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Is the Octavia vRS a good car?

The Skoda Octavia vRS is a hard car to get excited about, but that’s precisely where its appeal lies. While other hot hatches and fast estates are more engaging or characterful, the vRS offers composed pace while remaining practical, solid and good value.

What does vRS stand for Skoda?

Victory Rally Sport
Welcome to the vRS vRS, which stands for Victory Rally Sport, points to our 45 years of success on both rally routes and racetracks around the world.

What is vRS Mode On Skoda?

It has a vRS button that has several modes – Normal, Sport, Eco and Individual. The different set-ups basically change the throttle response and the gearshifts (if you choose a DSG) plus the sound of the engine. It basically creates an engine noise inside for you all to enjoy.

How much is the road tax on a Octavia?

New Cars

Model CO2 Emissions
Kamiq 2019 112–138 g/km View details
Karoq 2017 114–158 g/km View details
Kodiaq 2016 131–202 g/km View details
Octavia 2020 22–127 g/km View details

What liter is a Skoda Octavia vRS?

From launch, the sporty Skoda Octavia will be available with one engine: a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 245hp and 370Nm that the vRS essentially shares with the VW Golf GTI hot hatchback.

Is the Skoda Octavia vRS a family car?

The Skoda Octavia vRS is the hardcore version of the family-sized offering from VW’s Czech brand, but the real question is whether to go for the petrol or the diesel. Can the oiler offer kicks and savings as well, or is it a contradiction in terms?

How much does a Skoda Octavia Estate cost?

Pay £800 more than the hatch version, and you’ll have this spacious estate. Add the diesel engine (£270 extra), and that’s a total of £24,385.

How often can you spec a Skoda Octavia?

Turns out you can spec your Octavia on long-distance annual intervals or 12,000 miles. Ours had the latter and a summary oil service took an hour and a half while I waited, leaving me £144 lighter of wallet and gorging on free wi-fi and coffee. Towards the end, Chris Chilton ran the vRS.

Is the Skoda VRS diesel a good car?

The vRS diesel is a strong, competent all rounder. It has style (perhaps not in yellow), is quick, and is relatively frugal with more space than most families will need. It’s not quite as polished as it could be, and the petrol is naturally smoother and punchier, yet for the cash, you won’t find a better mix of pace and space.