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Brand New 21 Plate ŠKODA Octavia 1.4 TSI iV SE L DSG 5dr

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

10 amp mains UK 3 pin charge cable mode 216 amp AC charge cable for wallbox/charge points mode 3
1x USB Type C port in rear view mirror (charging only)2x USB Type C ports (for charging and data transfer)
2x USB Type C ports in rear of front centre armrest (charging only)Bluetooth system
Colour multifunction trip computerColumbus satellite navigation with 10" touchscreen display
E mode button for electric/hybrid driveElectro-mechanical power steering
Front assist systemSmartlink (includes android auto and mirrorlink)
Speed limiterTurn Assist
Unique iV instrument panelVirtual Cockpit - 10.25" digital display
Voice control systemWireless SmartLink for Apple Car Play

Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension

E-noise generator for electric drive with noise emitted upto speed of 50km/h 

Entertainment

DAB Digital radio 

Exterior Features

Aero front windscreen wipers with intermittent functionAuto dimming rear view mirror
Body colour door mirrors and handlesChrome grille surround
Chrome strip in lower front bumperChrome window surround
Electric front and rear windowsHeated rear windscreen
High level third brake lightIce scraper in fuel cap
Rain and light sensorsRear fog light on one side
Rear privacy glassUnique iV badge on tailgate

Interior Features

3 rear headrests4 foldable roof handles
Charging socket cover on front left fenderChrome inner door handles
Front centre armrestFront head restraints
Height adjustable passenger seat with lumbar supportIlluminated air conditioned glovebox
Leather trimmed gearshift leverLuggage compartment lighting x1 light
Parcel shelf - foldingSport button for hybrid drive delivering maximum system performance
Storage compartment for charging cables under the luggage compartment matSun visors with mirrors
Sunglasses storageTextile floor mat set
Ticket holderTwo-spoke leather multi function steering wheel with paddles
Umbrella in door panelUnsplit rear bench seat and split folding backrest

Passive Safety

3 point front/outer rear seatbelts+pre-tensionersAlarm with interior monitoring, tilt sensor and back up horn
Automatic door unlocking in case of crashAutomatic fuel cut off in case of crash
Automatic warning lights in case of emergency brakingDrivers knee airbag
Electronic parking brakeEmergency call and proactive services
ESC including ABS, EBV, MSR, ASR, EDS, HBA, DSRHead and curtain airbags
Hill hold controlHill start assist
ISOFIX on front passenger seat and outer rear seatsPassenger airbag deactivate switch
Rear disc brakesTwo tone horn
Tyre pressure monitorVisual and acoustic seat belt reminder
Warning reflectors in front door 

Security

Door locks with immobiliserKeyless entry and start/stop including rear doors
Remote central locking 

Trim

Chrome air vent surroundsUnique decorative door sills front and rear

Wheels

Tyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity in kWh13Battery Charge Slow kW2.3
Battery Charge Slow Percentage0-100Battery Charge Slow Time (Minutes)300
Battery Charge Fast kW2.3Battery Charge Fast Percentage0-80
Battery Charge Fast Time (Minutes)225Battery Charge Rapid kW3.6
Battery Charge Rapid Percentage0-100Battery Charge Rapid Time (Minutes)210
Battery Charge Super Charge kW3.6Battery Charge Super Charge Percentage0-80
Battery Charge Super Charge Time (Minutes)153Battery TypeLithium-ion
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2NEDC Maximum EV Range Miles49
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb14WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb4.4
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb69WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb43

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)28NOx0.013
Particles0.0003Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Emissions - PHEV

WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Comb - Max152WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Comb - Min129
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Extra High - Max165WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Extra High - Min132
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - High - Max129WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - High - Min109
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Low - Max210WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Low - Min191
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Medium - Max128WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Medium - Min115
WLTP - CO2 Charge Depleting (g/km) - Comb - Max19WLTP - CO2 Charge Depleting (g/km) - Comb - Min10
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb22WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Max33
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Min22 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1395Compression Ratio10.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)74.5Cylinders - Stroke (mm)80
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTION
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)235.4EC Extra Urban (mpg)55.4

