The Octavia confirms its place as a class-leading hatchback purely by the amount of space on offer, with a boot that’s longer and far more useable than almost any of its rivals. It’s also incredibly well priced for a car with such substance and gets plenty of equipment regardless of which trim you choose. For a practical, useable and enjoyable hatchback, it’s hard to beat the Octavia.read the full model review
Trim:Laurin + Klement
Expensive, but if you like your toys, this trim adds features such as 18in alloy wheels, adaptive cruise control, a Canton premium sound system, keyless go and entry, park assist and lane-keeping assistance, plus an ungraded infotainment with a larger 9.2in screen.
Engine:2.0 TDI CR
Worth the extra if you want good fuel economy but also strong performance. It’s also more refined than the 1.6 diesel, emitting fewer vibrations at low revs and benefiting from a six-speed manual gearbox as standard.