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2021 Skoda Octavia launched at INR 25.99 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Skoda has launched the fourth-generation Octavia in the Indian market at the price of INR 25.99 lakh ex-showroom. The premium sedan comes with all-new exteriors and interiors and a powerful yet efficient engine from the TSI family. The all-new Octavia is available for a test drive at Skoda dealerships, and customers can book the vehicle from Skoda’s official website online. 

2021 Skoda Octavia – Variant & Price

The premium sedan is offered in two variants – Style and L&K (Laurin & Klement). The Style variant comes with a price tag of INR 25.99 lakh ex-showroom. At the same time, the top-of-the-line Laurin & Klement model comes at INR 28.99 lakh ex-showroom. Both models come with the same turbo-petrol motor and an automatic gearbox. The brand does not offer a diesel motor nor a manual gearbox option on the new Octavia. 

2021 Skoda Octavia – Design Highlights

In its fourth-generation design, the Skoda Octavia comes with a completely new front and rear fascia. Skoda has replaced the four-eyed design with a new sleek headlamp unit. The brand also employs the new-generation Skoda grille with sharper edges and double vertical slats. The L&K model comes with a chrome accent on the front bumper that gives the model a classy visual from the front. Skoda has retained the hallmark spine on the bonnet but comes with a new-generation logo. The brand has also worked extensively in the aerodynamics department, and the Skoda Octavia boasts a drag coefficient of just 0.24 Cd. The aero optimisation is evident from aeroducts on the front bumper as well as the kinked boot lid. 

 2021 Skoda Octavia – Top Features

The 2021 Skoda Octavia comes with beige suede leather upholstery and electronically adjustable front seats with memory function. The car also gets a new-generation Skoda two-spoke steering wheel and fully digital instruments cluster. The brand also offers a 25.4-cm infotainment display with integrated air-conditioning controls, wireless smartphone charging, wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto integration, Canton speakers and touch control slider etc. The Skoda Octavia also comes with 2-zone automatic climate control with an Air Care function. 

 2021 Skoda Octavia – Safety

The Skoda Octavia come with eight airbags, Parktronic sensors on the front and rear, iBuzz Fatigue Alert, adaptive front lighting with bi-led headlamps. The cars also come with electronic safety and intervention systems such as an Antilock Braking System, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Multi Collision Brake, Mechanical Brake Assist, Hydraulic Brake Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, and a lot more. 

2021 Skoda Octavia – Engine Specifications

Powering the 2021 Skoda Octavia is the TSI family engine from the Volkswagen Group. The car comes with a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that produces 190 Hp of power and 320 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox with Electronic Differential Lock and Anti-Slip Regulation. 

2021 Skoda Octavia – Colours

The new Skoda Octavia is available in Candy White, Magic Black, Lava Blue, Brilliant Silver, and Maple Brown colour options. The brand has begun production of the Octavia in India at the Shendra production line in Aurangabad. The brand rolled out the first unit in April 2021 in the Lava Blue colour paying homage to Skoda’s founder’s Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement. 

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