Skoda Octavia 2016 facelift, model
Skoda Octavia 2016 is the next in line of the Czech car brand’s family car segment that will breathe new life into this generation’s family car line-up. The Octavia has been available since 2007, and since then it has received numerous accolades to reach the top of its segment. The upcoming model Skoda Octavia 2016 will go through an innovative redesign procedure to represent the current generation exterior and interior features along with boosted engine capabilities. Skoda believes that their upcoming release would boast of enough features to overcome its competition from sedans like Opel Insignia and Ford Focus.
Skoda Octavia 2016: Engine and Fuel Economy
Powering the new Skoda Octavia 2016 will be a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel unit that will be able to produce horsepower of up to 184. It will be coupled with a 6-speed DSG gearbox and will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.8 seconds. Additional engine variants would most likely be a 1.4 liter and 1.8 liter TSI petrol units. Equipped with these engines, the car will be able to compete with Mercedes Benz GLA and BMW X3. As you can understand, a lot of effort has been put into the car’s choice of engines to cater to individual requirements. Fuel consumption rates have yet not been revealed.
Skoda Octavia 2016: Interior and Exterior
Inside of this vehicle will get some minor refreshments along with added cabin space to provide more leg and head room for all its passengers. Premium trim levels will come with leather upholstered seats, utility dashboard and good quality furnishing materials all around. Standard technology equipment are likely to be a good audio system, satellite navigation, rear parking sensors, cruise control and connectivity tools like Bluetooth. These are the changes that we are aware of, inside the Skoda Octavia 2016.
Outside of this vehicle will likely go through significant modifications to make the overall visuals more appealing in nature. The most prominent change will be on its grille design, which will separate this vehicle’s body with that of its previous version. It will come with Xenon powered headlights, LED day time running lights, new cluster design and also restyled backside bumpers. Aerodynamics will improve due to change in the car’s dimensions.
The back side of Octavia 2016 especially will be the focal point of attention as its chrome exhaust pipes and bumper design will lead to a much wanted elegant look than what was prevalent. Dimension wise, this new model will increase by 90 mm, but also decrease in height by about 8 mm. These changes will infuse a much needed overhaul that was widely awaited all over the world. Both fans and prospective buyers would be dying to get their hands on this beauty.
Skoda Octavia 2016: Release Date and Price
The price of Skoda Octavia 2016 will vary according to its powertrain. The small TSI engine variant would likely cost around $ 20 000 while higher engine variants will cost more. This upgraded model will be unveiled towards later parts of 2015 or during early months of 2016.