Skoda produced six million Octavia
Skoda celebrates the production of its six millionth Octavia at its Mlada Boleslav main plant, 21 years after the start of assembly operations.
Octavia soon became Skoda's most popular model by customer at global level. Already in 1997, the Czech carmaker had built 61,000 Octavia, the value immediately doubled the following year before the debut of the station wagon variant.
The first generation was assembled in 1,442,100 units at the Vrchlabi factory and with the second series the car started to become a real world car.
Now it is also produced at the Indian plant of Aurangabad, at the Chinese plant in Shanghai and at the Russian factory in Kaluga, without forgetting the assembly with parts from the Czech Republic to Ukraine and Kazakhstan.