Value for money is at the core of the Octavia's appeal, but just because it's comparatively cheap, that doesn’t mean it lacks desirability elsewhere. It's also a very well built car with a spacious interior and boot. An update in 2009 resulted in a redesigned front, an improved interior and the addition of new engines. The diesels are the best sellers, with the Greenline version being the most economical of the lot. The sportier vRS version is available with a choice of powerful petrol or diesel engines.