Škoda Octavia – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Škoda Octavia

The Škoda is a small family car (C-segment in produced by Czech automaker Auto since 1996. Its is revived from an earlier model produced between and 1971. The current Octavia is in five-door hatchback or estate

First generation ( Typ 1U; 1996–2011) [ ]

Škoda Octavia Combi

The first generation Octavia was in November 1996 and was built at the Škoda factory in Mladá Czech Republic. [ 2 ]

In the United Kingdom. sales in 1998 and the mid-size car was an instant with buyers who appreciated its refinement and value for money, it could not quite match the of established large family car such as the Ford Mondeo and Vectra. [ 4 ] The car was widely used in the UK trade, owing to the large of private hire drivers who the vehicle due to its low price [and leasing agreements directed at the taxi driver], space and [ citation needed ]

The first generation Octavia had a in 2000, [ 5 ] and was still manufactured and in some markets, even the second generation was introduced in In Germany, and other parts of Europe, as well as Asia, the generation model was marketed as the Tour, while the newer is marketed as the Octavia.

In some markets, the first Octavia was still known as and the newer model was referred to as the new Octavia5 (Greece) or Laura

The major improvements of the facelifted are the independent rear suspension and interior, in terms of space, and quality of materials. [ 6 ]

The facelifted featured a 4×4 wheel version both for the estate and popular hatchback models, and the Haldex Traction clutch, other Volkswagen Group A based cars (Golf IV, A3 and Seat Leon Cupra It had higher ground clearance and a fuel tank carrying (17#160;US#160;gal; 14#160;imp#160;gal) compared to the (15#160;US#160;gal; 12#160;imp#160;gal) standard wheel drive versions. The option was only available the 1.8 T 150#160;bhp (112#160;kW; 152#160;PS) engine, the 1.9 TDI 90#160;bhp (67#160;kW; diesel engine, or the 2.0 L petrol all coupled with a 5-speed gearbox, and with the 1.9 TDI-PD ) 100#160;bhp (75#160;kW;

101#160;PS) diesel engine came with a 6-speed gearbox. [ 7 ]

The other 6-speed manual was the 1.9 TDI-PD 131#160;bhp (98#160;kW; only available with [ 7 ]

The vRS was the top-level and quickest specification and a 1.8-litre straight-4 turbocharged which produced 180#160;bhp 182#160;PS). Škoda made a number of 100 WRC Replica Cars in 2002. These differ normal vRS Octavias, as they are in white, have rally and have additional accessories as (such as ESP, xenon heated front seats). The vRS was also popular with the UK both as a traffic car and as an unmarked due to its low cost, reliability, performance, and styling. [ citation needed ]

Engines [ edit ]

The engines are the same as for many other in the Volkswagen Group. [ 7 ]

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