Skoda Unveils the 2021 Octavia Scout SUV

The Skoda Octavia line-up receives another addition. The Scout - all-terrain station wagon - is completely declassified.

The 2021 Skoda Octavia Scout has received a plastic body kit, supplemented with full-width pads for front and rear bumpers in metallic color. The same color is used for of side-view mirrors and roof rails.

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The off-road version features special wheels. The standard model will be equipped with 18-inch or 19-inch. As for the dimensions, compared to the previous generation, the car has grown significantly, adding 16 mm in length and 15 mm in width. The luggage compartment volume has increased to 640 liters.

The interior has not changed much. The off-road version is similar to the standard Octavia, except some design nuances. Leather and a special breathable fabric are used for seat upholstery. The front fascia has received decorative inserts, the pedals — metal pads.

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As for the engine range, there are much more engines available, especially in comparison with the previous generation. Now there are six of them, and a mild hybrid has also appeared. The petrol engine range is supplemented by a 1.5-liter 150-hp turbo I4 and a 2.0-liter 190-hp unit. The first one can be paired with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG transmission and a FWD drivetrain only. The top-end engine is paired with an automatic gearbox and an AWD drivetrain.

The diesel engine range now includes one 2.0-liter engine in three boost variants – 115 hp, 150 hp and 200 hp. The latest version, which provides 400 Nm, is called the most powerful in the history of the Octavia SUV. The least powerful diesel unit comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and a FWD drivetrain. Others are paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission and an AWD drivetrain.

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The exact European release date has not yet been named. The official premiere of the station wagon with a price tag will allegedly take place in early July.

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