Skoda Octavia Estate 1.0 TSI e-TEC SE First Edition 5dr DSG Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £24,255What Car? Target Price£22,499
Review

The Skoda Octavia Estate offers a vast boot considering its size, and generous space for occupants. However, it's far more than just a big box on wheels; its relatively plush interior, generally cosseting ride and frugal engines make it a fantastic car for covering big distances in. Despite the iV’s reduced luggage capacity, it’s big in the back by plug-in hybrid standards, has a strong, smooth engine and gearbox, and makes brilliant financial sense for company car users.

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SE First Edition is reasonably well equipped, with 16in alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, auto lights and wipers, heated door mirrors, keyless start and even an umbrella in the door. However, we’d advise that you make the small jump up to SE Technology as it gets loads more equipment without costing loads more.

Even the 108bhp 1.0 TSI 110 and mild hybrid 1.0 TSI e-Tec 110 feel peppy enough for extended motorway driving and are perfect for driving around town. They are also very frugal, easily managing mid-40mpg in the real world, but could feel a little strained carrying heavy loads regularly.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

54.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

640

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

118

g/km

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