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2019 (19) ŠKODA Octavia 1.0 TSI SE 5dr DSG

Inverness ŠKODA
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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth systemDriver alert system
Driver fatigue sensorDriver profile selection
Electro-mechanical power steeringOutside temperature gauge
Service interval indicatorSmartLink with Apple Carplay/Android auto and MirrorLink
Stop/start systemVoice control system

Entertainment

Auxiliary input socketBolero radio with 8" touchscreen display
DAB Digital radioMulti device interface

Exterior Features

Aero wiper + intermittent functionBody colour door mirrors and handles
Body coloured bumpers and protective side mouldingsElectric front and rear windows with child safety lock
Halogen Projector HeadlampsHigh level third brake light
Internally adjustable headlight beam levelLED daytime running lights
Rear mudflapsRear wiper
Tinted glass 

Interior Features

Air re-circulation and pollen filterChrome inner door handles
Cloth upholsteryDriver + passenger vanity mirrors
Dual zone automatic air conditioning with humidity sensor and controlFront armrest with storage box
Front seatback pocketsGear shift indicator
Height adjustable driver and passenger seat with lumbar supportHeight adjustable front and rear head restraints
Height/reach adjust steering wheelIlluminated air conditioned glovebox
Illuminated luggage compartmentInterior courtesy light operated by door switches
Lashing eyelets in bootRear seat backrest release
Split folding rear seat backrestsSunglasses storage
Two isofix child seat fitting in rearUmbrella under front passenger seat

Safety

3 rear 3 point seatbelts + pretensionersAutomatic post collision braking
Driver and passenger front and side airbagsDrivers knee airbag
Energy recovery systemESC including ABS, EBV, MSR, ASR, EDS, HBA, DSR
Fuel supply cut offHead and curtain airbags
Height adjustable front seatbelts + pretensionersHill hold control
Passenger airbag deactivate switchSeatbelt warning lamp
Tyre pressure monitor 

Security

AlarmElectronic engine immobiliser
Remote central locking 

Technical

XDS electronic differential lock
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)112NOx0.027
Particles0.0002Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC999Compression Ratio10.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders3
Cylinders - Bore (mm)74.5Cylinders - Stroke (mm)76.4
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTION
Gears7 SPEEDNumber of Valves12
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)57.7EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)62.8EC Urban (mpg)50.4
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max7.1WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min6.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max7.6WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min6.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max6.2WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min5.5
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max8.4WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min7.7
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max7WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min6.2
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max39.8WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min44.8
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max37.2WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min42.8
WLTP - MPG - High - Max45.6WLTP - MPG - High - Min51.4
WLTP - MPG - Low - Max33.6WLTP - MPG - Low - Min36.7
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max40.4WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min45.6

General

Badge Engine CC1.0Badge Power115
Coin DescriptionTSICoin SeriesSE
Generation Mark3Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0715E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Timing Belt Interval Mileage112000
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)10.3Engine Power - BHP115
Engine Power - KW85Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT148
Engine Torque - MKG20.4Engine Torque - NM200
Engine Torque - RPM2000Top Speed123

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front205/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleILIASWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1465Height (including roof rails)1495
Length4667Wheelbase2686
Width1814Width (including mirrors)2017

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1860
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1740Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)610
Max. Loading Weight645Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1500Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked645
Minimum Kerbweight1215No. 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 Estate - Preview

Skoda's fourth generation Octavia Estate continues to go large. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

Skoda Octavia Estate got a lot bigger in its third generation guise and becomes larger still in this more sophisticated MK4 model form. It's still great value for money, equipment levels are strong and it now holds up to 640-litres without having to fold the back seats. That's more than most pricier Mondeo-segment station wagon models.

Background

Do you really need a small estate car? The whole purpose of an estate car is its easy load lugging ability and to choose a small one is a bit like choosing a slow supercar or an ugly coupe; it pretty much defeats the initial point. But if you want a new car, you've to keep to a budget and fancy a station wagon over an SUV, going for a decently-sized Mondeo or Passat-class estate costs serious money these days. Which you might think would leave you needing to look at a late, low mileage decently-sized estate rather than something new. Before you do that though, check out the car we're looking into here, the latest MK4 version of Skoda's Octavia Estate. It might just surprise you.

Driving Experience

The powerplant range here has a familiar look if you're familiar with Skoda's borrowed Wolfsburg-sourced engineware. So things kick off with a 1.0-litre three cylinder TSI petrol unit offering 110PS that looks too feeble to propel a car of this size along with much alacrity but actually does surprisingly well. Choose the auto with this base engine and your Octavia will also come fitted out with the brand's latest 'e-TECH'-branded 48-volt mild hybrid engine tech. More on that later. Next up is the 150PS 1.5 TSI unit which, like the smaller powerplant, primarily uses a 6-speed manual gearbox but can also be had with a 7-speed DSG auto. The rarest petrol choice will be the 2.0 TSI 190PS unit that predictably can only be had with a DSG auto. Of more interest to likely Octavia Estate buyers will be the various 2.0 TDI diesel options - there are 115 and 150PS versions of this four cylinder unit (the latter available with optional AWD). Plus there's a top 200PS biturbo version of this 2.0 TDI powerplant that has to be paired with DSG transmission and 4WD. As before, there's an SUV-inspired 'Scout' version of the estate body style complete with standard AWD and a slightly raised ride height. 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.

Design and Build

The Estate body style measures in at the same 4.69m length figure as the equivalent hatch, which makes this latest version 22mm longer than its direct predecessor and 15mm wider. That means 30-litres more boot space and more generous passenger room. Actual boot capacity is therefore bigger than ever - 640-litres is claimed before you start folding seats. Visually, you'd certainly recognise this as an Octavia Estate if you'd owned one before, but the car now looks a little more mature and sophisticated 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 Estate, 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.

Market and Model

If you're anything like most, you'll probably be shocked at the prices of new cars. This is a time when Vauxhall can charge you up to £26,000 for a Corsa and still keep a straight face and as such, the fact that you can buy a Skoda Octavia Estate for a starting figure beginning at not much more than £20,000 seems extremely reasonable. Positively generous in fact. Okay, so that'll mean the entry level engine and trim, but even that includes quite a lot these days. 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

The e-TECH system that features on Octavia Estate 1.0 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 48-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 (don't ask us why it's called that), 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

There aren't too many cars that have improved their appeal quite as markedly as this fourth generation Skoda Octavia estate. Yes, it's more efficient, better built and better equipped, which are all decisively good things. But the key to this car's big draw is simple. It's much bigger than before but the prices haven't taken a sharp climb. The Octavia was already one of the best value cars in the family hatchback station wagon sector. It's no longer really in that sector but now gives cars like the estate versions of the Mazda6 and the Ford Mondeo a real headache. The best value is to be had at the entry-level end of the Octavia Estate range. At the top end of the line-up, it's easy to see many trading equipment for badge equity and defecting to Volkswagen or Audi products, but given that they're all built by the same group, that might not be such a bad thing. Not so much if the money was going to BMW or Mercedes though. As it stands, this is a solid eight out of ten car. You'll love it.

Performance
60%
Handling
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Comfort
70%
Space
80%
Styling
60%
Build
70%
Value
80%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

This vehicle has previously been registered to a business or a vehicle rental company, or been used by a business, so it may have been driven by more than one driver.

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2020 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Monthly payment£202.78
Deposit£1380
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£13,798
Credit amount£12,418
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£6112
Total amount payable£17,023.66
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge4.8p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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