Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Variant makes the car more accessible to owners as the competition heats up the segment with new launches
Skoda hasn’t had it easy in the market. The brand was the leader in the affordable luxury segment that it rules worldwide. However, India case is far away as it had several glitches that did not help it grow. All of that changed with the earlier Superb to an extent. Today, it heavily relies on both products and one of the them is the Octavia. Launched in 2014, the car had everything and was the segment best contender. Skoda is now making it more accessible as the prices were high and a new variant should make things interesting.
Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Variant, which now sits in-between the Ambition and Style Plus trim levels offers more bang for your buck and makes the Octavia challenging. Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Variant is available with the petrol automatic, diesel manual, and diesel automatic power trains. These variants could make it the most selling variant in the stable.
This brings 1.8-litre TSI + DSG combo at a lower price, which was till now only available on the top-end Style Plus variant. A variant apt with the buyers in the segment. Petrol and automatic, the ideal luxury car buyer’s choice. The prices are lucrative as well as it is around Rs. 2 lakh cheaper than the top of the line variant.
The Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Variant gets added features over the Ambition variant such as Bi-xenon headlights, LED DRLs, LED tail lamps. Saftey set includes electronic stability control (ESC). A. 6.5-inch LCD TFT display linked with the infotainment system that is mated to SmartLink connectivity. There is also height adjustable front passenger seat, leather seats, electrically foldable ORVMs, cruise control, automatic headlamps and automatic wipers on offer as well. Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Variant misses out on things such as Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM) system, rear side airbags, curtain airbags, sunroof, keyless entry and go, electrically adjustable driver seat with memory function, a navigation system, and a rear-view camera.
2016 Skoda Octavia Prices For All Variants
Ambition 1.4 TSI – Rs. 16.76 Lakhs
Ambition 2.0 TDI CR – Rs. 18.66 Lakhs
Ambition Plus 2.0 TDI CR – Rs. 19.33 Lakhs
Ambition Plus 1.8 TSI AT – Rs. 19.06 Lakhs
Style Plus 1.8 TSI AT – Rs. 21.22 Lakhs
Ambition 2.0 TDI CR AT – Rs. 19.99 Lakhs
Ambition Plus 2.0 TDI CR AT – Rs. 20.68 Lakhs
Style Plus 2.0 TDI CR AT – Rs. 22.64Lakhs
(All prices ex-showroom, Delhi)