2013 Skoda Octavia – Top Speed

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2013 Skoda Octavia

on 12.3.2012 10:45 by Simona

has begun testing the next Octavia months ago, and the company finally decided to the official information of its best model ever. The model just two months after the unveiling of the new Rapid and will be put on early in 2013.

The new Skoda will replace the second unveiled back in 2004 and move from the current A5 platform to the new MQB platform. This is the platform used for the seventh Golf . which means the next Skoda will most of its technical parts the Golf.

The new generation Octavia will be a new exterior design language also seen on the Rapid – and will deliver of room, quality, precise modern, … technology, design, high functionality and the price-value ratio.

Update 12/11/2012: This has been updated with the details, images and specs. Hit the to read more about the new Octavia.

Exterior and interior

The new Octavia will be built on the new MQB platform, meaning it will grow in length and width: it be 90 mm (3.54 inches) longer and 45 mm inches) wider. The wheelbase also be 108 mm (4.2 inches) offering better interior for the rear passengers.

On the exterior the new looks sportier and more than the model it replaces to its more pronounced horizontal and the new coupe-like silhouette. Up front the will be distinguished by Skoda#8217;s new and new headlamps design. The rear has been redesigned so it now offers classiness and perfect proportions.

The interior has also been redesigned with better materials and new technologies, including an generation of radio and radio systems.

Safety features:

Assistant/emergency braking function May 2013), Lane Assistant, brake actuation in an accident, Protect Assistant/securing of the vehicle in an situation, -*Driver Activity (fatigue detection) an active hatch for pedestrian protection up to airbags, 3-point safety knee airbags (standard in EU rear side airbags

Engine lineup

Under the Skoda will place a of newly developed petrol and engines. For the first time the will be offered with a 1.6 TDI engine that delivers an fuel consumption of just 3.4 per 100 kilometers (69 US mpg). Next to engine, the sedan will four new petrol engine and other modern TDI common-rail engines.

All engines, except the entry-level and diesel options, will be with start-stop system and Customers will have the to choose between both and automatic DSG transmissions, with versions arriving at a later


The new generation Skoda will go on sale early in Prices will be announced at a date.


The list of competitors for the new will include the usual Toyota Camry . Ford and Honda Accord – all of recently updated with new looks and improved engines. The Camry received a revised four-cylinder engine and a 3.5-liter V6 for the top version. Ford#8217;s new Mondeo a new 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol plus a new hybrid version.

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