The luxury sedan is expected to be launched next year and will make it to India as well.
The launch of the premium sedan has been pushed further into the year.
The model becomes the most affordable diesel 3-series in India, only pricier than the 330i Sport petrol.
The Octavia will be a welcome addition to the segment which currently has only two cars on sale.
Volkswagen will face competition from within its house since the Skoda Superb will be the Passat's main rival.
The updated Civic diesel BS6 gets Rs. 20,000/- more expensive while fuel efficiency has reduced.