The new Skoda Octavia, a Sedan from Skoda, was launched in India in Jun 2021. Octavia has received 74% rating score from our users. Octavia is preferred for its comfort and performance.
Skoda Octavia price starts from ₹ 27.34 Lakh in India. Octavia is available in 5 colours - Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Lava Blue, Magic Black, and Graphite Grey. Octavia seating capacity is 5 People. Octavia mileage is 15.8 km/l. Octavia has received 5 Star (Euro NCAP) safety rating.
Octavia is available in 2 versions and 1 fuel options - Petrol. Petrol models comes with 1984cc engine which generates peak power of 188 bhp @ 4180 rpm .
Octavia competes with Skoda Superb, Skoda Slavia and Audi A4 in India.
Skoda Octavia Model List
|Octavia Model||Price||Key Specs|
|Style 2.0||₹ 27.34 Lakh||Petrol, 1984 cc, Automatic (DCT)|
|L&K 2.0||₹ 30.44 Lakh||Petrol, 1984 cc, Automatic (DCT)|
₹ 27.34 - 30.44 lakh
Avg. Ex-Showroom price
Octavia starting EMI
₹55,437 for 5 Years
This price includes GST and any state/city entry tax. However, the ex-showroom price does not include RTO, Insurance, Fast tag, and other accessories cost
Road Tax or registration tax This varies from city to city.
The insurance cost on CarTrade covers 1-year comprehensive insurance cost with 95% IDV and 3-year third-party insurance cost.
IDV - it is the max amount you will receive if your vehicle is stolen or completely damaged.
Third-party insurance - If you met with an accident with another vehicle, third-party insurance covers cost against damages to the other vehicle or the owner/driver of the other vehicle. It is helpful in the event of an accident by your mistake.
Insurance is mandatory for every vehicle as per the Indian Govt laws.
The final price you will need to pay to purchase the car in your city. On-road price = ex-showroom price + RTO + Insurance + Fast tag and other accessory charges.
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Skoda Octavia Key Specifications
|₹ 27.34 - 30.44 Lakh|
|5 Star (Euro NCAP)|
|4 Years or 100000 km|
|4689 mm L X 1829 mm W X 1469 mm H|
Ground Clearance (mm)
Octavia Expert Review
Engine and Performance
Why I would buy it?
Space and Practicality
Why I would avoid it?
No diesel engine
Skoda since the advent of BS6 been offering only petrol power and so the Octavia gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit that produces 188bhp/320Nm that’s channelled to the front wheels via a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox. It’s the same unit in the Superb and the Kodiaq.
Now this engine has two roles in this modern generation of the Octavia, it’s meant to provide a smooth driving experience along with fuel economy but at the same time also retain the fun-to-drive factor that has been present in Octavias of the last two decades. In terms of smooth driving experience, this one is right up there with hardly any vibrations from the engine, and at city speeds, you hardly notice that it is running in the background.
The seven-speed DSG gearbox is very intuitive and is such that you don’t need to really intervene and it will always ensure that you are in the thick of the action. However, get on the gas when you need to make a quick overtake or up the pace and everything lights up super quick giving an ample amount of punch to make that overtake and keep going after that. The ample amount of torque means that you can comfortably cruise at three-digit speeds for sustained periods.
We tested the Octavia for performance and discovered that it did the 0-100kmph acceleration run in 8.29 seconds. Whereas the gear acceleration from 20kmph to 80kmph took 4.64 seconds and the 40-100kmph came up in 5.53 seconds. Both the in-gear kick-down timings indicate a large amount of useable performance available quite early in the rev-range. In terms of fuel efficiency, it gave 7.48kmpl in city conditions and 14.46kmpl in highway conditions.
Ride and Handling
This Skoda Octavia is underpinned by McPherson struts at the front and a multi-link setup at the rear. It gets disc brakes on all four wheels and the car that we have driven for the review is an L&K variant with 18-inch wheels.
The Octavia rides really well absorbing a lot of the bumps and imperfections that dot our road with an ease that would surprise you in a car like this. It’s only when the going gets really rough that you tend to be a bit more cautious but even then the car settles quickly. It’s a similar story at high speeds where the car held its own even over the larger undulations.
The steering is devoid of feeling in the dead-ahead position but gets progressive as you go faster. It is quite accurate but we would have liked more feel from the steering for a more involved driving experience. Finally, the disc brakes all around give some solid stopping power even with repeated use. In our test figures, it came to a halt from 100kmph in a brisk 3.39 seconds and within 42 metres.
The Skoda Octavia is most recognisable for its face and in this generation, Skoda has ditched the split headlamps for the single-piece rectangular units with LED lights and DRLs. The shape of the lights is now quite similar across the Skoda range and pays tribute to the glass industry of the Czech Republic. While the front of the car has grown bigger, these lines have become softer and thus the Skoda looks even bigger than before. The signature Skoda grille has taken a more rounded shape and looks premium thanks to this large chrome surround.
