Czech firm Skoda continues to replenish the line of reliable cars in the middle price category. In 2016, a new version was introduced — Skoda Octavia A7 with the prefix RS 230. It has a stylish look, combining a powerful power plant and sports design.
A rather unexpected step on the part of Volkswagen, the main owner of Skoda, is to release sports modifications among other cars of the Octavia line.
Czech engineers have completely redesigned the design, releasing a car with a rather unusual sports style, and equipped it with its latest power plant, giving record power in this class of cars.
Buying a Skoda Octavia A7 is easy enough thanks to a wide range of mid-range cars. Skoda has gained huge popularity among motorists and has its dealerships in almost every country. Two classes of this model are available for sale:
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The standard Octavia RS 230 includes systems such as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, cruise control and remote-launch and engine shutdown. Whether it is worth mentioning automatic headlights and wipers — these functions have long been something for granted.
In addition, the manufacturer provided some customization, adding the ability to add an additional fee to attach 19-inch discs.
The design of the Skoda Octavia RS 230 relative to other models is more solid and partly even aggressive. The car comes in four colours:
- red (with the roof and radiators still produced in black tones).
Of the design features, it is worth noting the massive grille, usually used in premium sports cars.
Immediately conspicuous unusual wheels and spoiler, installed at the request of the buyer, it emphasizes the sporty status of the model. Side mirrors and matte roof also give the car a sense of higher status.
Under the hood of the RS 230 is a 2.0-liter gasoline turbo — "fours." With such characteristics, the engine gains power of 170 hp. The choice of the buyer will be offered the usual 6-speed transmission or DSG.
The car is four-wheel drive, which improves its off-road passability and increases stability on a slippery road.
In just 6.5 seconds, the Czech novelty accelerates to 100 km/h and consumes only 6.2 liters of fuel for every 100 km.
Skoda Octavia A7 New 2.0 TSI AT (230 hp) RS has the highest SCORE on ANCAP tests (five stars). This is due to the high stability on the roads due to the full drive, the presence of a rear-view camera and an electronic emergency braking system.
Also, do not forget that the novelty built nine airbags.
Convenience of operation
Despite the fact that the car is positioned as a sporty, the interior space looks quite comfortable. The Skoda Octavia RS 230 is spacious, allowing you to use it for both single trips and family travel.
Seats, however, as well as the entire cabin, are covered with pleasant to the touch skin, which makes the stay inside the cabin very comfortable. The dashboard has a huge number of state-of-the-art appliances, from multimedia installations and air conditioning to rear-view cameras and satellite navigators.
All data is displayed on a twelve-inch touchscreen display. The dashboard is able to sync with Android and iOS smartphones. In addition, Skoda has released a special application for these platforms, with which you can control the electronic functions of the car.
The capacity of the trunk is 580 liters, and if you lower the seats, the capacity can be increased to 1700 liters.
What can be said about Skoda Octavia RS 230
The car has a bright, sporty design, combines a powerful engine, maneuverability on the road, which is a privilege of sports vehicles. The Skoda Octavia RS 230 is as safe and comfortable as a premium car.
In its price segment, it simply has no competitors, so in a few years remains in demand on the auto market.