Skoda India has discreetly made its iconic Octavia luxury sedan more expensive in the Indian market. In addition, Skoda Slavia has also become more expensive.
Skoda India has discreetly made its iconic Octavia luxury sedan more expensive in the Indian market. Offered in two trim levels – Style and L&K, the sedan has become more expensive in India by 56,000. For the record, this comes out as the second price revision on Octavia since its launch in June-2021. Aside from a higher price tag, the car was also revised with several new features, such as a vehicle alarm and a new Graphite Gray exterior hue.
Some of the key highlights of the new Octavia include a butterfly grille, split LED taillights, LED headlamps with integrated dual L-shaped DRLs, a two-spoke steering wheel, wireless charging, a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, mood lighting, two-way climate control zones and a digital driver display.
(Also read: Skoda Slavia prices rose by up to 60,000 within three months of launch)
In the latest generation, the Skoda Octavia is now available as a petrol-only sedan equipped with a 2.0-litre petrol engine. This engine is responsible for delivering 188 hp of power and 320 Nm of torque. Transmission duties are taken care of by a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It is 4,689mm long, 1,469mm high and 2,003mm wide with both side mirrors open. The wider body and longer length promises 78 mm more knee room for rear passengers.
Priced at 26.85 lakh (ex-showroom), the car has been offered as an alternative to the cars like Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. Meanwhile, the Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV was recently spied completely undisguised on Indian roads. (Read all the details here)
Date of first publication: 04 June 2022, 13:15 IST