Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI SE 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £24,225What Car? Target Price£22,289
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.

Even entry-level SE trim is reasonably well equipped, with 16in alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, auto lights and wipers, heated door mirrors, keyless start and even an umbrella in the door.

We prefer the 2.0 TDI 150, but the cheaper 115 has plenty of low down shove and we suspect it’ll prove quick enough for many.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

68.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

600

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

109

g/km

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