The much awaited 2017 Skoda Octavia launched in India and price starting at Rs 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The new model is a perfect and feature rich facelift. There are number of new added features like adaptive headlamp and hands-free parking for better comfort. The new Octavia+ will be comes in three trim options — Ambition, Style and Style Plus.
You can choose from four colour choices – Grey, Silver, White and Black. Engine options includes 1.4L TSI petrol, 1.8L TSI petrol and a 2.0L turbo diesel motor options. The 150PS, 1.4 petrol engine is mated with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The 180PS, 1.8 petrol of 2017 Skoda Octavia gets a 7-speed DSG transmission for smooth ride.
The 143PS, 320Nm diesel engine is packed with six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. This is the third generation and the model’s first mid-life cycle facelift from Skoda. Skoda Octavia Facelift 2017 competes with Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta and the Toyota Corolla Altis. This is a hot and stylish looking car with appealing specifications and options.
Skoda Octavia Facelift 2017 on external packed with a new split-headlamp cluster, signature butterfly grille at the centre, LED daytime running lights, new set of alloy wheels, fog lamps on the bumper etc. There is also revised rear bumper. You can see bold character lines, sculpted wheel arches and chrome highlights.
Skoda Octavia Facelift 2017 features dual tone light beige and black treatment. There is an all new three-spoke multi-functional steering wheel. There is a 9-inch infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, new ‘Boss Connect’ app etc. For safety there is airbags, ABS, EBD and traction control.