New petrol-powered range for Skoda fleet
Octavia and Superb receive new engine options for fleet customers
Skoda has announced that fleet customers now have petrol options for the Superb and Octavia.
For the Octavia, there’s a choice between two TSI engines. The first is a 1.0-litre producing 113bhp mated to a seven-speed automatic gearbox, capable of taking the estate from 0-60mph in 10 seconds. It can also achieve up to 65.7mpg and CO2 emissions of 108 g/km. Prices start from £20,755.
In addition, a 1.4-litre unit that produces 148bhp, available with either a manual gearbox or a DSG.
Later this month, a 1.5-litre TSI engine will also join the Octavia estate and hatch line-up, available with a manual gearbox initially, with prices starting from £19,615 for the hatch and £20,815 for the estate. A DSG version will follow in the autumn.
As for the Superb, the 1.4-litre, 148bhp engine is now an option. An Alcantara and leather interior is available, too.
Both the Octavia and Superb come equipped with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system as standard, which support both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Henry Williams, head of fleet at Skoda, said: “We have added petrol engines to the Skoda fleet range due to increasing demand from customers. Octavia and Superb already offer a formidable package, and by adding even more choice we are demonstrating our commitment to respond to the changing market and the needs of our customers.”
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