Octavia 2019 Awards

Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI CR SE Technology 5dr Review

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Review

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.

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The one to go for if you’re a company car user. It includes an upgraded infotainment system with online connectivity that puts a range of downloadable information at your disposal, plus an in-built sat-nav and a wi-fi hotspot. Front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking are also standard. However, it is offered only with the 1.6 TDI 115 or 2.0 TDI 150 and has restricted finance options.

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.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

65.7

Urban: 55.4Motorway: 72.4
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

590

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

113

g/km