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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Base models only get two front airbags as standard, and though you do get ABS, you'll have to fork out for other driver aids and the other four airbags that are standard on most rivals. Immobiliser and central locking are standard.

The boot is enormous - they actually could have sacrificed some of it for the space in the rear. You'll fit a load of luggage in with ease.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Skoda Octavia Hatchback (98-05).

  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Folding rear seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Central locking
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steel wheels
  • Traction control

Ambiente equipment

Ambiente standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Steel wheels
Ambiente optional equipment
  • Metallic Paint

Ambiente SE equipment

Ambiente SE standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Metallic Paint
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
Ambiente SE optional equipment
None available

Blueline equipment

Blueline standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Metallic Paint
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
Blueline optional equipment
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Steel wheels

Classic equipment

Classic standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • CD
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
Classic optional equipment
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Metallic Paint
  • Service indicator

Elegance equipment

Elegance standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Traction control
Elegance optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Metallic Paint
  • Service indicator

GLX equipment

GLX standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steel wheels
GLX optional equipment
None available

GLXi equipment

GLXi standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steel wheels
  • Traction control
GLXi optional equipment
None available

Laurin + Klement equipment

Laurin + Klement standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Traction control
Laurin + Klement optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Steel wheels

LX equipment

LX standard equipment
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Steel wheels
LX optional equipment
None available

LXi equipment

LXi standard equipment
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Steel wheels
LXi optional equipment
None available

Silverline equipment

Silverline standard equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
Silverline optional equipment
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Steel wheels

SLX equipment

SLX standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Central locking
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Metallic Paint
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Traction control
SLX optional equipment
None available

SLXi equipment

SLXi standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Traction control
SLXi optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Central locking
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric sunroof
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags