The ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION SKODA OCTAVIA
The all-new Skoda OCTAVIA 2021 premiered in India in two variants Style and Laurin & Klement. The new Skoda OCTAVIA is Elegant, Dynamic, timeless & Emotive. The all-new fourth-generation Skoda OCTAVIA comes in five stunning colour options Lava Blue, Candy White, Magic Black for the Style variant and the Laurin & Klement get exclusive colours Brilliant Silver, and Maple Brown.
Skoda Auto has completely revamped the 4th generation OCTAVIA. A design that demonstrates masculine & powerful character. The 4th generation OCTAVIA has not acquired any feature from its predecessors. The front look can mesmerise by the striking robust chrome grill to the razer- sharp & narrow Bi-LED technology headlights.
The redesigned front LED fog lights enhances the car look and make it sleeker. In the top-end edition, Laurin & Klement gets an additional touch of elegance by chrome line which encircles and links it.
The body design sharpens the visual appearance and also enables excellent aerodynamics. The drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.24 makes it one of the best in the segment.
The 4th generation OCTAVIA has ample space with 4,689 mm length, 1,469 mm height, 1,829 mm wide, with a wheelbase of 2,680 mm.
The alloy wheels further enhance the look of the new OCTAVIA. The Laurin & Klement comes with a Pulsar Black & the Style comes with Rotare Silver colour. Both the variants come with 43.18cm (R17) alloy wheels.
The interiors of the new OCTAVIA is Stylish, Spacious, Comfortable & Technology-driven. The premium beige suedia leather upholstery with highlights of chrome compliments it graciously.
The redesigned dashboard gets an elegant finish. The infotainment display is placed high on the dashboard and in the field of sight of the driver ensuring a pleasant symmetry. The incorporated Phone Box offers wireless mobile phone charging along with a pair of USB C ports.
The touch control slider below the display unit supports the multimedia function. One can control the volume up / down by sliding one finger.
One can select functions like Air- Conditioning controls, Vehicle Settings, Hazard Warning Lights, etc. through the new button bar thoughtfully placed in the field of sight of the driver.
The new OCTAVIA gets a multifunction two-spoke stylish steering wheel covered by black leather with a paddle-shift lending the vehicle an autistic and emotive look and a strong identity of its own.
The epic LED-ambient lighting framework on the OCTAVIA is a visual delight. The passengers can choose between various shades of colours, titled the ‘mood tiles’. One can even customize the colour as per personal preference. Enhancing the experience to the next level is assigning a different colour palette to the dashboard and footwell. The new lighting framework likewise aids wellbeing and becomes red when the front entryways open.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
The OCTAVIA’s strong styling and class-leading space may grab all the attention. However, the vehicle’s performance is equally commendable. Accounting road conditions is the seven-speed DSG gearbox which automatically adapts to an individual’s driving style.
The fourth-generation OCTAVIA attributes a ‘shift by wire’ technology. A minimalist designed rocker switch is integrated into the centre console. Which controls and electronically channels the gear selection to the transmission unit. The electromechanical parking element can be activated and deactivated by a button from the centre console. This is a standard feature across the OCTAVIA range replacing the mechanical handbrake lever.
The 2.0 TSI Turbocharged petrol engine powers The all-new 4th generation Skoda OCTAVIA. It generates 190pn (140kw) of power with 320NM peak torque output. It delivers a 15.81 km/litre fuel efficiency approved by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE
The new OCTAVIA exhibits the new 25.4 cm infotainment display system. Integrated with SmartLink™ technology, connectivity bundle supported by MirrorLink™. For hassle-free smartphone connectivity, it sports Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay. Additionally, it sustains voice command control and Bluetooth® GSM telephony and audio streaming choices.
Automatically connect your smartphone by laying it face up on the wireless charging pad – now that’s Simply Clever.
Parking in tight spots just got better with the hands-free parking feature. The boot space comprises 600 litres that can be extended to 1,555 litres by folding the rear seat backrests. With a 60:40 split, the all-new OCTAVIA is at the top of the segment.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
The fourth-generation OCTAVIA has ensured to maintain the “Safety First” from its predecessor. The Skoda OCTAVIA Laurin & Klement comprises a wide range of features like 8 airbags – dual front airbags, side & curtain airbags at front and rear which remains the segment benchmark.
The iBuzz Fatigue Alter is the newest feature by Skoda Auto. This alert detects indications of fatigue in the driver and instantly alerts him or her to take a break.
The all-new Skoda OCTAVIA is fully loaded with Technology & Stylish features. Skoda Auto has priced the new OCTAVIA INR. 25.99lakh for Style wherein the Laurin & Klement is priced at INR. 28.99lakhs makes it well priced for the features in the segment.