Skoda Octavia Timing Belt Replacement Interval

It is important that you change the timing belt (also called a cambelt) in time on your Skoda Octavia. On this page you will find more information about the timing belt replacement intervals on a Skoda Octavia.

I have collected information about various popular diesel engines and petrol engines from 1997 to 2020.

You will also find information about which engines in Skoda Octavia that have a timing chain instead of a timing belt.

When should the timing belt be changed on a Skoda Octavia?

The timing belt replacement intervals are different depending on what model year and engine you have in your Skoda Octavia.

Further down on this page you will find information about the intervals for different years and engines.

Also keep in mind that some motors have a timing chain. These usually do not need to be replaced.

If you hear a rattling sound from a motor with a timing chain, it may be a sign that the chain needs to be replaced.

Consult a mechanic if you hear a strange engine noise, especially if it is a rattling sound.

Skoda Octavia Timing Belt Replacement Intervals

Below are some examples of different timing belt replacement intervals. Keep in mind that both years and mileage are important to keep track of.

Even if your car has not traveled many miles, a timing belt still needs to be replaced. The material in the timing belts gets worse with age even if you do not use your car very often.

If you do not find your year model or engine, you can often find the information in your instruction manual or by calling a workshop.

Skoda Octavia 1997 – 2000

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 1997 and 2000.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 1997 – 200075 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.6 1997 – 2000101 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.8 1997 – 2000125 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.8 T 1997 – 2000150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 1997 – 200090 hp?

Skoda Octavia 2001 – 2011

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 2001 and 2011.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 2001 – 201175 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.6 MPI 2001 – 2011102 hp?
Skoda Octavia 2.0 4×4 2001 – 2011115 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.8 T 2001 – 2011150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.8 T 4×4 2001 – 2011150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.8 T 2001 – 2011180 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 2001 – 201190 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 2001 – 2011100 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 2001 – 2011110 hp?

Skoda Octavia 2004 – 2009

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 2004 and 2009.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 MPI 2004 – 2009102 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.6 FSI 2004 – 2009115 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 2.0 FSI 2004 – 2009150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 FSI 2004 – 2009150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 FSI 4×4 2004 – 2009150 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI 2004 – 2009160 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia RS 2004 – 2009200 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 2004 – 2009105 hp150 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 4×4 2004 – 2009105 hp120 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 2004 – 2009140 hp120 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 4×4 2004 – 2009140 hp150 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia RS 2004 – 2009170 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.6 MPI Multifuel 2004 – 2009102 hp?

Skoda Octavia 2009 – 2013

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 2009 and 2013.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 MPI 2009 – 2013102 hp?
Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI 2009 – 2013105 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI 2009 – 2013122 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI 2009 – 2013160 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI 4×4 2009 – 2013160 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia RS 2009 – 2013200 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI 2009 – 2013105 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI 4×4 2009 – 2013105 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 2009 – 2013105 hp150 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 2009 – 2013140 hp?
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 4×4 2009 – 2013140 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia RS 2009 – 2013170 hp180 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 MPI Multifuel 2009 – 2013102 hp?

Skoda Octavia 2013 – 2017

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 2013 and 2017.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI 2013 – 2017105 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI 2013 – 2017110 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI 2013 – 2017115 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI 2013 – 2017140 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI 2013 – 2017150 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.8 FSI 2013 – 2017180 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia RS 2013 – 2017220 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI 2013 – 2017105 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI 2013 – 2017110 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 2013 – 2017150 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia RS 2013 – 2017184 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia RS 4×4 2013 – 2017184 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 CNG 2013 – 2017110 hp240 000 kilometres

Skoda Octavia 2017 – 2020

Here you will find intervals for the Skoda Octavia between the years 2017 and 2020.

ModelHorsepowerKilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI 2017 – 2020115 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 TSI 2017 – 2020150 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.5 TSI 2017 – 2020150 hp240 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI 2017 – 2020180 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TSI 2017 – 2020190 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia RS 2017 – 2020245 hpTiming chain
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI 2017 – 2020115 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 2017 – 2020150 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 4×4 2017 – 2020150 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 2017 – 2020184 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI 4×4 2017 – 2020184 hp210 000 kilometres
Skoda Octavia 1.4 CNG 2017 – 2020110 hp?
Skoda Octavia G-TEC 2017 – 2020130 hp?

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1 thought on “Skoda Octavia Timing Belt Replacement Interval”

  1. This was most helpful. The information (Timing belt change interval) is just not given in the User Manual. I can now rest easy knowing when to take the car in for this work.

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