posted 6 years ago

Skoda Octavia the perfect budget family car

The Skoda Octavia is the perfect family car for growing families on a tight budget

The Skoda Octavia is the perfect family car for growing families on a tight budget. At present the Skoda Octavia 1.4 S is available VAT free and interest free. Until the 30th June 2010 Skoda has reduced the price on all Skoda Octavia models so it is equivalent to not having to pay the VAT. With 0% APR thrown in there is never a better time to consider buying a Skoda.

The Skoda Octavia is comfortable and easy to drive it has a spacious interior and most versions are cheap to buy and to run. There are six engines available including two 2.0 litre turbodiesels. Inside the Skoda Octavia the driver’s seat allows for a superb driving position for all shapes and sizes. The Skoda Octavia is one of the biggest small family cars available, six foot adults can comfortably sit in the rear and the boot is extremely spacious. All materials also have a high quality and solid feel, and the interior shames many more expensive models for its fit and finish. Equipment is generally good but the cheaper versions miss out on key items of safety kit although air conditioning and electric front windows are standard.

The Skoda Octavia 1.4 S has a maximum speed of 107mph and can achieve 0-60mph in 14.2 seconds. Miles per gallon work out at approximately 40.4 and co2 emissions are 167g/km. Prices start at £10,781.