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Skoda Cuts Octavia Prices

Sat, 07 Jan 2006
Skoda has introduced a new Classic trim Octavia 1.6 FSI at £11,990 OTR for the hatch and £12,480 for the estate. The Classic 1.6 FSI will have the same standard equipment as other Octavia Classic models, including electro-mechanical power steering, electric front windows and door mirrors, air conditioning, driver and front passenger airbags and central locking.

Prices for the rest of the Octavia 1.6 FSI range have been reduced by £725. The Ambiente 1.6 FSI is now priced at £12,990 and the Elegance at £13,990. The Ambiente adds features to the Classic such as front and rear electric windows, remote central locking, tinted glass, 15" alloys, trip computer, cruise control and a six-CD autochanger. The Elegance adds 16" alloys, rear parking sensors, dual-zone air conditioning, cruise control and auto dimming rear view mirror with rain sensor wipers and fog lights.

All Octavia models include koda’s "extra bit of car", with litre water bottle holders in the front door pockets, a ticket holder inside the front windscreen, lots of storage cubbies and the biggest boot in its segment, with 560 litres of space in the hatch and 580 in the estate, expanding to 1,350/1,620 with the rear seats folded.

The 1.6 FSI EUIV petrol engine offers 115 bhp, with torque of 155 Nm at 4,000 rpm. Offers 40.4 mpg combined and low 168g/km C02, making the engine among the best petrol engines available.

The Octavia Sport 2.0 FSI has also been reduced to £15,800, a savings of £350 over 2005 prices.

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