The new 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift today officially went on sale in India priced at ₹ 15.49 lakh to ₹ 22.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Primarily available in three trim options – Ambition, Style and Style Plus and eight different iterations based on engine options and transmission. The current generation Octavia was launched originally in 2013 and goes up against the likes of the Hyundai Elantra and the Toyota Corolla Altis. Click here to see the highlights from the 2017 Skoda Octavia launch event. Click here to learn more about all the variants of the newly launched Skoda Octavia facelift.
Variant Wise Prices Of 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift
2017 Skoda Octavia Petrol variants Prices (ex-showroom, India)
Octavia Ambition 1.4 TSI MT ₹ 15,49,405
Octavia Style 1.4 TSI MT ₹ 17,49,605
Octavia Style 1.8 TSI AT ₹ 18,59,429
Octavia Style Plus 1.8 TSI AT ₹ 20,89,900
2017 Skoda Octavia Diesel variants Prices (ex-showroom, India)
Octavia Ambition 2.0 TDI CR MT ₹ 16,89,974
Octavia Style 2.0 TDI CR MT ₹ 18,95,608
Octavia Style 2.0 TDI CR AT ₹ 20,49,619
Octavia Style Plus 2.0 TDI CR AT ₹ 22,89,573
Skoda claims that this is the lowest entry-level price for the Octavia yet. The petrol powered base trim – 1.4 TSI MT Ambition variant starts at ₹ 15.49 lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.89 lakh for the top of the line 1.8 TSI Style Plus AT variant. Similarly, among the diesel models the price for the 2.0 TDI CR MT Ambition start at ₹ 16.89 lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.89 lakh for the top-spec 2.0 TDI CR AT Style Plus variant.
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2017 Skoda Octavia facelift comes in three trim options
Visually, the new Skoda Octavia facelift comes with substantial updates including the new signature butterfly grille design. Skoda has moved away from the single headlamp cluster for the Octavia to a split headlamp unit that Skoda calls Quadra LED headlights because it’s split into four compartments. The updated Octavia also gets new LED daytime running lights and fog lamps on the bumper. The overall design of the car stays the same on the side and on the rear with the tail lights getting a new LED lighting pattern. The new Skoda Octavia facelift also gets a new set of alloy wheels. Here is everything that you need to know about the new Skoda Octavia.
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The cabin of the 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift is pretty much similar to the outgoing model with the black and beige combination. The new car also gets a brand new centrally mounted touchscreen that now has a capacitive touch feature. The Skoda Octavia facelift also comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and Mirror link to give the best smart phone integration. The new Skoda Octavia facelift also gets a new three spoke steering wheel. Rear space is still one of the best in class with comfortable seating for three passengers and decent levels of leg space. You can read our review of the Skoda Octavia facelift here.
2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Specifications
Technical Specifications 2017 Octavia 1.4 Petrol 2017 Octavia 1.8 Petrol 2017 Octavia 2.0 Diesel
Displacement 1,395 cc 1,798 cc 1,968 cc
Max Power 148 bhp at 4,500-6,000 rpm 177 bhp at 5,100-6,200 rpm 141 bhp at 4,000 rpm
Max Torque 250 Nm at 1,500-3,500 rpm 250 Nm at 1,250-5,000 rpm 320 Nm at 1,750-3,000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual 7-speed DSG 6-speed MT/6-speed DSG
Fuel Efficiency (claimed) 16.8 kmpl 15.1 kmpl 21 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres
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The new Skoda Octavia facelift comes with 8 airbags
The Skoda Octavia facelift will get both diesel and petrol engines. The 1.8-litre TSI engine makes 178 bhp and is mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox while the smaller 1.4-litre TSI gets mated to a 6-speed manual and makes 147 bhp. The diesel is the tried and tested 2-litre motor that makes 147 bhp and gets mated to a 6-speed DSG gearbox. The Octavia gets 8 airbags in the top spec version while the other variants get 4 airbags. ABS (anti-lock brakes), EBD (electronic brake distribution) and traction control come as standard.