Skoda India has launched the Octavia Corporate Edition, offered exclusively to existing Skoda customers at an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs 15.49 lakh.
Finished in Candy White paint, the Corporate Edition appears to be based on the entry-level Ambition trim. Exterior equipment includes Quadra headlamps with LED DRLs and 16-inch Velorum alloy wheels. Interiors get dual-tone Onyx Ivory dashboard, beige upholstery, 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with SmartLink, and dual-zone Climatronic air conditioning system.
As for safety features, the Octavia Corporate Edition gets four airbags: dual front airbags and an additional set of front side airbags. Also included are ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Anti Slip Regulation (ASR), Motor Speed Regulation (MSR), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), ESC, and Multi-Collision Braking (MKB).
The Corporate Edition can be had either with 1.4 TSI petrol engine that produces 150 hp and 250 Nm of torque, or 2.0 TDI offering 143 hp and 320 Nm of torque. Both engines are paired to a 6-speed manual transmission.
Buyers will also get Skoda Shield Plus, claimed to be a segment first initiative to ensure 6 years of hassle-free ownership experience. It incorporates the first year of comprehensive motor insurance and three subsequent years of third-party coverage, 24 x 7 road side assistance for the fifth and the sixth year, and an extended warranty for an additional period of the fifth and sixth year or 1,50,000 kilometres (whichever is earlier).