Skoda Octavia 2.0 TSI vRS 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

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  • Skoda Octavia hatchback 2022 interior infotainment
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RRP £33,630What Car? Target Price£32,011
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

First and foremost, the Skoda 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.

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.

This 2.0-litre 242bhp turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine makes for the fastest vRS available. It’s quick at 6.7sec for the 0-62mph run, but seriously outgunned by rivals such as the Honda Civic Type R.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

600

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

157

g/km