in the first look. The front seats are broad and push enough that will allow them to accommodate larger farms in complete comfort. They even offer memory function and lumbar support. The back seat provides top notch comfort. The new model of Skoda Octavia has improved its credentials to offer excellent comfort.
Class Leading Safety
With respect to features, the all new Skoda arrives with grills. Along with that it also has 8 safety airbags, the multi-collision brake, ABS, and EBD – the premium sedan feature, electronic differential lock, ASR, and ESC as a basic part of the equipment. Again the safety equipment on the L&K trim comprises adaptive lights, park assists, and a monitoring system to track the tyre pressure.
Engine And Transmission
The Octavia is pulled forward by a 2.0 TSI turbocharged petrol engine that offers 190PS and 320 Nm of max torque. The refined motor arrives mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox. The real alteration, however, is the shift-by-wire technology that has changed the conventional gear level with a rocker switch in a simple design that is integrated into the centre console on the latest Octavia. Not only does it look fully stunning, but it also takes the smoothness of shifting to a different level altogether.
The latest Skoda Octavia RS245 has set a new standard for buyers who are looking for a do-it-all premium automobile. Be it interiors, design, space, or even the quality, the new generation is actually better than the outgoing version. Everything in the latest Octavia feels like it’s from a luxurious segment car. In fact, it can actually give a tough competition to the entry level German luxurious cars.