Skoda Slavia Reveal Front
The car was developed at the Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Technology Centre in Pune

During the virtual reveal of the Slavia, Skoda announced that its bookings will begin today

The official reveal of the Skoda Slavia has taken place today and the brand will also being accepting bookings for the car right away for a token amount of Rs. 11,000/-. With this new product, the Czech brand is all set to take on strong contenders in the C-segment sedan market.

This new sedan will be Skoda’s first car to be unveiled as part of the second phase of its India 2.0 project and the second model to use the firm’s MQB-A0-IN platform.

Sporting a coupe-esque silhouette, the Slavia has a modern design language not dissimilar to the design of the new generation Fabia.

Skoda Slavia Dashboard
Slavia is bigger than the first-generation Octavia and is thus roomier inside

Up front, there is an upright radiator grille with vertical slats and a chrome frame. It is flanked by sleek headlights with L-shape DRLs. The bumper also houses a wide lower air inlet, fog lamps with chrome garnish for the housing and a splitter element.

Riding on 16-inch wheels (top models will get dual tone alloys), the Slavia has a sharp character line and chrome applique on the waistline.

In the back, there is a heavily stylised boot lid, split LED tail lamps, a finely contoured rear bumper with chrome applique and diffuser element.

Skoda Slavia Front Seats
All seating positions in the car feature headrests and 3-point seat belts

Measuring 4541 mm long (wheelbase of 2651 mm), 1752 mm wide and 1487 mm tall, the Slavia will be offered in 5 colours – Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Carbon Steel, Crystal Blue (new), and Tornado Red.

Inside, the car has a dual tone dash with a central bronze-coloured element, 2-spoke multifunctional steering wheel, 10-inch infotainment touchscreen, 8-inch digital instrument cluster (with 3 display modes), and dual tone seats.

Some of the other features the C-segment sedan will come with include ventilated front seats, Skoda Play apps, USB ports, electric sunroof, auto-dimming IRVM, wireless mobile charging, plentiful practical touches and more.

Skoda Slavia Reveal Rear
The car comes with a generous 521-litre boot

To be offered in Active, Ambition and Style grades, the Slavia will be offered with a 115 PS, 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo-petrol motor and a 150 PS, 1.5-litre 4-cylinder turbo-petrol engine (with cylinder deactivation).

While a 6-speed manual transmission is the mainstay, the smaller engine can also be paired with a 6-speed auto, while the 1.5-litre motor gets the option of a 7-speed DSG.

Skoda Slavia
Skoda is now present in more than 100 cities with 165 touch points across the nation

As for safety, the Slavia will be fitted with 6 airbags, ISOFIX, TPMS, ESC (standard), traction control, hill hold control, ABS, EBD, vehicle stability management and an electronic differential lock system.

During the Skoda Slavia virtual reveal, the carmaker announced that deliveries of the sedan will begin in the first quarter (January-March) of 2022.