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First and foremost, the Skoda Octavia offers generous space for occupants and a massive boot that dwarfs most competitors from the class above, plus its plush interior and frugal engines make it a fantastic car for covering big distances in. The iV makes brilliant financial sense for company car users.
The trimSee full equipment
There’s no mistaking a vRS for any other Octavia, thanks to its big 19in wheels, more aggressive styling and black detailing. Inside you’ll find vRS-branded, heated front sports seats, Alcantara trim, aluminium pedals, a black headlining and a heated sports steering wheel with perforated leather. Toys include adaptive LED headlights, keyless entry and start, two-zone climate control, ambient LED lighting and a 10.0in touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and sat-nav.
The engineSee full engine specs
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.
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