Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 200 vRS 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front tracking
Add to shortlist
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front tracking
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 RHD dashboard
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear seats
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 infotainment
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front left tracking
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 headlight detail
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 grille detail
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front seats
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 boot open
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front tracking
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 RHD dashboard
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear seats
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 infotainment
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front left tracking
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 rear cornering
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 headlight detail
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 grille detail
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 front seats
  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2020 boot open
RRP£31,385
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.

get the best price

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.

We’re yet to try this diesel vRS.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

600

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

130

g/km

Also consider

Ford Focus

2019 - present

 The best driver’s car in the class and decent pract...

Renault Megane

2020 - present

The Renault Megane is well equipped and has lots of safety kit...

Mazda 3

2019 - present

A stylish and sophisticated hatch, the Mazda 3 featu...

Mercedes A-Class

2018 - present

Classy, comfortable, safe, good to drive and packed with techn...