Fuel Consumption - PHEV

WLTP - FC Ch Dep (l/100km) - Comb - Max0.5WLTP - FC Ch Dep (l/100km) - Comb - Min0.1
WLTP - FC Ch Dep (mpg) - Comb - Max565WLTP - FC Ch Dep (mpg) - Comb - Min2824.8
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Comb - Max6.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Comb - Min5.7
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Extra High - Max7.3WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Extra High - Min5.8
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - High - Max5.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - High - Min4.8
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Low - Max9.2WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Low - Min8.4
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Medium - Max5.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Medium - Min5.1
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Comb - Max42.2WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Comb - Min49.6
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Extra High - Max38.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Extra High - Min48.7
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - High - Max49.6WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - High - Min58.9
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Low - Max30.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Low - Min33.6
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Medium - Max49.6WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Medium - Min55.4
WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Max1.5WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Min1
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Max188.3WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Min282.5

General

Alternative Fuel QualifyingTrueBadge Engine CC1.4
Badge Power204Coin DescriptionTSI
Coin SeriesSE LGeneration Mark4
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0721EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)7.7Engine Power - BHP204
Engine Power - KW150Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5000Engine Torque - LBS.FT258
Engine Torque - MKG35.7Engine Torque - NM350
Engine Torque - RPM1550Top Speed136

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front225/45 R18
Tyre Size Rear225/45 R18Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleVEGAWheel Type18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1477Length4689
Wheelbase2680Width1829
Width (including mirrors)1994 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)41.5Gross Vehicle Weight2040
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1405Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)450
Max. Loading Weight507Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1500Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1533No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.4
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Skoda Octavia

Skoda's fourth generation Octavia sharpens up its act. Jonathan Crouch reports

Ten Second Review

A Skoda Octavia was once the least sophisticated of all the Volkswagen Group's family hatchback products. Not any more. Almost nothing has been held back for this fourth generation version. It's still bigger and better value than most of its rivals, a Mondeo-sized medium range hatch for the price of a Focus-sized one. The difference now though, is that it's clever enough, once again, to change the way you think about Skoda.

Background

You can trace the Skoda success story of the last few decades back to the original launch of one model: this one - the Octavia. Right from its very first appearance in 1996, this has been a car that's always super-sized its value proposition, offering more space than the class norm. For first and second generation versions, that class saw competition amongst Focus and Astra-class family hatches. The MK3 model of 2012 took a step up in the world, virtually big enough to compete with Mondeos and Insignias in the larger medium range segment and this fourth generation version continues to offer that kind of proposition. This Octavia though, is more sophisticated than ever before - and cleverer too - as it has to be to distance itself from the simpler, but not much smaller Scala model that hit the market in the Spring of 2019, not long before this car arrived. The Scala is the car to choose for Skoda motoring as it used to be, light on frills and cutting-edge technology but solid, reliable, value-laden and built to last. This Octavia, in contrast, is more a signpost to a direction the Czech brand wants to go in the future: one that shares the very latest technology with more luxurious brands in the Volkswagen Group stable.

Driving Experience

The powerplant range here has a familiar look if you're familiar with Skoda's borrowed Wolfsburg-sourced engineware. Volume sales are based around either a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine, offered in either 115 or 150PS guises. Or the brand's usual 1.5 TSI EVO 150PS petrol powerplant, which gets the brand's 'e-TECH'-branded 48-volt mild hybrid engine tech when mated to DSG auto transmission. You can also talk to your dealer about an entry-level 1.0-litre three cylinder 110PS petrol unit, which in DSG auto form, also gets that mild hybrid technology. The top vRS sporting model offers two conventional engines, a 245PS 2.0-litre TSI petrol unit and a 200PS 2.0 TDI diesel, the latter available with the option of 4WD. If you want an extra does of electrification, the Octavia model line offers two plug-in hybrid 'iV' model options. This powertrain is offered in 204PS form or, with the sporty vRS iV, in uprated 245PS guise. Like its predecessor, this MK4 Octavia uses the Volkswagen Group's MQB front wheel drive and All-Wheel Drive platform, but in this case the revised version of it that recently debuted on the new-era MK8 Volkswagen Golf. Whatever flavour of Octavia you happen to prefer, it'll come with a fresh generation of drive assist technology. Previously, the optional 'ACC' 'Adaptive Cruise Control' system (now standard) merely braked and accelerated the car based around a pre-set speed. Now, it uses the car's front camera system, GPS data and a host of sensors to drive the car predictively. So when 'ACC' is set, the car knows in advance about bends, roundabouts and upcoming traffic flow, plus this Skoda will adapt itself to speed limits as you enter them.

