Škoda Octavia has come from being the 2nd Best Selling Car in 2010 to being the Best Selling Car to date in 2011 according to recent statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). The Octavia model is ahead of other popular models such as the Toyota Corolla and Volkswagon Golf. Which highlights the Octavias popularity among Sligo motorists. Not only is the Octavia the best selling model in Sligo to date, the Škoda brand is the 3rd best selling make in Sligo with Volkswagon taking 2nd place with one extra registration under their belt. If we take the Volkwagon Group as a whole, i.e. Škoda, Volkswagon, Audi and Seat, market share is ahead of any other brand at just over 30%.
The statistics for Škoda really should come as no surprise, all we have to do is take a look around, Škoda is very popular in Sligo, check out your neighbours car, chances are …. It’s a Škoda.
The Octavia has progressed phenomenally since its humble beginnings back in 1996 as a small family car. Since then there has been 2 generations of Octavia and a couple of facelifts along the way. At Geneva 2011 Škoda announced an extension to the range in 2012 with an extra 2 models being launched.
It has to be said, Octavia ticks all the boxes: value for money, practicality, comfort, safety, spacious, handles well, economical, good fuel consumption and it’s handsome. Therefore, it’s no wonder they are the most sought after model for the motorists of Sligo.
The Octavia offers a range of choices in engine capacity from 1.4 to 2.0litre in both petrol and diesel; needless to say the 1.6 TDI is most popular for its performance and torque. To enhance appeal to the sporty drivers Octavia is available in the RS model version – a Sports car that meets the demands of everyday family life.
For those of you interested in buying a new car, why look any further, the motorists of Sligo have spoken, done all their research and decided to purchase from the New Škoda Range which incorporates the exceptionally popular Octavia aswell as Yeti (seen on Top Gear), Fabia, Superb and Roomster. Call to BURNS CAR SALES today and test drive any of these great models, you won’t be disappointed… At Burns Car Sales there are fantastic scrappage deals on offer, making it a great time to purchase one of the New Škoda Range.