I want to buy a new Skoda Octavia but I don't want keyless entry

I am looking at buying a new Skoda Octavia, their is no choice but to buy one with keyless entry.

Looking at all the car thefts it is obvious that keyless entry is a contributing factor. How does the Octavia rate in the security table, secure or non secure and why after spending nearly £30,000 on a new car should I then have to spend another £10 on a faraday bag? it doesn't make sense.

Asked on 26 July 2023 by conman

Answered by David Ross
The Skoda Octavia offers the option to deactivate keyless entry on a temporary or permanent basis, either through the touchscreen menu or via a sequence using the key and the door handle. Both procedures are explained in the vehicle handbook.
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