More details and specifactions of 2013 Skoda Octavia’s engine lineup released

Posted on: Dec 29, 2012 - 12:52pm IST

2013 skoda octavia official images front three quatersThe 2013 Skoda Octavia is set to be launched in Europe in January and the production has already started.

Meanwhile, Skoda has released more details on the set of engines that are on offer in their latest sedan. The new Octavia has grown in size but weighs lighter than its predecessor, thanks to the MQB platform.

The engines averagely emit 23% less CO2 than the previous version of the car. The four TSI petrol engines come from VW’s EA211 engine family and they are 22kgs lighter than the EA111 engines of the current Octavia (called as Laura in India), on an average.

Petrol engines for 2013 Skoda Octavia

  • 1.2 litre TSI developing 84 bhp/160Nm with an economy and CO2 emission of 19.23 kpl and 119 g/km respectively, available only with 5-speed manual gearbox.
  • Greentec version of the 1.2 produces 103hp/175Nm that returns 20.40 kpl and emits 114 g/km of CO2. It is available with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG autobox.
  • 1.4 TSI Greentec pumps out 138hp/250Nm with an economy of 18.86 kpl and CO2 emission of 121 g/km. It is available with either the six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG automatic.
  • 1.8 TSI Greentec which generates 177hp/250Nm covers 17.54 kpl and emits 131 g/km of CO2, available only with the seven-speed DSG.

Diesel engines for 2013 Skoda Octavia

  • 1.6 TDI with 89hp – 24.39 kpl – 109 g/km of CO2.
  • 1.6 TDI Greentec with 103hp – 26.31 kpl – 99 g/km of CO2 – mated to 5-speed manual or 7-speed DSG.
  • 1.6 TDI GreenLine with 109hp – 29.41 kpl – 89 g/km of CO2 – mated to 6-speed manual.
  • 2.0 TDI Greentec with 148hp/320 Nm – 22.22 kpl – 119 g/km of CO2 – 6-speed manual or DSG.

All the Greentec versions come with Start/Stop system as standard. The CNG versions of the car is expected to be launched further down the line.

We expect the high end 1.8 litre TSI petrol and 2.0 litre TDI to be available in India.


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5 thoughts on “More details and specifactions of 2013 Skoda Octavia’s engine lineup released

  1. […] expect the engine options on the 2013 Octavia Combi to come from the sedan’s artillery and sticking to tradition, a Combi RS would also be in the […]

  2. Joe says:

    I hope the 1.4L TSI thats in GTI will come as VRS to India.
    Also, why do you guys think the diesel 1.6L greenline thats really good on mileage won’t come to india?

  3. nice car …!
    engine is really good
    but can u tell me what was the price of it in india..!

    1. Hi we don’t have any details on the car’s price yet. The vehicle is expected to launch in 2013, we will get to know all the info closer to the launch.

  4. sandy says:

    Those specs looks impressive. I think the mileage is in accordance to European cycle. How much can we expect from Indian cycle? Any news on which of these power train is decided for India?


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As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!