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Skoda fleet gets new petrol-powered range

Monday 17 July 2017, By Autovolo

Skoda fleet gets new petrol-powered range

Skoda fleet gets new petrol-powered range

Skoda fleet customers can now order the Superb and Octavia with petrol engines.

For the Octavia, there’s a choice between two TSI engines. The first is a 1.0-litre producing 113bhp mated to a seven-speed automatic gearbox, capable of taking the estate from 0-60mph in 10 seconds. It can also achieve up to 65.7mpg and CO2 emissions of 108 g/km. Prices start from £20,755.

Additional, there’s a 1.4-litre unit that produces 148bhp, available with either a manual gearbox or a DSG.

A 1.5-litre TSI engine will also join the Octavia estate and hatch line-up, later this month. Available with a manual gearbox initially, prices start from £19,615 for the hatch and £20,815 for the estate. A DSG version will follow in the autumn.

As for the Superb, the 1.4-litre, 148bhp engine is now an option. An Alcantara and leather interior is available, too.

Both the Octavia and Superb come equipped with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system as standard, which support both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Henry Williams, head of fleet at Skoda, said: “We have added petrol engines to the Skoda fleet range due to increasing demand from customers. Octavia and Superb already offer a formidable package, and by adding even more choice we are demonstrating our commitment to respond to the changing market and the needs of our customers.”