More than performance, Skoda Octavia has been famous for reshuffling and revision of variants. The D-segment sedan was initially launched in Active, Ambition and Elegance trims but later on Active and elegance were discontinued. Now, Skoda has introduced a new Ambition Plus trim which pitches between Ambition and Style Plus grades. The Ambition Plus variant is approx Rs. 2 lakh cheaper than range topping plus trim and comes with decent list of features. This move could be the result of recently launched new Gen Hyundai Elantra in India.
The new variant starts at Rs. 19.33 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes in both diesel and petrol versions, the former can be had in manual as well as automatic while petrol is only available with manual gearbox. The 1.4 litre TSI petrol develops [email protected] and 250Nm of torque between 1500-2500rpm. The 2.0 litre TDI oil burner churns out [email protected] and 320Nm of high torque between 1750-3000rpm.
At the tape, it measures 4659mm in length, 1814mm in width, 1476mm in height and sits on a wheelbase of 2688mm. The sedan has a massive boot space of 590 liters which can be further extended to 1580 liters with last row seats folded down.
Features on board are chrome package, automatic headlights, Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic leveling, fog lamps with cornering function, LED daytime running lights, LED tail lamps and 16 inch alloy wheels. On the inside, it is brimmed with Skoda audio player with touchscreen controls, automatic climate controls, automatic wipers, leather upholstery, height adjustable seats, 6.5 inch TFT infotainment system with Smartlink connectivity, rear AC vents, 12V power socket, automatic wipers, steering mounted controls, and much more.
Safety is taken care by dual front airbags, front side curtain airbags, electronic stability program (ESP), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake force distribution (EBD), cruise control etc.
It misses out on certain features such as rear side airbags, curtain airbags, sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring system, electrically adjustable driver seat with memory function, rear view camera, keyless entry and go, sunroof and navigation system.
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