The Skoda Octavia Combi turns 25

Skoda Octavia Combi 1998

El Skoda Octavia It is one of the most balanced cars on the market since it launched its first modern generation back in the 90s. Even more so in its Combi version, the versatile family bodywork that has given such good results to the czech signature. In fact, these days are fulfilled 25 years of the Skoda Octavia Combi.

Said bodywork was presented on March 3, 1998 at the Geneva Motor Show. Over the past 25 years, the legendary model has become one of the most successful family members of its category in many countries. But beware, the Octavia already had a lot of weight in the 60s with the first and old variants.

In any case, and going back to the modern generation, the first customers received the Skoda Octavia Combi in May 98. A family car 4,5 meters long and 2,51 wide, offering a trunk of no less than 548 liters, one of the best in its class.

Skoda Octavia Combi fourth generation

La second generation The Skoda Octavia Combi arrived in the summer of 2004, and now the brand's sales began to rise. In fact, there was a time when the first and second were sold at the same time. As important data, in 2013, 881.200 customers had opted for the family car, which represents the 33% of global Octavia sales.

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Even greater was the commercial success of the third Combi. It was launched on March 7, 2013, just 10 years ago, and between 2012 and 2020 there were practically 1,2 million units. For its part, the current generation It was presented at the end of 2019 but, due to the rise of SUV vehicles, it is not having the same draft as its predecessor variants. Add about 250.000 units in this time.

Between these four generations and a quarter century of the Skoda Octavia Combi, 2,8 million units have been produced.

Source - Skoda

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