Skoda Slavia 1.0 TSI Launching Tomorrow | V3Cars
Earlier this month, Skoda announced the launch dates for the Slavia sedan. While the 1.0L turbo petrol powered Skoda Slavia will go on sale on February 28, the 1.5 turbo petrol variants will be launched on March 3. We expect the Skoda Slavia range to be priced from Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
When launched, the Skoda Slavia will become one of the largest sedans in its segment. It will also offer a long list of features to compete against its rivals.
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Speaking of features, the Slavia will offer the following:
A 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple Carplay
- 8-inch full-colour instrument cluster
- Electric sunroof
- Cruise control
- Ventilated front seats
- 6 airbags
- ESC (standard feature)
- Tyre pressure monitoring
- Auto headlamps
- Auto wipers
- Auto-dimming inside mirror
- Auto AC
- 16-inch alloy wheels
- Wireless mobile charging
- LED projector headlamps
- LED tail lamps
- Front and rear armrests
- Adjustable headrests for all occupants
In terms of design, the Slavia looks similar to its bigger sibling, the Octavia. However, unlike the Octavia, which is a notchback, the Slavia is a more conventional three-box sedan.
As far as powertrains are concerned, the Slavia will share its engine and gearbox options with the Kushaq SUV. The 1.0L turbo petrol engine will produce 115PS of power and 175Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The 1.5L turbo petrol engine will produce 150PS of power and 250Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
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The Skoda Slavia will rival other sedans like the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the upcoming Volkswagen Virtus. The Virtus will share its underpinnings and engine options with the Slavia and its slated to be unveiled on March 8.