Prices for facelifted Octavia to start from £17,055 OTR
Skoda has opened order books for its 2017 Octavia, which will be priced from £17,055 OTR.
Bringing a new design as well as latest-generation infotainment, connectivity and driver assistance systems, the facelifted model will six engines – with emissions starting from 103g/km and two body styles (Hatch and Estate).
The range structure remains familiar with S, SE, SE Technology, SE L and Laurin & Klement as well as the Scout and vRS models, which open for ordering at the end of Q1 2017.
All models feature alloy wheels, touchscreen infotainment systems, SmartLink+ ensuring that Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity is now standard across the model range, LED rear lights, air conditioning, XDS electronic differential lock and automatic post-collision braking system.
Extra kit on SE models includes cruise control, multifunction steering wheel, Driving mode selection, acoustic rear parking sensors and driver fatigue sensor. Dual-zone air conditioning, driver personalisation (including three keys), front fog lights and chrome finished door handles are also included as standard.
SE Technology models build on this with adaptive cruise control, Amundsen eight-inch touchscreen navigation system, WiFi hotspot, and front and rear parking sensors, while SE L models add Alcantara and leather upholstery, full LED headlights, front assist, intelligent light assist and an umbrella under the passenger seat.
SE L models are also equipped with sunset glass from the B-pillar back, front grille finished in gloss black and a colour maxi-dot trip computer as standard.
Laurin and Klement models bring a standard equipment list that includes heated front seats, heated steering wheel, 9.2-inch Columbus infotainment system, Canton sound system and an electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function and lumbar support. KESSY, Park assist and Lane assist are also included as standard.
Equipment on Scout models brings Alcantara and leather Scout upholstery, Amundsen eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, full LED headlamps, Scout body styling details and off-road mode. Scout models also come equipped with a rough road package that delivers increased protection for the underside the vehicle along with Lane assist, heated front seats and heated multifunctional steering wheel.
vRS models bring sport seats and upholstery, full LED headlights, Performance mode selection and a super sport leather multifunction steering wheel with vRS logo and paddles for DSG models.
New Octavia offers 72.4mpg combined for the lowest-emitting 1.6TDI 115 PS DSG Hatchback model, and vehicles will arrive in showrooms from April.
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