The Czech brand has decided to renew his saloon compact of face-to-2017 with a restyling in the middle of its life cycle. This is the Skoda Octavia 2017 and, although it is still perfectly recognizable as a Octavia, the division of the headlights cause the feeling that the car has changed more than it actually has. It also changes the rear part of the body, and improving driver assistance systems, connectivity and equipment.
The Skoda Octavia 2017 may apply to the official dealer of the Czech brand at the end of the year, although the first deliveries will be made early next year for a price that is still unknown, but that should not vary too much with respect to the current model.
This berlina media represents a good part of the company’s sales and is that from which leads in marketing, no less than 20 years, have been sold half a million units and, in addition, the increase of demand in recent years this model has been quite remarkable.
As we said, the face wash allows us to continue recognizing the model as a Skoda Octavia, but it makes us see that something have changed. The front design has been the part that most update has been received with the new grille and, on the whole, the optical split in two. This is the first time that we see a Skoda Octavia with four headlights, and also for the first time, you can incorporate headlamps with light full-LED in option. In addition to changing the bumper and lights of fog. In the back practically only change the pilot lights.
The company is Czech, belonging to the Volkswagen Group boasts one of the most spacious cars in the segment, with 73 cm for legs on the seats in the rear and a few boots of 590 and 610 litres in bodies sedan and Combi respetivamente. In addition, after this restyling the Skoda Octavia hatchback (optionally) provided, for the first time the tailgate with electric drive, something that was already available in the family.
The Skoda Octavia 2017 has also been redesigned equipment in terms of connectivity and infotainment, in addition to the introduction of some attendees to the conduct that previously were not available. In the center console gains a large touch screen of 9.2 inches in the Browser Columbus, port and WLAN can be inserted a SIM card for the internet connection. In terms of the driving aids, receives wizard of trailer, front-end detector of pedestrians, warning of the presence in the dead angle, traffic alert rear and a wizard at the car park improved.
Some of the improvements in the equipment are the key customizable that allows you to have different configurations to the taste of each driver, heated steering wheel, folding tables in the backrests of the two front seats and, in the alternative family, it adds a flashlight in the trunk.
Little has wanted to offer Skoda respect to the engines that will equip this vehicle to your arrival. In total ensures that there will be five mechanical TSI petrol and four diesel TDI, with displacements ranging from 1.0 up to 2.0 and powers of between 84 and 184 hp. In addition to the manual gearbox, most of them can be equipped also with automatic change DSG of six or seven ratios, depending on the version. More powerful engines, the 1.8 TSI and the 2.0 TDI can be equipped also with the wheel drive.
Besides, optionally and depending on each variant, you can have the system DCC, which allows the driver to regulate various parameters of the car such as suspension and steering. Finally, we have been able to know that the Skoda Octavia 2017 will have wheels between 16 and 18 inches.