The ŠKODA Octavia is synonymous with elegance, space, comfort and timeless design and the new Octavia is no exception. The new Octavia delivers a distinctive and confident look that stands out from the crowd. The broad four-lamp grille with chrome plated strip on the bumper exudes confidence and respect.
You can opt for LED lights at both the front and the back and can choose to make your cabin space even more welcoming with ambient lights running along the inside of the car setting the perfect mood for any journey.
There are a distinctive range of alloy wheels available. You can choose between 16, 17 or 18 inch wheels accentuating the chic and sporty style.
With a wide range of engine options, you can tailor the Octavia to suit your drive. There are 2 petrol options; 1.0 litre TSI and 1.2 litre TSI. The diesel range begins with the economical 1.6 litre TDI and ranges up to the 2.0 litre TDI.
The ŠKODA Octavia can be fitted with up to 9 airbags to protect the driver and passengers from injury in the event of an accident. It also utilises an Automatic Post Collision braking system, this brings the car under control should a collision occur. Preventative safety measures include a Driver Fatigue Sensor, this is an icon which appears on the dashboard to ensure you take regular breaks. The Crew Protection Assistant tightens seatbelts and closes the sunroof if it senses an imminent collision.
The number of used cars being sold in the country is down 5% year-on-year. A total of 483,152 used cars have traded hands in the year to June, compared to 507,300 for the same time period in 2017.
DoneDeal.ie carried out depreciation analysis on used cars to identify the top five makes and models that have retained their value the most from when they were new in 2014/15. The car that retained its value the most was the Skoda Octavia with an average depreciation of 31% since 2014/2015. Next best was the Volkswagen Golf (32%), followed by the Nissan Qashqai (40%), Volkswagen Passat (46%) and the Ford Focus (49%).