Octavia 2020. First drive: 2020 Skoda Octavia prototype

2020 Skoda Octavia: All We Know So Far

Octavia 2020

It is a raised, exclusively all-wheel drive model that also comes with styling tweaks to reflect its more outdoorsy character. From the back, it certainly looks a lot like the Superb. In combination with the quieter mechanicals and lower wind noise it makes for hushed progress. There will also be a choice of two and four-wheel drivetrains, plus familiar hatchback and estate body styles. Both cars are 15mm wider, and practicality grows too. The hatchback variant is 19mm longer before, while the estate swells by 22mm.

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Review: Skoda Octavia (2020)

Octavia 2020

We know it has even less in common with the spirit of Skoda than the last one. The e-motor is fed by a lithium-ion battery pack 13kWh in capacity, while Skoda claims that the newcomer is capable of 34 miles on battery power alone according to testing. The grille also looks bigger in relation to the rest of the front end. Sitting ahead of the driver is a new two-spoke multifunction steering wheel, while the dashboard has been transformed. In terms of engines, buyers are offered the usual 1. You are a complete idiot, prove me wrong.

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2020 Skoda Octavia Revealed With New Tech, Improved Practicality

Octavia 2020

In addition, kneeroom for rear passengers is better than ever — at 78 mm or 5 mm more than the model it replaces. Design wise the latest Octavia grows ever so slightly. Image 6 of 24 The diesel line-up consists entirely of four-cylinder 2. Up to nine airbags are fitted as standard. We also expect Skoda to sell the plug-in hybrid model of the Octavia as the Octavia iV, a special model that will come with unique exterior details to set it apart from other Octavias. The introduction of the Scala will also allow Skoda to reposition the Octavia within its range as a more premium offering than before.

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Insider: Neuer Skoda Octavia in Sicht (2020)

Octavia 2020

This uses a 48-volt belt-driven starter motor and lithium-ion battery pack to recuperate energy normally lost under braking, allowing the car to coast with the engine off at certain revs. The latest third generation model has also proven highly popular and is still selling well today, despite the fact that it was actually launched way back in 2013. A hilarious attempt to suggest surprise and excitement. We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. Now that the automaker has the Scala in its range to fight the Focus, among and taking into account the fact that the Superb is just massive, there is room for the Octavia to grow a bit bigger than it was before.

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2020 Skoda Octavia Revealed With New Tech, Improved Practicality

Octavia 2020

The fancy two-spoke steering wheel is making its debut on a production Skoda and provides the driver with access to 14 different functions. The Octavia is unquestionably a money maker for Skoda, a Europe-wide phenomenon that has been sweeping the continent since the original debuted in 1996. The cars we drove featured shrouded interiors, but a static display model revealed a classier design and greater use of premium materials. It will ride on unique wheels not available on any other model in the range and will feature plastic body cladding to make off-road driving less stressful. The suspension works more discreetly now, even on these cars with their less sophisticated torsion beam rear more powerful versions and the 4x4s will get a multi-link arrangement.

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2020 Skoda Octavia: All We Know So Far

Octavia 2020

The boot of the hatchback model grows to 600 litres, with the Octavia estate now fielding a 640-litre cargo area. Interestingly, drag coefficient has been reduced to 0. The other special Octavia will be the Octavia Scout. But again, no fuel economy figures have been published. There will also be a 187bhp flagship,. The load-lugger version certainly looks vast, and it even looks like it has a bigger wheelbase. Optional 15mm lower sports suspension and a rough road chassis option providing 15mm additional ground clearance can also be specified.

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