Thursday 14 March 2013 subscribe to rss

New ŠKODA Octavia awarded 5 stars by Euro NCAP

New Model achieves impressive safety scores for passengers and pedestrians

The new ŠKODA Octavia has been awarded a maximum 5 star rating by Euro NCAP. Its scores in a rigorous set of tests show it is one of the safest cars in its class.

The Octavia scored 93% for adult occupant protection, 86% for child occupant safety, 66% for safety assist and a whopping 82% for pedestrian protection. Testers were impressed by innovative safety features such as electronic stability control and the driver and passenger seatbelt reminders.

The new ŠKODA Octavia has safety systems usually reserved for higher class vehicles. These include the front assistant with emergency brake, lane assistant, multi-collision brakes with automatic brake intervention during an accident, crew protect assistant and driver activity assistant to recognise driver fatigue.

Up to 9 airbags work with three-point seatbelts to protect occupants. The new model is also the first Octavia to have side airbags in the rear and knee airbags.

Contact our sales team today on 0843 3201 499 for more information on this model or to book a test drive.