Octavia 2019 Awards

Skoda Octavia review

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When choosing a family car, Skoda's rival to the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf shouldn't be overlooked. With the Skoda Octavia hatchback, capacious Skoda Octavia Estate and sporty Skoda Octavia vRS all available, the chances are there's an Octavia to suit you.

While the Estate might be your first choice if space and practicality mean everything, the family hatchback version is no slouch when it comes to versatility – its class-leading boot can easily beat its Focus and Golf hatchback rivals for size. Meanwhile, a lengthy equipment list, competent and economical engines and a smooth motorway ride give you plenty of other reasons to consider an Octavia.

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Read on over the next few pages and we’ll reveal what’s good and not so good about the Octavia and whether you should choose one over its rivals. Whatever car you settle on, don’t forget you can buy it with the minimum of fuss and for the best price through our New Car Buying service just by clicking here.

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There are 8 trims available for the Octavia hatchback. Click to see details.See all versions
S
Even this entry-level trim comes with air conditioning, alloy wheels, an 8.0in touchscr...
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SE
This is our favourite for private buyers, because it adds rear parking sensors, manual...
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£18,007
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SE Drive
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£18,511
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SE Technology
The one to go for if you’re a company car user. It includes an upgraded infotainment sy...
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£19,605
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SE L
SE L trim brings Alcantara and leather seat trim, LED headlights, power-folding door mi...
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£21,088
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Sport Line
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vRS
Sporty vRS models have sports suspension, sports seats, LED headlights, 18in alloy whee...
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£25,377
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vRS Challenge
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