Skoda launches the much-awaited 2021 Octavia in India priced at Rs 25.99 lakh ex-showroom (starting price). Booking costs are set at Rs 50,000, with deliveries already underway. Variants Available & Pricing Two variants: Style and L&K (Laurin & Klement) Style: Rs 25.99 lakh L&K: Rs 28.99 lakh.
Colour Options Style comes in Candy White, Lava Blue, Magic Black, while L&K has Brilliant Silver, Maple Brown, Candy White, Lava Blue, Magic Black. Apart from the colour options, there are a couple of other differences between both variants of the 2021 Skoda Octavia.
The Style variant misses out on side airbags, electrically-operated boot lid along with gesture control, power-adjustable front co-passenger seat, premium sound-system from Canton and a smartphone wireless charger among others. Both variants of the Skoda Octavia misses out on a sunroof. The Octavia comes with a 2-litre turbocharged petrol engine paired to a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox. Max power: 190bhp @ 6,000rpm Peak torque: 320Nm @ 4,000rpm The 1.5-litre TSI engine could be made available soon, confirmed Skoda.
The new-generation Skoda Octavia is based on the updated MQB platform. This gives the 2021 Octavia a bigger footprint than the BS4 model resulting in a roomier cabin. The new-generation sedan features a host of design updates and feature additions inside and out. The Octavia features sleek-looking Crystal LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs. A large butterfly-grille, New 17-inch alloy wheels, Resigned boot-lid with new LED taillamps, Rear-view camera with washer, Large SKODA lettering spread across the length of the boot-lid.
The Octavia features Beige leather upholstery and a dual-tone dashboard with piano black inserts and ambient lighting. 10.25-inch display for instrument cluster featuring the brand’s cockpit design, 10.25-inch screen for the touchscreen infotainment system, New two-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters and mounted controls, Dual-zone climate control, Multiple mobile charging slots, Remote folding rear seats from the boot and Touch-sensitive reading lamps.
The Octavia features a boot space of 600 litres with all seats in position. Dropping the 60:40 split rear seats down completely will increase it to 1555 litres. The 2021 Skoda Octavia has been finally launched in India after a delay due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The new-generation Octavia is larger, luxurious and loaded with features as compared to the previous-gen model of the sedan. Currently, the only rival for the Skoda Octavia is the Hyundai Elantra.