Skoda India has recalled 539 units of the Octavia to check and resolve the issue of faulty child locks on the rear doors. The firm has issued a recall to the models manufactured between November 2015 to April 2016. The company said that the service personnel will try to solve the issue in about 12 minutes at the company’s service station in the country.
Regarding this recall, all the affected Octavia sedan customers will be notified by the dealers across the country and the firm will replace the parts at free of cost. Skoda India launched the Octavia in 2002, with a turbocharged direct injection (TDI) diesel engine for better fuel efficiency. Currently, the company sells the sedan with three engine options – 1.4 TSI, 1.8TSI and 2.0 TDI. The engines are paired to a 6-speed manual ,7- speed DSG automatic and 6-speed automatic DSG transmissions.
The company has also equipped the car with an adaptive front light system with DRL’s, 8 airbags, tyre pressure monitor, multi-collision braking system, electronic stability control, electronic differential lock, ABS and anti-slip regulation. The Skoda Octavia is priced between Rs 16.58 – Rs 22.41 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
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