The new 2021 Skoda Octavia will be available next month. Zac Hollis, brand director of sales, service and marketing at Skoda Automotive India, announced the news via Twitter today. As early as May 2021, it was planned to launch Octavia. Put aside Because many states in India have adopted similar lock-in agreements related to COVID-19.
- Now planning to launch the new Octavia in June 2021
- Will be equipped with the only 190hp 2.0-liter TSI gasoline engine
- Acquired 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and connected car technology
- Skoda Kushaq and Kodiak’s new gasoline will be available in 2021
2021 Skoda Octavia: What we know so far
Based on the updated MQB platform, the new executive sedan is larger than the upcoming model and will be equipped with the only gasoline engine. The third-generation Octavia received a brand new appearance of the Skoda family, which can also be seen in other new Skoda models, such as the recently released Fabia and the upcoming Kushaq. The new Octavia is also similar to the larger Superb, using a similar family design, characterized by traditional headlights located on both sides of the trademark grille, and the body appears along neat lines and creases.
Inside, Octavia gets a separate touch screen that sits on the shelf of the center console. It will also be equipped with a two-spoke steering wheel, such as the Superb and Kushaq SUV.
2021 Skoda Octavia: engine and powertrain details
As mentioned earlier, the new Octavia will be equipped with a gasoline-powered unit-190hp, 2.0-liter TSI turbo gasoline engine. A 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission will be provided as standard. Unlike the previous version, there is no diesel engine option.
2021 Skoda Octavia: India’s competitor
Hyundai Elantra sedan will be the only competitor of the new Octavia in India. Honda Civic is also a competitor in this field and has been discontinued.
Upcoming Skoda cars and SUVs in India: 2021
In addition to Octavia, Skoda India also plans to launch Kushaq SUV and refurbished Kodiaq SUV in India this year.
2021 Skoda Octavia: 5 things
Volkswagen Taigun’s Skoda Kushaq will get a new “Play” infotainment system
2021 Skoda Kodiaq facelift released for India
Skoda Octavia begins production of new products before launching on the market in India