Who are you? The 2017 Skoda Octavia is designed to be perfect whatever the answer is. Here’s how one young couple makes the most of theirs
7 September 2017

An active, diverse lifestyle calls for a car that lives up to the challenge. Take Jack and Alice, for example. They don’t waste a second: when Alice isn’t working as a vet, and when Jack is away from his architect’s desk, they spend their time making the most of the world around them. From running to paddle-boarding, the concept of chilling out doesn’t seem to have occurred.

When you’re squeezing as much from life as you can, you need a car that doesn’t get in the way. That’s why the 2017 Skoda Octavia is perfect for them. From its keyless entry system to its 610 litres of boot space, whether they’re loading their dogs into the boot or strapping a paddle-board to its integrated roof rails, it keeps their weekend moving.

The whole 2017 Octavia range is just as versatile. The Octavia vRS, for example, has a turbo-charged petrol engine developing more than 230 horsepower; by contrast the go-anywhere Octavia Scout comes with all the treats you’d expect from an Octavia, plus increased underbody protection as well as a full-fledged off-road mode, including four-wheel-drive and a descent mode to make steep inclines easier.

For more information on the new Skoda Octavia, click here.

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