Skoda Octavia 48V mild-hybrid tech revealed
In international markets, Skoda Octavia’s fourth lineup has acquired new hybrid-motor options. Octavia is, therefore, the first Skoda to achieve both mild hybrid and strong hybrid powertrain options.
Depending on the market, a 110hp 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder turbo-oil engine, or a 150-hp 1.5-liter turbo-oil-oil engine can be used to specify the Octavia mild-hybrid Octavia. In addition to charging the 48V Lithium-ion battery, the mild-hybrid systems use a belt-integrated starter generator to recover energy during braking. This enables the battery to operate systems such as the steering system and enables extended coasting without the internal combustion motor. A hybrid configuration can also be supplied on demand up to 50Nm torque.
A standard DSG 7-speed automatic double-clutch gearbox; with the Octavia mild-hybrid, there is no manual option.
Leistung figures have to be officially confirmed, but with a 1.0-liter turbo gasoline option, Skoda promises increased efficiency compared with Octavia standard. The motor operates in the Miller injection cycle, a maximum torque of 35 percent earlier than a conventional motor.
Only the launch in India of the all-new Skoda Octavia was reported. We reported. Zac Hollis Sales, Service & Marketing Director of Skoda Auto India, confirmed that 4th generation Octavia prices would be disclosed at the beginning of 2021 at a roundtable conference at the launch of the Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI automated.
Only a 190-pc, 2.0-liter turbocharged oil engine will arrive in the new Octavia. More engine options, including the 150hp 1.5-liter TSI unit, are however likely to be added to the range after the model is introduced. It is not yet known whether it is combined with the mild-hybrid E-TEC system, but if it does, it will be the first executive sedan to sport the technology in India.
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