Spy Shots of the third generation Skoda Octavia testing in China, it will be launched on the China car market in the first half of 2014. The third-gen Octavia was launched on European markets early this year, but China still has to do with the second generation Skoda Octavia.
The current second generation Skoda Octavia, made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture that will also make the third. Price starts at 122.000 yuan and ends at 182.000 yuan. Engines: 1.4 turbo, 1.6, 2.0, and the range-topping 1.8 TSI. The 2.0 will not return in the new Skoda Octavia and it will not be replaced by any other power plant. Price range will be about the same.
The launch of the Skoda brand has been a great success in China, with Skoda positioned as low-key, but not low-price, alternative to the more flashy Volkswagen and Audi brands. The new Octavia will without a doubt move sales up yet again.