There’s a restrained European subtlety when you look at this Gen-4 Octavia in profile. The forward-leaning stance and flared wheel arches of the previous car have been restrained but are still there and lend suitable sportiness to the overall appearance. This being the higher priced L&K version, you get badging on the side and these very busy-looking 17-inch wheels which Skoda has named Pulsar black and kept only for this L&K trim. While the side and the face have undergone major changes, the rear has visibly evolved from the previous generation getting bigger and rounder but with a little less drama.
Comfort convenience and Features
Let’s start the interiors by highlighting two major aspects- the first is that while the Octavia is grown in overall length by 30mm, its wheelbase has dropped by 17mm and while that might seem odd, it’s a negligible number considering that the Octavia is actually a pretty huge car with lots of room inside. The second aspect is that this new-gen Octavia can be had in India in two trim levels- Style and the more luxurious L&K variant which is what we have on review today.
Minimalist yet purposeful, that’s perhaps the best way I can sum up the interiors of this new generation Octavia. The whole cabin has been trimmed out in beige over black which is pretty much been an Octavia mainstay for years now and there’s no badging or an overdose of chrome or shiny plastics - just clean smooth lines in a vertically stacked orientation.
The plastics used are consistent for the segment with all the touch surfaces on point in terms of the quality, fit and finish. It is similar in terms of ergonomics with everything falling easily to hand whether you are in the driver’s seat or the passenger seat. As has become the case with many cars nowadays, the highlight of the entire dashboard is the two large screens. The right one runs Skoda’s virtual cockpit while the screen on the left is the infotainment system. The infotainment screen at 10-inches is the largest yet that Skoda has ever fitted to the Octavia and comes with the usual features like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirror link, wireless connectivity, vehicle health, and of course connected car technology via in-sim-card and a dedicated mobile app that offers a variety of services along the lines of driver assessment, car services and general information.
Large car, lots of room at the rear- that’s how the Skoda Octavia has always been and this one is no different at all. You get lots of legroom, knee room and under-thigh support while actually sitting low due to the design of the roofline. You can have three in the back but with a high transmission tunnel and these prominent rear AC vents, it’s a place best suited for two.
You get some decent kit in the form of the rear AC vents, foot AC vents, centre armrest with cup holders, large bottle holders in both the doors and these two pockets on the back of the front seat that can hold your mobile phone. One of the major selling points of the Octavia is its cavern-like boot that’s 600-litres with the seats up and expands to massive 1580-litres with the seats folded down. It adds a massive amount of practicality to the car.
One of Octavia’s other major selling points is its feature list, especially in this fully loaded L&K variant. We have already seen the climate control system, touchscreen infotainment system, virtual cockpit and leather upholstery. In addition, you get ambient lighting, an 11 speaker Canton sound system, cooled glove box, powered front seats, cruise control, auto park function and in the long-standing tradition of Skoda cars, a slot to dry umbrellas in the front door. On the safety front, this top-spec model gets seven airbags, an electronic stability programme, a tyre-pressure monitoring system as well as front and rear parking sensors.
The Skoda Octavia as a car has completed two decades in the Indian car market and that’s a long time for any vehicle. However, the world that the first India-spec Octavia came into is very different from the world that the new Octavia has been born into. This fourth-generation car has to fight a line of fast selling SUVs for market share. In this respect, on the downside, it has no diesel option, lacks a sunroof and could do with more features for the rear occupants. However, it is also fast, comfortable, sufficiently loaded with features and will always stand out due to it being a sedan among a crop of SUVs. At the time of writing this review, the Octavia range was priced in the range of Rs 26.29 lakh to Rs 30 lakh.
Photography: Kapil Angane
Skoda Octavia Variants
Find a list of all 2 petrol versions of Skoda Octavia. This table includes Skoda Octavia on-road price which covers all costs like RTO and Insurance.
- Automatic (DCT)
- 5 Seater
|Octavia Versions||Ex-showroom Price||Compare|
Petrol, 1984 cc, Automatic (DCT), 15.8 kmpl
Fuel Type: Petrol
Engine: 1984 cc (Higher engine size helps to generate more power)
Transmission: Automatic (DCT)
Mileage: 15.8 kmpl (ARAI reported mileage)
₹ 27.34 Lakh
Key Features : Turbocharged, 6 Airbags, Cruise Control, Push Button Start, Leather Seats
Petrol, 1984 cc, Automatic (DCT), 15.8 kmpl
₹ 30.44 Lakh
Extra Features over Style versions : Wireless Charger, Steering Mounted Controls, Automatic Parking Parking Assist, Rear AC, LED Headlights
Skoda Octavia Price in India
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About Skoda Octavia
Skoda has launched the fourth-generation of the Octavia luxury sedan in India. Grown in dimensions over its predecessor, the new model now looks more mature, premium, and upmarket. It is offered in two variants, five colours, and a single petrol powertrain.
