Skoda Octavia 2017: more connected than ever, and with driving aids

Presented at the end of the month of October, the new Skoda
Octavia 2017 has generated quite a buzz and criticism, both positive and
negative because it is one of the central pillars of the range of
Skoda. The “facelift”, in addition to introducing a whole series of aesthetic changes
(especially in the front), the Czech manufacturer has taken the opportunity to improve outlived its (technological.

Skoda Octavia 2017

The new Skoda Octavia 2017 offers a whole new range of connected services.

In comparison with the generations and earlier versions, the new Skoda Octavia is situated as the more technological and advanced created by Skoda till date. Today the concept of “connected” now stands as one of the key factors and determinants to the hour to purchase a vehicle. We all want to enjoy a connected environment to the multimedia level, and Skoda are aware of this.

One of the major innovations with which the new Skoda Octavia 2017 will arrive at dealers has considerably improved its range of connectivity services with new systems and mobile services online that are bundled in the Skoda Connect and that are divided into two categories: Amundsen and Columbus.

information services and online entertainment for both navigation systems provide remote access to the car and possibility of assistance. Among the tools and services that may be accessed through the system Skoda Connect that is, the traffic information in real time, and get alternate routes, fuel prices, parking, points of interest and destinations.

Skoda Octavia 2017 - interior

in Addition, the popular model of Skoda also has been equipped with new driver assistance systems.

in Addition, in the case of system Columbus, we must add to the foregoing the services of Google Earth and Street View, or the Update service Maps online that will regularly update the system with the latest maps available. Another important novelty with which to improve the security in the new Skoda Octavia 2017 is the incorporation of the emergency call “eCall” in the case of an accident or the possibility of contact with the assistance service if it originates in a malfunction.

A very practical use if usually we go to big shopping malls and we are misled to remember what square we parked, is the position function of Parking that shows where the vehicle is. Is the tool “Honk & Flash” that, among other functions, informs the owner of the vehicle if it is moving without your permission.

┬┐And what about the driving aids? If anything characterizes the new Skoda Octavia 2017 is the important step that has given to be placed to the level of other models in its segment in which driver assistance systems are concerned. In the range you will find among other systems, the protection predictive of pedestrians (especially for urban driving between 10 and 60 km/h), emergency braking function in town, detector dead angle, “Rear Traffic Alert” or the wizard’s optional trailer.

All new level of connectivity and driving aids of the Skoda Octavia 2017, video.