The 135TDI sedan continues as the top version the Octavia RS line-up, and lists at $41,290 or $44,390 drive away.

These starting prices are $3,400 more than the petrol RS 162TSI that sits above it and $1500 less than its station wagon equivalent.

The MY17 RS 135TDI sedan’s list price is just $300 more than the previous model, but adds more than $1000 worth of standard features. Key additions include AEB and active cruise control.

The 135TDI engine is a 135kW/380Nm 2.0-litre turbodiesel four cylinder unit and comes standard with a six-speed dual-clutch auto.

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