For the new 152 registration period Škoda have announced that they will be introducing a brand new engine line-up. A new range of EU6 compliant petrol and diesel engines will see fuel economy improve by up to 23% and CO2 emissions reduced by up to 18%. All Rapid, Octavia and Yeti models will receive new technologies such as new variable valve timing systems and the latest Stop/Start technology. The Škoda Rapid 1.6 TDI 90bhp is replaced by a newer, 1.4-litre unit with the same output (90bhp) but with 23% better fuel economy (with up to 3.4l /100km on the combined cycle).
There is a new 1.6-litre 110bhp (+5 bhp) TDI diesel engine for the Škoda Octavia which replaces the former 105bhp version. The entry-level 90bhp Octavia 1.6 TDI now comes with Stop/Start technology which reduces fuel consumption by 10% and now delivers up to 3.7 l/100km on the combined cycle. The ever-popular Škoda Yeti in 2.0-litre TDI 110bhp & 150bhp guise are the first models in the ŠKODA range to benefit from AdBlue technology, which drastically reduce NOx nitrogen oxide emissions to close to zero, in addition these engines have reduced both CO2 and fuel consumption, the 110bhp by 12% (4.5 l/100km on combined cycle).
Škoda is celebrating 120 years in 2015 and to mark this ŠKODA are introducing a number of limited edition upgrade packages for the best-selling Octavia in time for July’s 152 registration. In the Octavia, Ambition models receive Cruise Control, Parking Sensors and a Colour Touch Screen Sound System free of charge.
Style models receive free Reversing Camera, Exterior Chrome Package, Electric Folding Mirrors and LED rear lights. And to further celebrate, ŠKODA have launched 0% APR PCP Finance on selected Rapid, Octavia, Yeti and Superb models ordered before 1st July 2015.