Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The New Skoda Octavia 2013 Announced

There appear to be some visual links to those establish in the past-generation Audi A4 and A6, which isn't amazing because Skoda is a member of the powerful Volkswagen Group that also owns Audi.

Skoda Octavia 2013

That's because it is. Skoda says the Octavia has grown in all essential magnitude including a 4,659mm length (up by 90mm), 1,814mm width (45mm) and 2,686mm wheelbase (108mm). East Europe's VW subsidiary adds that the Octavia has the best knee and carry room of all C-segment (compact) cars, which isn't astonishing because it has productively done the same with today's D-segment (mid-size) Superb.

Skoda Octavia 2013

Apart from a spacious inside, Skoda has fixed all kinds of features connecting to digital expediency, driver support technologies and safety items like nine airbags (a knee one for the driver). Even as cabin-filled airbags is obligatory in EU countries, the only safety condition for cars in Thailand is front seat belts.

Skoda Octavia 2013

The most inexpensive engine is a 110hp 1.6-litre diesel-turbo capable of an imposing 29.4kpl, joined with automatic stop/start for the engine when idle (a C-segment car in Thailand accomplished of over 15kpl can still make the caption today).

On top of the variety is an 180hp 1.8-litre petrol-turbo and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic diffusion to make the power trains of the Honda Civic or Mazda 3 look Jurassic. Not yet obtainable but established by Skoda for the Octavia is a high presentation RS variant and an eco-friendly ordinary gas alternative.

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