The Octavia is definitely a cash maker for Skoda, a Europe-wide phenomenon that has been sweeping the continent for the reason that authentic debuted in 1996. The newest (third) technology mannequin has additionally confirmed extremely well-liked and continues to be promoting nicely at this time, even though it was really launched approach again in 2013. Now an all-new mannequin is on the verge of being launched and we don’t count on it to be a misstep for Skoda. The Czech automaker will wish to put its finest foot ahead with the fourth-gen Octavia since, though it isn’t a high-riding crossover, Skoda sells practically 400,000 models per yr in Europe, amongst its completely different variations.
Nonetheless, Skoda has modified its mannequin construction with the discharge of the brand new Scala hatchback, and it’s this mannequin that now occupies the spot within the vary that was beforehand taken up by the Octavia. Properly, they’re offered alongside proper now, however that’s solely till the brand new Octavia arrives. All data appears to level to the truth that it will likely be offered as a costlier and extra upmarket providing – it is a system change in comparison with earlier than when it needed to fill the vary now occupied by the Scala.