Although four-wheel drive is often thought as solely the domain of SUVs, with ŠKODA, it’s not only our Yeti Outdoor model which has off-road abilities. The Octavia is also capable of handling all sorts of adverse weather conditions, as well as being a great, dependable car to drive throughout the year.
You’ll feel the benefits all year round with a 4x4. If you are looking for a mix of power, space and security, then a large, comfortable car is for you. But as well as this, there’s the element of fun in owning a 4x4. Make the most of its potential, off road, up hills, through rivers, in all weather conditions – these are vehicles that push the limits of road driving.
A car with four-wheel drive can handle and withstand the worst of the winter weather – rain, snow and ice.
Off-road, on-road, perfect for urban driving or country life – there’s lots to like in our 4x4 line up. Need a car which is great to drive, spacious, cost-effective with 4x4 capabilities? Choose Octavia. Want a reliable, award winning SUV? Go for Yeti Outdoor.
Whether you want the year round benefits of owning a 4x4, or simply want peace of mind that you’ll be able to get to work, or be able drop the kids off safely at school when the bad weather hits, ŠKODA’s 4x4 range is the perfect choice for both the winter period and beyond.
Our functional explorer, elegantly designed, with uncompromising functionality, ‘Varioflex’ rear seating, sizable boot space and higher ride height – Yeti Outdoor is perfect for life in the town, the country, and the city.
Our 3rd generation Octavia is more luxurious than its predecessors, full of clever technology and with an exceptional amount of space – to provide the most dynamic and comfortable driving experience yet.
Yeti Outdoor 4x4
For those needing a sturdy and versatile car that can handle outdoor living with ease, the Yeti Outdoor is for you. With the latest 4x4 systems and some very clever technology, the Yeti Outdoor can handle most off road situations, slippery roads or rough ground.
The latest generation 4x4 system helps you maintain control and stability at all times. The system senses what is happening on each wheel and quickly transfers power or automatically applies brakes when needed to give more grip
or drive to keep you on your chosen path.
Rough road package
The optional rough road package available on the Yeti Outdoor comprises:
The vehicle’s ground clearance isn’t affected by the installation of this package and remains at 180mm.
By pushing the off road button, the Yeti Outdoor helps maintain control when the driving conditions get tough. It will maintain a constant speed downhill on a steep slope (over 8%), maintain traction going uphill and stop over revving of the engine, hold the car still on a hill start and help prevent the wheels from spinning on loose surfaces or wet, slippery roads.
The off-road button has a set of intelligent functions to aid driving on difficult, slippery surfaces, further increasing the safety of driver and passengers. The system is enabled when the button is pressed and illuminates. The driver does not need any previous off-road experience to feel the benefits of this easy to use system:
Uphill start assist
Ready to try a Yeti Outdoor?
For those needing a great all round family car with 4x4 capabilities, the ŠKODA Octavia Estate is for you. It offers unrivalled space, functionality, innovative safety and comfort systems at exceptional value for money.
Intelligent All-Wheel Drive
With its intelligent four-wheel drive system, the Octavia Estate gives you great stability, safety and traction in all sorts of driving conditions. The drivetrain with a 5th generation electro-hydraulic clutch reacts to just the slightest change under your wheels. In normal conditions, the car is like a regular two-wheel drive car. Let there be snow, rain, mud, and ice and the Octavia Estate’s 4x4 ability kicks in automatically.
The Octavia Estate gives most of its power to the front wheels under normal conditions, and on slippery roads intelligently redistributes torque from wheel to wheel within milliseconds. The Octavia Estate’s drivetrain enables you to handle situations even when there is no grip under the front wheels – with up to 90% of torque flowing to the rear. So even when driving conditions get extremely tricky, you can still stay calm, and rely on the Octavia Estate.
4x4 operation (ESC, ABS, ASR)
The Octavia Estate 4x4 comes with an electronic stability system (ESC), which is fully compatible with the four-wheel drive system, meaning you’ll find it easier to navigate those tricky roads in all sorts of weather conditions. ESC acts as an umbrella for various other functions, such as ABS (Anti-Block System) and ASR (Anti-Slip Regulation).
Rough Road Package
The Rough Road Package available on Octavia Estate 4x4 models gives you protection from mechanical damage (e.g. contact with road imperfections or flying debris) and prevents dirt (dust, sand, mud) from getting into the engine bay or into cables. It also significantly enhances the ability to cope with the terrain, thanks to the bespoke springs and shock absorbers – so you can discover your 4x4’s full potential with ultimate peace of mind.
Ready to try an Octavia?
Yeti Outdoor models are no longer available to factory order. Vehicles are available from UK stock only. Please speak to your local ŠKODA retailer for more information.
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