Doing the hard yards has earned Skoda a commendable track record of wins, awards and safety accomplishments. A modern Skoda is a wise choice for any mid-sized vehicle buyer.
The Skoda Octavia RS is a choice in the Skoda line-up that has performance to match its sporty lines and racy interior. The 2.0 TSI petrol engine, which has a power output of 147 kW, and a diesel common-rail 2.0 TDI unit with 125 kW are some of the very best engines for their size. Both engines guarantee an exceptional performance at the same time as providing fuel efficient progress. The common rail turbo-diesel engine offers exceptional fuel consumption as low as 5.9 litres/100 km in the six speed manual form or just 6.0 litres/100 km in the DSG gearbox. The TSI petrol engine is a fireball that offers smooth acceleration that is quick and masterful. The Skoda Octavia RS Liftback can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 7.3 seconds, while the Skoda Octavia RS Wagon takes just 7.5 seconds. No excuses, then, that you need be late for any dates or meetings! The sporty leather three-spoke multi-function steering wheel carries the impressive RS badge and enables gear shifting of an automatic six-speed DSG gearbox. The wheel integrates with the DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission and offers comfortable shifting between gears via paddles behind the steering wheel.
Push the RS hard in the corners, and the vehicle responds in a commanding, and confidence-building, way. The chassis is agile, the steering light and accurate, and the roadholding impressive. The ride is comfortable, and inside the cabin the road and wind noise levels are well muted. Squeaks and rattles are completely non- existent.
Inside, the interior is welcoming and impeccably put together. An Alcantara/leather interior links the sporty style with a luxury finish. Comfort levels are excellent and there are many options and features available for all occupants to enjoy their journey. Electric windows, climate control, premium sounds and plenty of leg room are the initial features that make a journey enjoyable and relaxing. A light tap on the accelerator will turn the comfortable and spacious family orientated RS wagon into a thrilling sports car. 18- inch Neptune alloys provide a striking visual feature. The nice looking Liftback RS boasts an attractive exterior that reveals its high-performance heritage. A glance at the sexy exterior reveals nice curves and angles, an aerodynamic spoiler on the boot and an stylish twin exhaust system. The understated style of the RS (both in Liftback and Wagon guise) is further reflected in the car’s tinted windows, optional xenon headlights – with dynamic angle control, fog lights and the LED lights for daytime driving.
All versions sell for well under fifty thousand, so the RS package is a very competitive one.
The current model series includes the:
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