Design and Build

The last Octavia took quite a big step forward in size; this one has grown more slightly, the hatchback version 19mm longer than before with the ever-popular estate variant now 22mm lengthier. In both cases, width has increased by 15mm. Visually, you'd certainly recognise this as an Octavia if you'd owned one before, but the car looks a little more mature and sophisticated now and features full-LED headlights as standard. LED lighting also features in the wider, thinner rear lamps. Where work was needed on this model line though, was in the cabin. Skoda interiors have always been smart and functional but a little dull. This one could almost fool you that you were sitting in a VW Passat, which is another way of saying that quite a big step forward in perceived quality has been now made. Softer-touch plastics, much more chrome trim and configurable LED ambient lighting all now feature and the new two-spoke multi-function steering wheel looks smart too. As is the current fashion, a digital instrument binnacle display is available, this one 10.25-inches in size. It's complemented by your choice of centre-dash screen; there are four choices, a base 8.25-inch monitor, then, if you can afford more, three 10-inch displays of varying functionality. As usual with an Octavia, back seat space is class-leading. As is boot capacity, which has grown to 600-litres in the hatch, or 640-litres in the estate.

Market and Model

For the time being, the core trim level is 'SE Technology' and pricing sits primarily in the £23,000-£25,000 bracket. Plus there are also 'SE First Edition' and 'SE L First Edition' launch variants. Whichever trim level you opt for, as usual, there's a premium of around £1,000 if you want the estate rather than the five-door hatch. As usual with a Skoda, all variants get as standard a range of practical 'Simply Clever' features. In this case, that means a helpful AdBlue nozzle for diesel variants and familiar touches like an ice scraper secreted in the fuel cap and a ticket clip on the driver's side A-pillar. If you've more to spend, a 'Sleep package' can be added that'll give you more comfortable rear seat head rests, stowed blankets and sun blinds. Other extras include massaging front seats, a head-up display and Matrix LED headlights that adapt to the road and other vehicles. As you'd expect, camera-driven safety kit provision has taken a step forward. The brand's 'Collision Avoidance Assistance' autonomous braking system is, as expected, standard right across the range, along with lane departure warning featuring steering assistance and predictive cruise control, which works alongside an updated traffic sign recognition set-up. If you specify your car correctly, you'll find that the cruise control set-up can combine with Skoda's 'Lane Keep Assist' and 'Traffic Jam Assist' systems to provide for a degree of semi-autonomous driving.

Cost of Ownership

You'll be wanting the WLTP emissions figures that'll determine this car's tax status. For the manual 1.5 TSI petrol, it's 127g/km (or 130g/km for the Estate). For the 2.0 TDI 115PS diesel manual, it's 113g/km (or 118g/km for the Estate). For the 2.0 TDI 150PS auto, it's 120g/km (or 123g/km for the Estate). The e-TECH system that features on Octavia 1.0 and 1.5 TSI petrol models fitted with DSG auto transmission is of course the same one we're increasingly seeing on various VW Group models. To recap, it pairs a 12-volt belt-driven starter motor with a small 48-volt lithium ion-battery, which stores energy that's recuperated under braking. The setup assists the petrol engine with a small electric boost, while also enabling this Skoda to coast with the engine completely disengaged at speed on the highway, improving efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. Don't get your hopes up too high though, as to the effect all of this will have on your running costs. Experience with equivalent Audis has shown us that it doesn't make an enormous amount of difference. If a difference is what you want, then what you need is the Octavia iV (apparently the letters reference 'innovative car'), which is the brand's first plug-in model in this segment. Here, a 1.4 TSI petrol engine combines with an e-motor fed by a 13kWh lithium-ion battery pack and, when the cells are fully charged, will enable an Octavia iV to travel for a WLTP-rated all-electric driving range of 34 miles.

Summary

The Octavia name - based on the latin for 'eight' - is an almost inseparable part of Skoda's history, dating all the way back to 1959 when it arrived to designate the eighth design produced by the Czech brand following World War II. In modern era guise, Octavias have sold prolifically, enough, if placed end-to-end, to fill all three lanes of the complete M25. But those sales of course date back to a time when this was a slightly smaller and much less sophisticated car. How will modern era buyers cope with a version of this Skoda that's quite a lot more expensive and sophisticated. It'll be interesting to see. What's clear is that like its Korean competitors, Skoda sees a future in which it no longer competes as a 'value brand'. That market will be left to the Chinese. Instead, the Czech maker wants a higher quality image developed alongside higher quality products - cars like this one. They want the purchase of something like an Octavia to be viewed not as a cheaper choice but instead as rather a clever one. That time may already have arrived.

Performance
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Handling
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Comfort
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Space
80%
Styling
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Build
70%
Value
80%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

Representative contract hire

Monthly payment£233
Initial Rental£1398
Term (months)36
Contract mileage24,000
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Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.