Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI iV SE L DSG 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £33,150What Car? Target Price£30,876
Review

First and foremost, the Skoda Octavia offers generous space for occupants and a massive boot that dwarfs most competitors from the class above. It's far more than just a big box on wheels, though; its plush interior, cosseting ride and frugal engines make it a fantastic car for covering big distances in.

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SE L gets you a few more luxuries such as 17in alloy wheels, “microsuede” upholstery on the dashboard, rear privacy glass and keyless entry.

This plug-in performance model combines a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine with a punchy electric motor to give 242bhp. It’s quick for an Octavia, taking 7.3sec to go from 0-62mph, although that’s rather sluggish by hot hatch standards. It does offer incredibly good fuel economy if you keep the battery topped up, though, and the claimed electric range is officially rated at up to 43 miles.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

282.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

450

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

22

g/km

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