2009 Skoda Octavia Facelift U.K. pricing announced

Article by Christian A., on August 29, 2010

The new Octavia will be opened by Skoda early next year together with an wide-ranging exterior and interior modification, taking the tremendously successful model current with the brand's current series.

Average price increases of the latest, enhanced Octavia are £473 for the Octavia Hatch and £478 for the Octavia Estate above the retiring version.

The new Octavia has received a battery of considerable design alterations which consist of dynamic, sweeping headlights and complimentary front fog lights, fresh retractable door mirrors and body color-matching bumpers and side moldings.

Upgrading go well beyond a typical facelift with the latest Octavia profiting from a partly remodeled inside which highlights a series of fresh steering wheels, stereo systems and upholstery.

The current Octavia also adopts the S, SE and Elegance trim naming system from the New Superb and is equipped with new alloy wheels and two new paint color finish: Arctic Green Metallic and Aqua Blue Metallic.

An all-new 1.4 TSI 122 hp motor will substitute the present 1.6 FSI 115 hp motor and the 2.0 FSI 200 hp motor with DSG transmission will be installed on the Octavia vRS.

Press Release

ŠKODA ANNOUNCES NEW OCTAVIA PRICING

Škoda will be launching a new Octavia in January 2009 with an extensive exterior and interior facelift, bringing the hugely successful model up to date with the brand’s current range.

Prices of the new, improved Octavia represent an average increase of £473 for the Octavia Hatch and £478 for the Octavia Estate over the outgoing model and are based on the pre-budget VAT rate of 17.5 per cent.1

The new Octavia has undergone a series of significant design changes which include dynamic, sweeping headlights and complimentary front fog lights, new foldable door mirrors and body coloured bumpers and side mouldings.

Improvements go well beyond a traditional facelift with the new Octavia benefiting from a partially re-designed interior which features a range of new steering wheels, new stereo systems and new upholstery.

The new Octavia also takes the S, SE and Elegance trim naming system from the New Superb and comes with new alloy wheels and two new paint colours – Arctic Green Metallic and Aqua Blue Metallic.

A brand new 1.4 TSI 122bhp engine will replace the current 1.6 FSI 115bhp engine and the 2.0 FSI 200bhp engine with DSG transmission will be introduced on the Octavia vRS.

Warren Richards, Product Marketing Manager at Škoda, said: “The new Octavia is a thoroughly contemporary car which sits perfectly within our current range. As well as modernised looks, it features a whole host of new features that will appeal to today’s car buyers.”

Please refer to the attached document for detailed pricing by trim and engine type.

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