The updated Octavia is eons ahead of the previous generation model. It features the revised family front radiator grille with a chrome border. The LED headlamps sport the dual J-shaped daytime running lights and the horizontally placed fog lamps in the bumper are connected by a chrome bar. The Octavia gets a comfortable pair of 17-inch alloy wheels, a sloping roofline, and the redesigned split LED tail lamps that taper towards the centre. The new ‘Skoda’ badging on the boot will now be a familiar sight for all the models.
For the premium price tag, the Octavia does come loaded with some practical as well as luxurious features. The dashboard and the upholstery with the beige colour theme looks upmarket. There is a free-standing 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is ergonomically placed for better reach. The fully digital instrument cluster is well lit and displays all the required information in a neat and uncluttered manner. Then there is the new two-spoke steering wheel that replaces the conventional buttons with scrollers for more convenient use. Other features include a wireless smartphone charger, ambient lighting, a powered tailgate, electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, electronic parking brake with auto-hold function, a two-zone climate control, and an audio system by Canton.
Engine and Transmission
Mechanically, the new Skoda Octavia is powered by a 2.0-litre TSI engine that puts out 188bhp and 320Nm of peak torque and is commanded by a seven-speed DSG unit. The traditional gear lever is now substituted for a compact and easy-to-use knob with shift-by-wire technology. The Octavia along with the Hyundai Elantra will compete against the sea of SUVs in the Indian market.
User Reviews for Octavia
- Whats Good
She's a looker ,she's a mover; She has the power, to make others cower ;Flawless performer,reliable in adverse conditions;She dances ,she prances;She may be a little heavy,-she has a large boot- but she is the stuff of Automotive romances!What Can Improve
rear ac vents-more leg room for rear seat travellers-
- Mileage (City) 18 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 24 kmpl
- Maintenance 500 per month
- Whats Good
Strong, sturdy car with good looks.What Can Improve
The service is horrible and spare parts prices are abnormally high.
The car is excellent with good features but the service needs to improve
- Mileage (City) 8 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 12 kmpl
- Maintenance 9500 per month
- Whats Good
The car is superb at the segment,but the resale value is not good. pickup of the car and comfort is extra-ordinary. I drive the car perfectly in the city. overall the skoda Octavia is superb in that segment.What Can Improve
- Mileage (City) 15 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 18 kmpl
- Maintenance 5000 per month
- Whats Good
its goodWhat Can Improve
every thing is improve
- Mileage (City) 16 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 20 kmpl
- Maintenance 3000 per month
- Whats Good
SteadyWhat Can Improve
Steering to be free
- Mileage (City) 12 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 17 kmpl
- Maintenance 3500 per month
- Whats Good
engine,transmission, road grip,look over all its a excellen carWhat Can Improve
engine noise reduction, rear leg space,ground clearnce
one of the best cars I have driven,only exclusive class of people own skoda
- Mileage (City) 14 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 22 kmpl
- Maintenance 500 per month
Quick Facts about Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia, a Sedan, is available from ₹ 27.34 - 30.44 Lakh in India. Skoda offers the latest Octavia in 2 versions in India. The base model Style 2.0 starts at ₹ 27.34 Lakh in Delhi and the top model L&K 2.0 priced at ₹ 30.44 Lakh in Delhi. If you are looking for 5 seater car then you should consider Octavia.
Octavia comes in 2 Petrol version (s).
The Petrol version comes with 1984cc engine capacity and Automatic (DCT) transmission mode(s). It generates 188 bhp @ 4180 rpm.
Skoda Octavia comes in 5 colors which include Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Lava Blue, Magic Black, and Graphite Grey.
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|Skoda Octavia||Skoda Superb||Skoda Slavia||Audi A4|
|Price||₹ 27.34 Lakh||₹ 34.17 Lakh||₹ 11.29 Lakh||₹ 43.81 Lakh|
|Engine Size||1984 cc||1984 cc||999 cc||1984 cc|
|Transmission||Automatic (DCT)||Automatic (DCT)||Manual||Automatic (DCT)|
|Power||188 bhp @ 4180 rpm||188 bhp @ 4200 rpm||114 bhp @ 5000 rpm||188 bhp @ 4200 rpm|
|Torque||320 Nm @ 1500 rpm||320 Nm @ 1450 rpm||178 Nm @ 1750 rpm||320 Nm @ 1450 rpm|
|Safety Rating||5 Star (Euro NCAP)||5 Star (Euro NCAP)||Not Tested||5 Star (Euro NCAP)|
|Boot Space||600 litres||625 litres||521 litres||460 litres|
|Ground Clearance||137 mm||156 mm||179 mm||-|
|Size||4689 mm L X 1829 mm W X 1469 mm H||4869 mm L X 1864 mm W X 1469 mm H||4541 mm L X 1752 mm W X 1507 mm H||4762 mm L X 1847 mm W X 1433 mm H|
|Compare||Octavia base vs top model||Compare Octavia vs Superb||Compare Octavia vs Slavia||Compare Octavia vs A4|
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