2014 Skoda Octavia Launched In India: Details Inside

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2014 Skoda Octavia In India: Details Inside

on 3rd October 2013

Skoda India has launched the 2014 Octavia in India. After a of teasing the details of the car, will finally be announcing the and other details of the much car.

“The Octavia had Škoda back in 2001 and the Indian market is a critical in Škoda’s global plans. The of the new Octavia marks a milestone for India as well reiterates its commitment to the Indian market. arrival into the Indian also kicks off a five strategy for Škoda which make the customers the brand’s focus in addition to our long-standing for making great products,#8221; Sudhir Rao, Managing Škoda Auto India

new Octavia is our attempt to make the car in its class and we are confident that it redefine standards in its segment. A joy to at and a greater joy to drive, the new Octavia is to captivate the hearts and minds in Paweł Szuflak, Director, Marketing, Škoda Auto


Petrol Variants:

Octavia Active 1.4 TSI. Rs. Lakh

Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI: Rs. 14.95 Lakh


Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI: Rs. 15.55 Lakh

All mentioned are ex-showroom Delhi.


You know how the car looks, you can have a look at the slide It is a whole lot different from the generation Octavia (Laura for us in in every way.


Standard equipment includes:

16-inch alloy wheels Active variant gets a design)

Chrome lined grille

Electrically operated

Body coloured bumpers, covers (with integrated indicators) and door handles

fog lights

Rear fog lights

lamps with manual

ORVM defogger

Rear defogger

Underbody protective

With the Ambition variant you get the added equipment:


Halogen Daytime running

Automatically dimming ORVMs

sensors at the rear

Coming and leaving home lights

spot lamps

Electrically ORVMs

You get the following extra in the Elegance variant:

Rear spoiler

Bi-xenon headlights automatic leveling


Reatractable headlight washers

LED running lamps

Front fog with cornering function

sensors at the front and rear

sunroof with automatic function in case of rain

equipment includes:

Chrome on infotainment and air-conditioning controls, wheel, interior door gear-shift selector, front compartment lid and instrument cluster

Decor on front centre and door panels (silver on the Active variant, wood on the and Elegance variant)

Dual dashboard, centre console and panels (Onyx and Ivory)


Dimming IRVM on Active and automatic on Ambition and

Infotainment system with USB / AUX / SD Portable media player connected to 8 speakers

Multi-function on the instrument console

Gear change indicator transmission equipped cars

Reading lamps front and

Illuminated storage spaces: In the and the luggage compartment

12v power in the centre console

Front sun with vanity mirrors

seat armrest with cup

Storage compartment under armrest

Front glovebox cooling

Storage compartment steering wheel

Driver height adjustment

Manual A/C on the variant, #8216;Climatronic#8217; dual A/C on the Ambition and Elegance variant.

A/C vents

Leather wrapped wheel, gear shifter and brake lever

Fabric on the Active variant

Front and electric (tinted) windows one-touch operation

Height and adjust for the steering wheel

floor mats

The Ambition gets:

Infotainment system 5.8 inch touch-enabled TFT screen parkatronic display and proximity

Bluetooth phone connectivity for calls and music streaming, controls on the steering wheel

multi-function display

The Elegance gets:

12-way electrically driver seat with function

Height adjustable passenger seat

Retractable windscreen sunshade

Standard include:

Anti-lock Braking (ABS) with Electronic Distribution (EBD) and Hydraulic Assist (HBA)

Anti-slip and traction control

Dual airbags

Height adjustable seatbelts with pre-tensioners at the

Three point seatbelts for all rear passengers

Height front head restraints, two at the

Two child seat attachment on the rear seat

Engine immobiliser with code

Fuel supply in case of an accident

Acoustic for high speed

The Ambition gets:

An electronic front for better traction

Electronic Control (ESC)

Multi-Collision car brakes automatically if it does not the driver braking after a

The Elegance variant gets additional safety features:

pressure monitor

Side at the front

Curtain airbags at the and rear

Cruise control

The Skoda Octavia has a590-litre compartment at the back, but that#8217;s not

590-litres normal luggage 1580-litres with the rear folded.

