Skoda Octavia Scout Review – Next Car Pty Ltd – 1st October, 2008

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Our experience with the Skoda demonstrates that the Czech now owned by Volkswagen, have good reasons for their optimism. The brand continues to see global sales, just as it has for years now. That was one of the reasons for Skoda coming the Australian market last

Although numerous new models are or are under consideration for Australia, one new has arrived which will build respect for the Skoda The Octavia is an excellent mid-size car and Skoda’s most popular The new Octavia Scout is based on the Octavia all-wheel drive which is one of numerous models locally.

The Octavia Scout turns the AWD wagon into an sports vehicle, a new model which on the Subaru Outback.

The ground for the new Scout is 180 mm (40 mm greater than making it handy for dealing off the tarmac situations. This new is an SUV and, like other is unsuitable for extreme off-road

Having an opportunity to get behind the of the new Scout turned into an exciting experience. The folks Skoda managed to find a used (in recent times) trail in northern Victoria (on the way to Mt to introduce their new Scout to automotive journalists. This was narrow in parts and boggy that quite boggy) in one Thus, this track was suitable for road testing a new

Although the trail was reasonable maintained it had enough interesting to make it one of the most memorable I have experienced. The drive was enjoyable due to the challenges that in the ‘boggy’ section. The Skoda Scout managed to get bogged, but out (in the traditional manner), without then having another demonstrated that this ‘mate’ was more than of dealing with whatever come along on this of track.

The compliant ride was quite off the tarmac and the car demonstrated beyond that it is more than of handling anything that the clearance could manage.

(RRP) for the Skoda Octavia :


Satellite Navigation $2,490

Xenon headlamps

Metallic paint/Pearl effect $630

Electric Glass $1,730

Standard Equipment

is just one trim level for the Octavia Scout. It is well with dual-zone climate air conditioning, 17 alloy wheels, home’ type lighting heating for the front seats, parking sensors, integrated rails, rain sensing remote central locking, CD player with the AM/FM system, cruise control, computer, power windows, dimming interior rear mirror and automatic headlights.

Technical features of the Skoda Scout

The sole powerplant for the new is the well known Volkswagen 2.0 TDI (diesel) engine – is 103 kW @ 4,000 rpm, torque is 320 Nm @ – and it is available with a six manual transmission only. very efficient diesel uses just 6.6 litres/100 kms in the cycle’ in the Octavia Scout. The CO2 level is equally as impressive, 178 grammes per kilometre (the during factory testing).


Standard safety includes six airbags and electronic programme (ESP) for the Scout.

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