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Skoda Octavia Estate named ‘Best Estate Car’

Diesel Car Magazine Awards

The Skoda Octavia Estate is Diesel Car magazines ‘Best Estate Car’ for 2014. The magazine’s Editor and Publisher, Ian Robertson said “clever thinking and roominess are two of Skoda’s watchwords and medium cars don’t get more spacious than the Octavia Estate. With an enormous 1,740 litres of space on offer with the seats folded down, you have room for everything family life can throw at it.”

The honours continue to come in for Skoda, with a category win and three ‘Highly Commended’ recommendations in the annual Car of the Year awards from Diesel Car magazine. The Skoda Octavia Estate is Diesel Car magazine’s ‘Best Estate Car’ for 2014, making it the fifth category win Skoda has collected since 2009. The 2014 awards also saw a trio of ‘Highly Commended’ honours for the brand, the Skoda Superb was picked out in the ‘Best Large Car’, while the Skoda Octavia vRS earned the same tribute in the ‘Best Hot-Hatch Sports Car’ section.

Never before has the Skoda Octavia Estate been so dynamic, sophisticated and confident on the road as the third generation of this best seller. It offers functionality, innovative safety and comfort systems and fuel efficiency at exceptional value for money. The Octavia Estate is 90mm longer and 45mm wider than its predecessor and the wheelbase has grown by almost 11cm, resulting in record space inside the car. If the rears seats are folded down then the boot space can be increased further to an impressive 1,740 litres.

Depending on which trim level there are numerous modern safety systems available on the Skoda Octavia Estate such as the Automatic Post-Collision Brake, Driver Fatigue Sensor, Crew Protection Assistant (optional) and Lane Assistant (optional). A range of new generation radio and radio-navigation systems are also available.

The Skoda Octavia Estate range is the ideal choice for cycling enthusiasts, there are many innovative cycling accessories such as an internal bicycle holder, a lockable bicycle carrier for the roof and a detachable tow bar. The Skoda Octavia Estate also boasts a maximum load capacity of approximately 1740 litres. The Skoda Octavia Estate is priced on the road from £17,115. If you opt for the Skoda Octavia Estate 1.6 Greenline then you will be impressed with its low fuel consumption of 64.2mpg, CO2 emissions of 114g/km and plenty of interior space.