When to replace the timing belt

The Skoda Octavia is a popular middle-class car of the Czech brand that has been in production since 1995. This model is available with both petrol and diesel engines. Below is an overview of the timing belt replacement intervals since 1996. If you don't know which engine your car has, you can enter the license plate number below.

Petrol variants produced between 1996 and 2005

  • Skoda Octavia 1.6 i 55, 74 and 75 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.8 i 92 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.8 T 110 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.8 T RS 132 kW =. 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 i 85 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)

Diesel Variants produced between 1996 and 2005

  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 SDI 50 kW up to 2001 =. 90 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 SDI 50 kW from 5-2001 =. 120 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 81 kW up to 2001 = 1.1. 90 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 81 kW from 5-2001 =. 120 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 74 kW = 120 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 96 kW up to 2003 =. 90 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 96 kW from 2004 = 1.0 120 000 kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.

Petrol variants produced between 2005 and 2013

  • Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI 77 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.4 i 55 and 59 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI 90 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.6i 75 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.6 FSI 85 kW =Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI 118 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 FSI 110 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 RS 147 kW Engine BWA (CCZA Chain) = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.

Diesel Variants produced between 2005 and 2013

  • Skoda 1.6 TDI 77 kW = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
    Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 77 kW up to 2006 = 1.1. 120 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 77 kW from 2007 = 1.0 120 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI all variants up to 2006 =. 120 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI all variants from 2007 =. 150 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI Engine CFHC and CLCB = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI RS 125 until 2006 =. 120 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI RS 125 from 2007 onwards =. 150 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.

Petrol variants produced from 2013 onwards

  • Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI 85 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI all variants = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI all variants = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
  • Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI all variants = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TSI all variants incl. RS = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Skoda Octavia 1.5 TSI 110 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)

Diesel Variants produced from 2013 onwards -

  • Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI all variations = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI all variations = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.