The 4th gen Skoda Octavia line-up has gained new mild-hybrid engine options in international markets. This makes the Octavia the first Skoda to get both, mild-hybrid and strong-hybrid powertrain options.
- Skoda Octavia e-TEC gets a 48V mild-hybrid system
- 110hp, 1.0-litre and 150hp, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engines get the setup
- India-bound 4th gen Octavia to get 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine at launch
Which engines is the mild-hybrid tech available with?
Depending on the market, the mild-hybrid Octavia can be specced with either a 110hp, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine or a 150hp, 1.5-litre, four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine. The mild-hybrid system uses a belt-integrated starter generator to recover energy during braking and also charge the 48V lithium-ion battery. This allows the battery to power systems like the steering and allow for extended…