2021 Skoda Octavia confirmed to launch in India on June 10

Skoda Auto India has finally confirmed the launch date of the 2021 Octavia sedan for June 10 on Wednesday. The price and other details of the fourth generation Skoda Octavia will now be announced on June 10.

Earlier, the company delayed the launch of the 2021 Skoda Octavia due to the COVID-19 crisis in the country.

Skoda Auto India announced the launch date of the upcoming sedan through its social media channels. Sharing the development, Skoda wrote, “The brand new Octavia is a compelling combination, offering timeless design, unmatched safety, intuitive technology, solid performance, superior space and comfort. Launching on June 10.”

The fourth generation Octavia sedan was first introduced for the Indian market earlier this year. Skoda was planning to launch the car in late April or early May, but got delayed to June due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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The new Skoda Octavia will take on the likes of Hyundai Elantra, Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis.

The new generation Skoda Octavia is based on the MQB platform. The sedan will come with upgraded interior and exterior design.

The sedan has a larger wheelbase of 2,686 mm to accommodate more space for the passengers. The upcoming car offers an additional 19mm length and 15mm wider body as compared to its predecessors.

It will have a redesigned front grille which will be wider than the previous model. It will be flanked by conventional LED headlamps.

The 2021 Skoda Octavia will also see redesigned 17-inch alloy wheels. The interiors of the car will get a refreshed dashboard with digital display and a twin-spoke multifunction steering wheel.

The 2021 Skoda Octavia could be powered by a 2.0-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The engine will generate power of about 190 hp.

2021 Skoda Octavia Price Likely Between Rupees 18-24 lakhs (ex-showroom).

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