2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Gets New Look, Redesign and New Tech. Being the best-selling model for the company, the new 2017 Skoda Octavia gets nice Facelift and update on tech that will amuse buyers. The entire look of the car is more than pleasing, and the new techs are reported to be cool. If you are a fan of this design, you need to check out the details below.
2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Specifications
Redesign, Exterior, and Interior Reviews
This 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift car is still based on VW Group’s MQB chassis as the platform. It means the wheelbase and dimension of the car remain the same as its predecessor. However, this sedan will still offer the biggest cabin in its segment.
The exterior has been modified with dual headlights, yes dual like in Mercedes-Benz W212. Its lower bumper now gets crisp horizontal lines as well. Meanwhile, there is not much to expect from the rear end but a sharper look. The hood stays the same while this car will be offered with 16 inch, 17 inch, and 18-inch wheels.
Features, infotainment System tech Update
There will be four trim variants in the lineup including Swing, Bolero, Amundsen, and Columbus as a range-topping variant. The main update on the tech is nice. The last two options will get the capacitive touchscreen, and Columbus gets the 9.2 inch one with SIM card module.
The car cabin will also get “Virtual Cockpit” digital instrument panel. Several features are added as well that will be delivered across the variants as standard and optional. They include “Simply Clever” key for drivers preferences, parking assistant, Rear Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Detection, Front Assist predictive pedestrian protection, and Trailer Assist.
In the cabin, buyers should enjoy the folding table in the back of the front seats for rear passengers and heated steering wheel too.
#Updated: November 11, 2016: Facelifted Skoda Octavia updated 2017 with new features, interior + added the Video.
Powertrain, Engine Changes — 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift
There is nothing changed on the engine lineup. It has two petrol engines including the turbocharged 1.0 liter (114bhp) and 1.4 liters that generate 148 bhp of power output.
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It means the turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine they add in the lineup before will stay. In the alternative to the petrol engine, the buyer can also opt for 1.6 liters and 2.0-liter diesel engine.
2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Price and Release Date
This 2017 Octavia Facelift car is labeled starting from £17,000 at the entry level. Skoda scheduled to launch the vehicle in the UK in February 2017.
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In conclusion, nothing is to complain. This car looks excellent, and the new techs are very entertaining if not helping. This car has real potential to make good selling number once again. In addition to it, 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift comes at the more reasonable price as well. Nice.
you might also like another new future car in 2017: 2018 Holden Commodore