The Czech carmaker is preparing to update the “Octavia” in 2019-2020. The car is regularly exposed to upgrade and stable demand. Improved layout and electronic equipment. Modernized engines. The model is popular due to the significant resource and reliability. Low cost of ownership provides a “Octavia” stable position on the market.
At the peak of popularity
To create a new Czech car engineers use proven platform “Audi” of past generations. Restyling “Skoda Octavia” sample in 2019-2020 assigned factory index A7. The exterior combines the features of restrained classic and sporty dynamics. The manufacturer tries to meet the expectations of customers. Designers of “Skoda” did not reproach in stagnation. Artists are constantly in search of new ideas. The architecture is different characteristic sharp lines. Retouched stamps fairing cowl and bumpers.
The car will be equipped with adaptive head optics, which makes night driving more comfortable. Automation is activated at a speed exceeding 65 km / h. Lights are divided into two rectangular blocks. LED running lights move to the side air intakes and will be integrated into the outer segments. A domestic unite with grille. This solution borrowed from the flagship ‘Superb’. The chief designer Jozef Kaban has predicted that a similar architecture will be used for advanced crossovers. The rear side lights will remain dual segments C-shaped, but are made using LED-technology.
The line model several basic versions: Combi – in the station wagon, Green Line – with environmentally friendly engine and the RS – with a powerful engine and sport suspension.
For every taste
Traditionally, depending on the configuration, there are several options trim. In the basic version used textile materials. Option “Active” boasts leather upholstery and an abundance of chrome parts. For the sports-modification provides buckets seats, the steering wheel is a special form. New “Skoda Octavia” in 2019-2020 will be equipped with powerful multimedia complex with a 6-inch touch screen, internet-channel communication and built-in navigation. Among the nice features – the ability to switch from the iPhone wireless charging smartphone. Also in the photo of the new “Skoda Octavia” in 2019-2020 noticeable the original dashboard. Traditional instruments round shape changed the original multi-faceted indicators.
The basic version includes an assistant at the start of the hill, exchange rate stability system, electric front windows, heated mirrors, driver fatigue monitoring system, two airbags. As an option to the services of the driver’s rain sensor, engine start button, a rearview camera, a warning system about potential hazards ahead with passing car and a set of emergency braking. Greatly facilitate parking, the so-called smart urban complex. The park pilot not only be able to independently put the car into the parking lot, but also tell the driver where there are vacant places. For a surcharge, the car can be equipped with Driving Mode intelligent system with adjustable dampers, setting accelerator pedal response, gearshift and effort on the steering wheel.
The length of the new “Octavia” in 2019-2020 has increased by 90 mm, the other parameters remain unchanged:
- Overall length – 4660 mm;
- width – 1815 mm;
- height – 1482 mm;
- ground clearance – 160 mm;
- wheelbase – 2685 mm;
- curb weight – 1270 kg.
Standard wheels – R16, tire size – 215/60. Body Type – liftbek. Doors – five, the number of seats – five.
Czechs gaining momentum
In the arsenal of “Octavia” in 2019-2020 only turbocharged units:
- petrol engine of 1.6 liters: power – 143 l. . With torque – 155 Nm;
- petrol engine capacity of 1.8 liters: power – 181 l. . With torque – 260 Nm;
- diesel engine capacity of 2 liters: power – 145 l. with torque -. 320 Nm.
Perhaps in the near future in a wide circulation will three-cylinder engine family “Green Line.” However, marketers are skeptical that this power plant will find a buyer in the Russian market. The motors are equipped with 6-speed manual and automatic and robotic 7-band dual-clutch. The most dynamic version of the 1.8 engine is combined with a manual gearbox. The car accelerates to a hundred in just 7.2 seconds. The maximum speed in this case is 230 km / h. Suspension a bit stiff for cross-country, but on the track the car holds securely.