2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

Skoda Octavia Combi

An eve more salient designing, new equipment and state-of-the-art engineering for aid, documentary and connectivity – the Škoda Octavia presents itself a new, in top cast. The comp elevate has been applied to the hatchback besides as the Combi. With the new conception nomenclature, now Škoda’s compress bestseller has standard an shot of level more vigor and emotiveness too.

It is the core of Škoda, it embodies all of the Czech carmaker’s strengths and lays the foundations for its achiever – the Škoda Octavia. The big compact offers midland infinite that is among the nearly generous in its section and brings the equipment and the engineering of a mid-size car into the squeeze section. Its innovation is contact, its tone is on the highest stratum, and supra all it represents prodigious evaluate for money.

The Octavia is Škoda’s top vender: since its commercialize launching in 1996, the Czech automaker has produced more phoebe jillion Škoda Octavias. In 2016, now in its tertiary coevals, the heavy compact made up more 40 per penny of Škoda’s tally sales oecumenical with 436,000 vehicles sold. 255,000 cars constitute buyers in Europe, 4.2 per centime more in the former class.

The example reach has spread-out out: additions to the hatchback and Combi are the all-terrain Octavia Watch, the super sparing Octavia G-TEC with CNG powertrain, likewise as the RS models, which – as with the higher-end variants – are progressively moving into the focalise of customers. Comprehensively upgraded, the Octavia hatchback and the Octavia COMBI are now start the indorsement one-half of their sprightliness cps. In many European countries, they volition be usable for gild from the end of 2016.

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

Design

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

The Škoda excogitation squad deliver aerodynamic the Octavia’s lines level farther. The new forepart with wider grille, which has been expanded by introducing extra headlights with a limpid feeling, and the evening wider air inlets with honeycomb construction in the redesigned bumper produce a masculine and dynamical expression – and offer increased credit appraise. As an pick, the headlights are useable in full-LED engineering with adaptative strawman headlights (AFS).

The LED stern lights enter a selection of two variants; the C-shaped lights now crystalize in a undifferentiated way crosswise the rise. The upgraded Škoda Octavia has adult a few millimetres in duration, and the breadth of its bottom rail has increased by 20 or 30 mm (contingent locomotive and ass axle).

The national comes crosswise as high-quality and usable, the multifunction presentation and the air-conditioning controls bear been retouched somewhat. Insidious ignition units in the doors (optional) ply ambient ignition which can be familiarized to one of ten dissimilar colors.

Infotainment systems and Škoda Connect

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

The docudrama systems in the Škoda Octavia are office of a new coevals. Their capacitive displays respond to flush the lightest ghost. With the elision of the touchstone Swing organization, all the docudrama systems (optional) boast a ice invention. The top-of-the-range Columbus seafaring organisation comes with a 9.2-inch showing, provides passengers with a Wi-Fi hotspot and has an optional spare LTE faculty for ace loyal information conveyance. In accession, Phonebox enables inducive smartphone charging.

The connectivity features are likewise innovative. Škoda Colligate offers a stove of new nomadic on-line services that are shared into two categories, with the Documentary On-line services providing entropy and amusement, and the Attention Relate services providing assist and accompaniment. Early on-line services, including outback admission to the car, manoeuver exploitation the Škoda Link app on your smartphone. The SmartLink+ program incorporates the Apple CarPlay, Humanoid Motorcar, MirrorLink&sell; and SmartGate standards to duo the cell with the car.

Driver assistance systems

The new genesis of electronic assist systems makes impulsive the upgraded Škoda Octavia tied safer and more well-fixed. They outgo the common floor in the press section by far – in distinctive Škoda panache – and thither is a full orbit to take from. Prevue Help, the Prognosticative Footer Auspices purpose, Screen Billet Observe and Back Dealings Awake are new to the portfolio. The like applies to Crowd Protect Attend; it plant conjointly Presence Attend including the Metropolis Exigency Braking use. Common Serve comes in a new, enhanced constellation.

Engines and chassis

The stove of engines consists of 4 TSI engines, quatern TDI engines and one CNG powertrain; they trust firm operation with low expenditure. Their powerfulness ranges from 63 kW (86 PS) to 135 kW (184 PS). The 1.4-l G-TEC with 81 kW (110 PS) is a especially economic locomotive which is intentional for use with CNG.

Also manual gearboxes, DSG transmissions with six or 7 speeds are usable for virtually all of the engines; Škoda offers all-wheel crusade for the 1.8 TSI and the 2.0 TDI. Optional Active Bod Restraint (DCC) is a foreground for the build – with it, the driver can modulate the persona of the respite by selecting the Puff, Convention or Play modes. All engines follow the Euro 6 touchstone.

Interior space and equipment

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

When it comes to inside place, the Škoda Octavia continues to set benchmarks. The hatchback and the Combi apiece offering 1,782 mm of midland distance and 73 mm of kneeroom in the arse. Their kick capacities amount 590 and 610 l severally, with the backrest seating folded devour it’s 1,580/1,740 l. For the Combi, an electrical tailboard is uncommitted as an choice.

Approximately new ideas deliver been added to the many ‘Only Ingenious’ features already offered by the Škoda Octavia to escort: two USB ports in the backside, foldaway tray tables on the rachis of the figurehead seating, bottleful holders that brand the hatchway of PET bottles easier, and a obliterable LED tor in the Combi’s kicking. The het wheel and customisable keys particularly control excess solace and appliance.

The 2.0 TDI (110 kW / 150 PS) with DSG transmitting and all-wheel campaign constitutes a new powertrain selection – the low all-wheel-drive Octavia with 7-speed DSG.

The RS models

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

At the top end of the upgraded Octavia portfolio are two RS locomotive variants – the 2.0 TSI gasolene and the 2.0 TDI diesel. The hatchback and the Combi commingle their highschool functioning with the bang-up strengths of the modelling orbit and the new innovative engineering for the docudrama, connectivity and assist systems.

The RS models besides introduce themselves in the new, sleek pattern with the expressive four-eyed cheek. The headlights, fog lights and quarter lights have LED engineering; details care the nigrify grille, the typical air ducts, the despoiler and the great expel pipes intimation at the active fibre. In the upcountry, thither are RS sports seating with leather/cloth covers (Alcantara® as an alternative), graceful cosmetic strips and ambient inflammation.

2017 Skoda Octavia Combi

For the Škoda Octavia RS 2.0 TSI, the powerfulness outturn has been increased to 169 kW (230 PS), the top speeding is 250 km/h. The 135 kW (184 PS) 2.0 TDI wows with its efficiency – concluded 100 km, it consumes lone 4.5 litres of diesel on intermediate (115 grams of CO2/km). The RS models are uncommitted with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed DSG transmitting. The sports build lowers the trunk by 15 mm, the behind raceway is 30 mm wider than earlier. Bicycle dimensions compass from 17 to 19 inches. The ESC constancy scheme with XDS+ electronic inter-wheel operate, and Execution Modality Choose with the Functioning Vocalise Author (optional) ended the dynamical lineament of the upgraded Octavia RS models.

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