Skoda Octavia Estate 1.5 TSI e-TEC SE L 5dr DSG Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

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Skoda Octavia iV Estate 2022 front cornering
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  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 interior infotainment touchscreen
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  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 boot open
  • Skoda Octavia iV Estate 2022 front cornering
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 rear cornering
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 interior dashboard
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 interior rear seats
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 interior front seats
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 interior infotainment touchscreen
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 rear left tracking
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 right tracking
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 right tracking
  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 front right static
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  • Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 boot open
RRP £30,860What Car? Target Price£29,209
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Octavia Estate offers a vast boot considering its size, and generous space for occupants. It's far more than just a big box on wheels, though. The relatively plush interior, generally cosseting ride and frugal engines make it a fantastic car for covering big distances in. The iV plug-in hybrid makes financial sense for company car users.

There’s a bit of a price jump to SE L, but it's still not exorbitant in the grand scheme of things. You get plenty of useful kit, such as 17in alloys, privacy glass, front and rear parking sensors, sat-nav, power-folding door mirrors, suede trim, heated front seats, adaptive cruise control and keyless entry. SE L First Edition tops that off with ambient lighting, the blind spot warning and a powered driver's seat.

Our pick of the range is the excellent 148bhp 1.5 TSI 150 petrol. You need to rev it harder than the diesel 2.0 TDI 150 at times but when you do it's even brisker (0-62mph takes just 8.5sec). It's also quieter and costs a whole lot less, and should still manage decent fuel economy, too.  


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

640

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

123

g/km