Self Study Program 15 – SKODA OCTAVIA Information on the Engineering

VAG SSP 15. The OCTAVIA moves SKODA car manufacture, so rich in tradition, into the mid-class vehicle range. The automotive engineering makes use of proven Group components.

The Engineering of the OCTAVIA:

  • All-galvanized safety body with side impact protection
  • Windscreen and rear window flush-bonded to body
  • Recirculating air mode with automatic cutout, pollen filter
  • 5-speed manual gearbox
  • Optional 4-speed automatic gearbox with the more powerful engines
  • Front independent suspension (McPherson strut with wishbone arm)
  • Rear trailing arm torsion beam axle
  • Front disc brakes, rear drum brakes (rear disc brakes with certain engines)
  • 14″ or 15″ wheels (depending on engine)
  • Passenger and driver airbag
  • Power-assisted steering
  • Driver’s seat adjustable for height
  • Safety steering column, adjustable fore and aft and for height
  • Steering wheel lock with slip coupling
  • Central locking, Bosch CAN bus system and radio remote control
  • Electronic immobiliser
  • H4 headlights with integrated fog lights
  • Centre high-mounted brake light


  • Vehicle Safety
  • Engine/Gearbox Combinations
  • Engines
  • Engine/Gearbox Mounting
  • Gearboxes
  • Running Gear
  • Brake System
  • Body
  • Electrical System
  • Heating & Ventilation System
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dimensions

You can find information regarding inspection and maintenance, setting and repair instructions in the Workshop Manuals.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 88

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