Skoda Octavia 1.5 TSI - is it susceptible to hesitation issues?

I have recently bought a 2018 Skoda Octavia 1.5-litre petrol with the DSG automatic gearbox. I have since discovered that this 1.5-litre TSI engine has been subject to some hesitation issues: https://www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/driving-1/2020-07/volkswagen-confirms-no-further-measures-planned-in-regards-to-15-tsi-issues/

Are there any warning signs to watch for, or have most of the problems been ironed out?

Andy Taylor, Nottingham



Asked on 23 November 2020 by Andy Taylor

Answered by Andrew Brady
This is the latest we've heard from Volkswagen Group (who own Skoda): "As far as we are aware the software update has been a success and no further measures are planned. We are unaware of any current cases relating to the 1.5-litre TSI engine."

We still get a few complaints of issues but if yours is currently running fine, I'd be surprised if it showed symptoms in the future.
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