Foldable luggage in the luggage compartment (1 in the Ambition and 2 in the Elegance variant)

Six load-anchoring in the luggage compartment

60:40 seat split

Storage under the passenger seat on the variant

Storage compartments in the and rear centre console

and Transmission

The 2014 Skoda is available with three choices, in three trim and with three transmission

1.4-litre turbocharged petrol with an output of 138 BHP / 250 Nm, mated to a manual transmission with a efficiency of 16.81 KMPL

turbocharged petrol engine an output of 177 BHP / 250 Nm, mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission with a efficiency of 14.72 KMPL

turbocharged diesel engine an output of 140 BHP / 320 Nm, mated to either a manual transmission (20.61 or a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic (19.28 KMPL)

Looks like the 2014 Octavia is a very well feature-rich car. All the variants are good value for money, the Active variant doesn#8217;t any essential features. The variant we are excited by is the 1.8 TSI equipped Elegance.

So is the Octavia vRS coming to India

What do you think of the 2014 Octavia? Let us know in the comments below.

Updated on 24th 2013

We have received an from Skoda India to an on 3rd October, their Facebook confirms that it will be on the of the launch of the 2014 Skoda

So, we will be there covering the live, and we will update story with all the latest on the car. Stay tuned!

on 2 September 2013

The Czech Skoda had announced its new Octavia in 2013. Now, it has been established that this car be launched in the first week of this year. The Aurangabad plant has already has the production at full swing.

Octavia’s generation model was discontinued in the market about 4 years Since then, it is the first of the mid segment car. Further, the has already announced that it soon phase out Laura India and its vRS and petrol variants are out of supply.

Hence, they to launch this new Octavia there would have a huge void in the market. The has already invited the bookings and the drives will be on soon the launch. There will be engine options available to from.

The 1.4-litre petrol and 2.0-litre engines will be offered and the 1.8 liter petrol engine come later.

The price of the engine will be between Rs. 14 – 18 and the base model in the petrol can be availed for Rs. 14 lakhs. Its differentiation superb interiors, ample boot capacity and dynamics.As far as is concerned, it shares many with Volkswagen Jetta.

Octavia’s base model is expansive as compared with

Volkswagen’s MQB platform seems than Octavia’s platform and the has received many words of It further has to rub shoulders with the of Chevrolet Cruze, Renault and Hyundai Elantra et al. Hence, will have a lot to prove on as well as performance frontier.

The performance will be delivered on the 2.0 diesel engine.

Skoda will now get a slew of discounts so might just be the right to buy a Laura as well. Barring the Skoda cars have not doing well in the country and the of the Octavia will help the restore its long lost

Updated on 29th July

The 2014 Skoda Octavia be revealed in India on 9th August We will be bringing you updates the event, do stay tuned to Car India.

Updated on 21st 2013

The next generation Octavia (Laura in India) is one of the awaited D segment sedans for a as the car is expected to bring back the old days of Skoda#8217;s in the segment. The car had touched down on shores a while ago and was caught a lot of times. New spy shots reveal the of the 2014 Skoda Octavia for the time and they look classy, don#8217;t you think?

You can see a 3-spoke steering wheel looks quite elegant, it the 4 spoke unit that is at one of the major characteristics of Skoda The car will hit the roads with the redesigned logos and badges. The car in the has  7 speed DSG gearbox which is the one presently on the diesel Jetta.

The car is on the MQB platform which will be the upcoming Audi A3 sedan. The MQB has made the Octavia bigger on the lighter on the whole and has helped it a good power to weight for better performance and fuel

The Skoda Octavia has been the car the folks back at Skoda be proud of because the car has been one of the sellers from the stable of The company at the launch of the car had clearly that it was expecting the car to become one of the sellers like its previous The word on the street is that the car hit the Indian roads around which is considered one of the most times to buy a car.

The car has had a cult of its own in from quite a time and the of the next generation Octavia only strengthen the followers of the

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