Skoda Octavia launched – 2015 Nepal Auto Show Live

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No petrol variant on offer.

MAW Enterprises Ltd, the authorized distributor for Skoda vehicles in Nepal, has launched the Skoda Octavia at the ongoing 2015 NADA Auto Show. It is available in diesel version only.

Skoda Octavia front three quarter right Nepal Auto Show 2015

Skoda Octavia Diesel Prices:

  • Skoda Octavia Ambition (Manual) – NPR 71,95,000
  • Skoda Octavia Elegance (Automatic)- NPR 81,95,000

The MQB-based sedan is launched in two variants, manual and automatic, and they are powered by the familiar 2.0 TDI CR engine that has 16V DOHC, turbocharger with self-aligning blades, liquid cooling, and direct injection system. It produces 143 PS maximum power at 4,000 rpm and 320 Nm peak torque at 1,750 – 3,000 rpm.

Skoda Octavia rear three quarter right Nepal Auto Show 2015

The manual variant gets a 6-speed transmission and the automatic model is fitted with a 6-speed DSG with Tiptronic manual gear changing. The former returns a mileage of 20.6 km/l and the latter delivers 19.3 km/l, certified by the ARAI in India.

The prominent features of the D-segment sedan include Bi-xenon AFS headlights which move in sync with the steering, retractable headlight washer, front and rear park distance control, panoramic electric sunroof with bounce-back system and remote control closing, dual-zone climatronic air conditioner, and cruise control.

Skoda Octavia dashboard Nepal Auto Show 2015

The Octavia’s safety features include 6 airbags, Hydraulic Brake Assistant (HBA), Anti-slip regulation (ASR) with Motor Speed Regulation (MSR), Multi-Collision Braking (MCB), Electronic stability control (ESC), and Tire Pressure Monitoring system. The Octavia has received a 5 star safety rating from Euro NCAP.

Skoda Octavia at the 2015 NADA Auto Show – Image Gallery

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