Following the world debut of the latest Skoda Octavia Combi at the Geneva Motor Show this year, Skoda has unveiled information on the 4 x 4 variants of its stunning station wagon. The 4 x 4 variants of the station wagon now are complemented with a great and updated AWD system comprising the new-generation Haldex 5 clutch. Approximately, 124,500 units of Skoda Octavia estates has been sold last year in Europe
The upgraded all-wheel drive system has complemented with an intelligent distribution of torque between its both axles and also individual wheels. Under regular and normal driving conditions, most of the power will depart to its front axle. As soon as the more torque is needed of the wheels require more grip, the rear wheels are flawlessly activated. The stunning Octavia Combi 4 x 4 also now comes with a standard EDL (Electronic Deferential Lock) that takes action as a transversal lock letting for stable starting-off on the surfaces along with uneven grip.
This impressive Octavia Combi 4 x 4 is presented with an option of three powerful engines, one gasoline engine and two diesel engines. The 180PS (177hp) 1.8 TSI gasoline engine becomes the most powerful engine, with the base engine being the 105PS (103hp) 1.6 TDI diesel. There is also the more powerful 150PS (147hp) 2.0 TDI on special offer. All of these three engine versions will come to us with start-stop and also an energy recovery system as the standard. Skoda told us that the fuel economy and also emission figures have been enhanced by an average of 14% over the previous model.
Mixed with a 6-speed manual gearbox, the powerful 1.6 TDI averages 4.5 l/100 km (52.2 US mpg) and it emits 119 g of CO2/km. Meanwhile, the powerful 2.0 TDI has a nice combined fuel consumption of 4.9 l/100 km (48 US mpg) and also CO2 emissions of 124 g/km. The petrol 1.8 TSI, obtainable exclusively together with an automatic 6-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission, averages 6.7 l/100 km (35.1 US mpg) and it emits 156 g of CO2/km. It is, nevertheless, the fastest, together with 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) obtaining 7.5 seconds. Meanwhile, it’s topping out at 227 km/h (141 mph). The sales of the stunning Octavia Combi 4 x 4 will start in Europe in this June, just a month following the introduction of the great front-wheel drive model.