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The All-New Skoda Octavia 2017; A Classy Make Over

The Skoda Octavia India, first time zoomed the red carpet in 2002, and ever since it became a STAR. Car enthusiasts loved the model, and the sales scale went quite notches high. In 2013, it made another grand entry in the Indian market with a polished design and innovative features. But despite how classy a car may be, it grows old with time.  The 2013 Skoda Octavia is now in the middle of its life cycle, and hence, it was time for an upgrade. The all-new Skoda Octavia 2017 entered the market with its stunning muscular looks which can make anyone go head over heels. Let’s know why:

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Skoda Octavia 2017 Exterior

The first thing that catches your eye is the exterior front of the car. With just a glance it can hypnotize you. The new Octavia 2017 has new split-headlamps called Quadra LED headlights. The split has been done in four compartments; the low and high beam are separated while the bumper gets LED daytime running lights and fog lamps. There is a chrome strip that runs across the bumper too, adding more to the Skoda feel. Unlike the previous model, the grill here has glossy black finesse and a few creases on the hood. The rear part is also equipped with LED units and the bumper there is revised too

Interior tech

The interior cabin has transformed into something better and bigger. A 9-inch infotainment touch screen, with captivating touch, is the most exciting one. With a smoother interface and 800×400 resolutions, it proves to be the all-new Skoda Octavia. The system is also compatible with your smartphones. Apart from Apple car play, Android Auto & Mirror Link, Skoda has introduced its app called ‘Boss Connect.’ Now turn the music on and go for drives long, like a boss!

The panoramic sunroof

For the lovers of nature, Skoda Octavia 2017 brings you good news. The panoramic sunroof is stylish and classy. It has a glass layer underneath which makes you fantasize this car even more.

Ambient lighting

If the sunroof doesn’t cause a stir, the ambient light certainly will. The Skoda Octavia 2017 gives you the option to choose from ten different vibrant colours. Now which-so-ever mood you are in, turn on that colour; it’s your pick.

Park pilot

In the city of car crowd, finding a parking place at times can be nerve breaking. Skoda Octavia 2017 takes care of that as well. With its all-new parking assistant technology, the proximity sensors detect a perfect parking spot and steer you till there automatically.

Safety tools

Skoda Octavia 2017 is a beauty with brain. Apart from class and comfort, it is known for its intelligent safety technology. The smart iBuzz Fatigue alert takes care of the road ahead and alarms you from all kind of potential threats. It also has eight airbags installed for all seats. Skoda India ensures you and your family enjoy a safe drive always.

The engine

The engine doesn’t have much change; except for the car’s rear track which has been increased by 20 mm on the 2.0-litre TDI and by 30 mm on the 1.8-litre TSI variant. However, it remains vigorous, like an SUV in the face of a sedan.

So, if you are looking for a car which meets your need, it’s the Skoda Octavia 2017. With price as fair, it brings the smartest technology, comfortable interiors, and high-class experience.

Skoda Octavia 2017: The Best of Old And New

What is better than a new car? An old car with new, improved features! There is nothing like the familiarity of old. However, there is no growth without change. Accordingly, Skoda has launched the fresh, 2017 version of India’s long-time favourite sedan – Skoda Octavia.

The New Skoda Octavia is fit for the drivers and roads of today. It also retains some of Octavia’s classic features.

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New Skoda Octavia Exterior

First, the New Skoda Octavia comes with keyless technology. Using this, the driver can control the car without a key.

An elevated bumper provides a wider view. Similarly, the newly designed bonnet is sleeker.  Moreover and most importantly, It has LED fog and taillights. As a result, this feature delivers improved performance and less strain to the human eye. In addition, it is eco-friendly and energy-efficient. Its telescopic head light washers easily remove grit and dust. This feature improves car visibility.

However, the most stylish property of the New Skoda Octavia, is its Upswept Dynamic Window line in its rear doors.

It is all about proportion. Its signature C shaped taillight complements the two triangles on the boot lid. Octavia 2017 is also parking-friendly with its parking assist sensors guiding the driver.

Comfort And Interiors

The interior is spacious and well lit. Additionally, it boasts a panoramic sunroof, which is made of tinted glass and has electronic control. Also, the air conditioning offers an eco-friendly cooling effect, while its humidity sensor reduces windscreen fogging. Cup and bottle holders are also present for the convenience of the driver and passengers.

The New Skoda Octavia has an adjustable driver’s seat with built in memory, which is its smartest feature. Because of this technology, the vehicle remembers seat and external side-view mirror positions. Another smart feature is its multifunctional steering wheel. The steering wheel obeys the audio command. Interestingly, the sedan boasts an 8.0 touchscreen display as well.

For a slicker experience, in addition to speed control, the New Skoda Octavia provides Cruise Control, which is a pedal-independent system to manage the speed of the car.


The New Skoda Octavia interior also boasts spaciousness.  While the seating and leg room is abundant, it is the rear-space which is intelligently designed. Skoda Octavia 2017 has a boot with an impressive 580-litre capacity! Furthermore, its rear seats are foldable. In the front, the glove compartment has cooling technology where you can store snacks for a while or even carry ice cream easily.


Skoda Octavia 2017 is essential, a very safe car. In addition to the parking assist sensors, the car comes with an electric parking brake and hill/slope assist system. Its new lighting system optimises illumination and visibility. The New Skoda Octavia also features hands-free parking and a reverse parking camera. Moreover, Skoda Octavia 2017 has abundant air bags in different positions: Head Rest, Front Driver, Passenger and Front/Rear Side.


Considering capacity and transmission, the Skoda Octavia 2017 is a powerhouse. Its petrol variant’s engine is 1.8 TSI/132 kW. The diesel counterpart has a 2.0 TDI/105 kW engine.

Both these engine technologies are eco-conscious. They give out lower emissions, are fuel-efficient and deliver higher output.

Transmission and gear control comes in Manual, Automatic and DSG forms. The former too are capable of a 6-speed transmission, while the DSG is 7-speed.

Finally, we estimate the Skoda Octavia 2017 to start around Rs. 17 L (Ex-showroom)