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2021 Skoda Octavia 140TSI Limited Edition price and specs

2021 Skoda Octavia 140TSI Limited Edition pricing and specification Mid-tier hero on sale from the third quarter (July to September inclusive) to the start of 2022 140kW/320Nm turbo engine hooked up to front-wheel-drive and a seven-speed DSG Priced from $48,490 drive-away The 2021 Skoda Octavia range will gain a new sub-RS flagship between July and September 2021: the 140TSI Limited Edition...

2022 Skoda Octavia Sportline revealed, Australian launch due early 2022

The 2022 Skoda Octavia Sportline has been revealed, ahead of its Australian launch from the start of 2022. Slotting into the Octavia line-up between the standard Style and high-performance RS, the Octavia Sportline follows in the tracks of Skoda’s larger Kodiaq and Karoq Sportline models in pairing sportier exterior and interior styling with milder engines under the bonnet...

New cars launching in Australia in April 2021

The Australian new-car market is a crowded one, with dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of models in different segments and body styles. Over 100 all-new, updated or expanded model ranges are due to launch throughout 2021, as chronicled in CarAdvice's 2021 New Car Calendar – but what's there to look forward to this month? Here's a look at every new vehicle launching in Australia in April 2021...

2021 Skoda Octavia 140TSI bound for Australia

The 2021 Skoda Octavia will gain a powered-up 140TSI variant in Australia, government documents reveal – and it's expected in Australian showrooms by the end of this year. Filings in the Australian government's Road Vehicle Certification System show the new-generation versions of Skoda's Octavia liftback and wagon will gain a mid-tier 140TSI engine option, as a middle ground between the volume-selling 110TSI models, and the performance-focused RS flagship...

2021 Skoda Octavia price and specs: New sedan and wagon gain style, tech and price increases

2021 Skoda Octavia price and specs Three model grades with two engine options, from $30,390 before on-road costs Price rises up to $3000 offset by extra equipment 18-inch wheels, LED lights, wireless CarPlay and Android Auto, adaptive cruise control standard across the range Australian pricing and specification of the all-new 2021 Skoda Octavia range has been released ahead of the sedan and wagon's showroom arrival in late April...

2021 Skoda Octavia RS shown in UK police livery

The 2021 Skoda Octavia RS has been unveiled as a police pursuit vehicle in the UK. The fourth-generation sedan from Skoda will share its powertrain with the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI, but offering buyers a sleek liftback body with hot hatch performance. Using a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine, the RS develops 180kW of power and 370Nm of torque, propelling the Octavia to 100km/h from a standstill in 6...

Five new wagons you can buy for under $40,000 in Australia

The cliche goes that motoring journalists are only really satisfied behind the wheel of a station wagon with a manual transmission – and it’s not incorrect. At CarAdvice, our wagon-loving ways take many forms, but we can all agree on one thing: it is the superior body type...

Know your Skoda: The model range explained

As the Czech challenger brand under the massive Volkswagen Group umbrella, Skoda has been making strides in recent years to compete with the car industry’s top players. But with less brand recognition than its peers, plus a lot of difficult-to-spell model names (many of them starting with a ‘K’), it’s understandable the Skoda range could feel a little confusing for first-time shoppers...

2021 Skoda Octavia line-up revealed in Europe, Australia keeps established engines

The 2021 Skoda Octavia range was revealed in Europe over the weekend, with the model to be fitted with petrol, diesel, hybrid, and compressed natural gas (CNG) options. In total, the Octavia will come with eight powertrains offering 12 performance levels to European buyers. However, Australia will be offered a more focused range of engine options, starting with the familiar 2...

2021 Skoda Octavia Scout revealed, Australian plans still to be confirmed

Skoda has unveiled its third-generation Octavia Scout in Europe, but, while the regular Octavia models are confirmed for Australia, this new variant remains a wait-and-see offering for now. Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer said this week that while he could not confirm availability of the Octavia Scout, the badge has played here before...

Skoda introduces used-car capped-price servicing

Skoda Australia has announced capped-price servicing packages available to owners of its used cars. The packages – which cover all items in the routine service schedule – are available for used Skoda cars that are more than 12 months old or have travelled more than 15,000km, providing they have had their first scheduled service...