The modelRead full Skoda Octavia review
First and foremost, the 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
SE L gets you a few more luxuries such as 17in alloy wheels, “microsuede” upholstery on the dashboard, rear privacy glass and keyless entry.
The engineSee full engine specs
The 148bhp 2.0 TDI 150 is a really impressive performer and great if for towing. Not only can it get the Octavia Estate from 0-62mph in a very respectable 8.8sec but, more importantly, it also pulls like a train from low revs. It certainly feels punchier than the 2.0-litre hybrid Toyota Corolla Touring Sports, which has more power. It's RDE2 compliant and officially averages around 65mpg.
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