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Skoda Octavia 2020

The 2020 Skoda Octavia range of configurations is currently priced from $25,999. Our most recent review of the 2020 Skoda Octavia resulted in a score of 7.8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Journalist Tom White had this to say at the time: Skoda’s Octavia Sport proves there are still excellent options out there for those who don’t want an SUV.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Tom White liked most about this particular version of the Skoda Octavia: Great to drive, Practical, Compelling price

Skoda Octavia 2020 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Skoda Octavia here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Skoda Octavia 2016: Error message "reverse gear not available"

    The DSG gearbox in your car has given Skoda and other members of the Volkswagen family all sorts of grief over the years. The problem you’ve described suggests a build-up of metallic particles (from wear and tear inside the transmission) which are being attracted to the magnetic sensors inside the gearbox and leading to bogus commends being sent to the car’s on-board computer. I’ve also heard of these symptoms being the result of faulty mechatronics and even a software glitch. The mechatronic unit, by the way, is the module that acts as middle-man between the computer and the gear selectors and clutch packs contained within the gearbox itself.

    So there are three (among many) possibilities. And the VW (and Skoda) DSG transmission is no stranger to any of them. Either way, a loss of drive at any stage – whether it’s Drive or Reverse – is a potentially dangerous situation and needs to be fixed. Unfortunately, Skoda Australia only extended its factory warranty to five years on vehicles sold after January 1, 2017; after your car was sold. That said, I’d certainly be talking to the brand’s customer relations department with a view to at least finding out what’s wrong and then negotiating on whatever repairs are required.

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  • Skoda Octavia 2000: Why does the engine keep stopping and won't restart?

    On the surface, it sounds like the electrical system is somehow letting you down, Todor. The no-charge light comes on because the engine has stalled and is not driving the alternator, so that’s probably not the root cause here. But only when the glow-plug light appears (which it should every time you turn the ignition on ready to crank the engine) will the engine fire. That’s the clue that whatever glitch is at work here has settled down and is allowing the electrical system to work properly. Of course, a diesel engine doesn’t have a spark (electric) ignition system, so we could be barking completely up the wrong tree here. That said, the modern diesel engine does use a series of electric fuel pumps, and a faulty pump could easily cause the problem you’ve described.

    With that in mind, the absolute best advice is to take the car to a workshop with the necessary diagnostic gear and have the car scanned to see what fault codes it coughs up. Until you do that, and can isolate the problem, you can run around in circles for months changing perfectly good components in a costly process of elimination.

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  • Skoda Octavia RS245: Premium or Sports model?

    With a price premium of about $15,000 brand-new, the Sport model would seem to have the RS245 beaten for value, wouldn’t it? But it’s not that simple and even though the two are both Skoda Octavias, they are really very different vehicles in every other respect.

    While the Sport model is a sensible, practical (despite the Sport badge) sedan or wagon, the RS245 is a much more driver-focussed, sporty machine. The latter is much more firmly suspended and has performance braking hardware and big alloy wheels as well as a clever mechanical front differential to maximise its grip. The differences under the bonnet are just as obvious and with 110kW in the Sport playing 180kW in the RS245, you can guess which is the faster car to drive.

    So it really comes down to how much you value a car’s sporty nature. If you do, that $15,000 price jump might not seem so bad. If you don’t the RS245 becomes a very expensive take on the Octavia formula.

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  • Holden Commodore: What's a good replacement?

    All of the cars you name meet your criteria of size, economy, performance and handling.

    You could also add the Mazda3 and 6 to the list.

    Of all of those I would nominate the Camry as the great all-rounder.

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Skoda Octavia 2020 Price and Specs

The Skoda Octavia 2020 is currently available from $25,999 for the Octavia 110 TSI Base up to $53,990 for the Octavia RS 245.

Pricing guides

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Skoda Octavia Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
110 TSI Ambition Sedan 1.4L PULP 8 SP AUTO
110 TSI Base Sedan 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $18,200 $25,300
110 TSI Base Sedan 1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN $16,500 $22,990
110 TSI Style Sedan 1.4L PULP 8 SP AUTO
110 TSI Ambition Wagon 1.4L PULP 8 SP AUTO
110 TSI Base Wagon 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $19,600 $27,280
110 TSI Base Wagon 1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN $17,900 $24,970
110 TSI Style Wagon 1.4L PULP 8 SP AUTO
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Skoda Octavia 2020 Interior

Skoda Octavia 2020 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2020 Skoda Octavia are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1814mm x 1465mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Skoda Octavia 2020 Dimensions  include 1470mm height, — width, 4689mm length.
Skoda Octavia Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
110 TSI Base Sedan 1461x1814x4667 mm
Sport Sedan 1461x1814x4667 mm
RS 245 Sedan 1448x1814x4689 mm
110 TSI Base Wagon 1465x1814x4670 mm
Sport Wagon 1465x1814x4670 mm
RS 245 Wagon 1452x1814x4689 mm
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Skoda Octavia 2020 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2020 Skoda Octavia will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Skoda Octavia Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
110 TSI Base Sedan 225x45R17 17x7.5 inches 225x45R17 17x7.5 inches
Sport Sedan 225x40 R18 18x7.5 inches 225x40 R18 18x7.5 inches
110 TSI Base Wagon 225x45R17 17x7.5 inches 225x45R17 17x7.5 inches
Sport Wagon 225x40 R18 18x7.5 inches 225x40 R18 18x7.5 inches
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Skoda Octavia 2020 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2020 Skoda Octavia is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Skoda Octavia currently offers fuel consumption from 5.2 to 6.8L/100km. The Skoda Octavia is available with the following fuel type: PULP.

Skoda Octavia Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
110 TSI Ambition Sedan 1.4L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 5.7L/100km
110 TSI Base Sedan 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 5.2L/100km
110 TSI Ambition Wagon 1.4L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 5.9L/100km
110 TSI Base Wagon 1.4L,PULP,6 SP MAN 5.5L/100km
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