Škoda has confirmed the 15th June as the launch date of the new Octavia Combi.

The Octavia Combi will be offered in three different specification variants, with manual and automatic transmission and five engines with prices from €19,995.

The third generation of the Octavia Combi will see Škoda challenge not only direct competitors but also vehicles in the larger Executive estate class. The new Octavia has grown significantly in length and width; the new model is 90mm longer and 45mm wider than the outgoing Octavia Combi. The wheelbase has grown by 108mm enabling an interior length (1,782mm), more knee room (73mm), more headroom at the back (995mm) as well as best in class boot volume of 610 litres.

Commenting on the launch of the new Octavia Combi in Ireland, Raymond Leddy, Head of Marketing, Škoda Ireland says “We have increased specification levels for all versions of the new Octavia Combi. Additional airbags, Electronic Stability Control for increased safety and Stop Start Technology for reduced emissions and improved fuel economy are now standard features across the range".