What kind of car is a Skoda Octavia?
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How much does Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI cost?
At around £700 more than the hatchback model for model, diesel estate ownership starts for a barely believable £13,480 for the 1.9TDi Classic. That’s a lot of car for the money.
How big is the load space in a Skoda Octavia?
Stand behind the Octavia and the load space appears huge, even more so when you fold down the split rear seats to give 1620 litres. Only in Elegance trim does the Octavia get a flat load area, thanks to a higher boot floor that doubles as a storage box – it’s not available on lower-specced cars.
Another perennial is the Ford Focus Estate, while the Fiat Tipo Station Wagon is a budget option and the Subaru Levorg Sport Tourer is a sporty leftfield choice for those that don’t want to stick to estate car convention. Long gone is the era of Skoda jokes: the Octavia Estate is a class-leading family estate.
How much does a Skoda Octavia vRS estate cost?
The Skoda Octavia vRS Estate starts from £26,890, and goes up to £30,215. The range is bookended by the manual 227bhp petrol model (the cheapest), and the diesel four-wheel-drive DSG version (the most expensive). Whichever engine you go for, the DSG ’box is an extra £1390, and the adaptive dampers are another £860.
Can a Skoda Octavia Estate handle steep gradients?
The car pulled to the top of the hill easily without needing much clutch slip. We know from the 2017 Tow Car Awards that the Octavia can handle steeper gradients, although the DSG auto fitted to that example certainly helped, because it means there’s no need for the driver to balance the throttle and clutch.
Is the Octavia Estate a 4 wheel drive vehicle?
If you do have a heavier van to pull it’s worth remembering that there are also 4×4 versions of the Octavia with kerbweights from 1490kg. But for owners of reasonably light caravans, this front-wheel-drive Škoda estate makes a very capable tug. Leave the caravan behind and the Škoda continues to impress.
How many litres does Skoda Octavia Estate have?
That’s ahead of the Golf Estate, which has 605 litres and 1,620 litres respectively. The Octavia Estate range mirrors that of the Octavia hatch, and goes from basic workhorse to luxury and performance versions. At the start of the range is the S, while the SE and SE Technology models are priced at the same level.
Is the Octavia 1.8 TSI a 4 wheel drive car?
This is the facelifted Skoda Octavia 4×4 1.8 TSI estate, fitted with the latest Haldex four-wheel drive system – the same one you’ll find in cars such as the Audi TT. Four-wheel drive accounts for just four per cent of Skoda UK’s sales, but in countries like Austria, Switzerland and Italy it is much more significant.
Which is better Skoda Octavia Estate or Megane?
When we tested the Octavia Estate 1.6 TDI, its relatively low kerbweight helped it set the pace during our 0-60mph sprint, needing a respectable 10.0 seconds, which was nine-tenths up on a Renault Megane Sport Tourer.