Skoda presented the facelift of the Octavia. The car has new lights, which are available with LED technology, a new grille, new bumpers, new LED rear lights and rims with a new design.
Its interior features the Columbus infotainment system with a touch screen of 9.2 inches and less physical buttons. The new Octavia can be equipped with security systems such as smart pedestrian protection, Front Assist, parking assistant, blind spot detection, Rear Traffic Alert and trailer assistant. The additional equipment featrues a removable flashlight in the trunk of the Octavia Combi, a heated steering wheel and folding tables on the backs of the front seats.
Mechanically, the new Octavia is available with five petrol engines and four diesel with capacities between 1 and 2 liters, producing from 84 to 184 hp. The engines are available with six-speed and seven-speed manual and automatic transmissions. The 1.8 TSI and the 2.0 TDI can be combined with an all-wheel drive system. The Dynamic Chassis Control system (DCC) will be available in the Comfort, Normal and Sport versions.