Facelifted Octavia vRS Vaults into Vienna

Added: 13 January 2017

As if the Octavia vRS wasn’t enough of a tantalising prospect as it is, Skoda have debuted the hot hatch and estate mid-life refresh facelifts all the way over in Vienna! With other models in the Octavia range also receiving a bit of a redress it was only a matter of time until the vRS model got its turn, and boy was it worth it. Have a look!

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Outside we can see there’s a new headlight design, splitting them from the main grille, while grille itself has been given a fiercer, more pointed shape. Sharp edges now perforate the bonnet and wider air intakes finish off its increasingly sporty aesthetic.

An Ingenious Cup-holder

Taking a seat inside and things are feeling fresh here too. A 9.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system now takes centre stage on the dashboard, allowing for seamless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. A heated steering wheel makes the driving experience more comfortable than ever, an ingenious cup-holder that grips the bottle so it can be opened one handed, and half leather trim as standard finish off the interior upgrades.


A wider track than in previous iterations is set to improve handling, while the 2.0TSI turbo petrol engine nets you a whopping 227bhp – and that’s available on all variants. With Dynamic Chassis Control altering suspension with Sport, Normal and Comfort settings, and the XDS+ electronic front differential, you can be sure that unbeatable Octavia drive is has only been refined and improved in this latest model. Skoda Octavia Range Available Now at Heritage Skoda!

If you’re interested in a current Octavia, vRS or otherwise, we have the full range available here at Heritage Skoda. Browse to our New Skoda Octavia section now, or why not give our friendly team a call today to find out more!