Skoda Octavia: Is This The Greatest?

Skoda Octavia - A high performance car

Skoda Octavia very popular known as a family car is a common man’s car. It is in existence since 1996. Earlier between the years 1959-1971 the model was called as Skoda and in the later years it was revived to Skoda Octavia.

Facts about Skoda Octavia

Till date there existed only 3 generations of this car model, though there are models like RS and vRS which gives high performance. The present Octavia gets a high score in its preventability and appearance. Currently only five rear door as well as estate versions are available.

There are many features in Skoda Octavia which makes it stand out from other competitive cars. For instance, in a comparative analysis it was found that Octavia has better interior space, build quality, driving ability all of this in affordable price.

Results of different surveys

In the survey conducted in 2006, British automobile ranked Octavia (first generation) in the third position. When second generation Octavia hit the market, it was awarded a gold medal for its driver power among top 100.In 2007, the car model stood on a very high rank because of this prestigious award which proved Octavia to be the most fulfilling car.

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Octavia is built by Czech and proved to be a reliable vehicle. Skoda was also rated as top manufacturer from the warranty direct in the year 2006. Octavia had lower reliability index (32.47) which is why it was so reliable.

Octavia gained popularity in a very short span of time. Apart from being a favorable family car it had also participated in different championships like World Rally, FIA-2 and European touring championship.

Skoda Octavia has come a long way hitting the market with new innovation. Octavia is here to live giving a tough completion to brands like Audi and Volkswagen.

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Technical Characteristics of Skoda Octavia

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI GreenLine produced by Skoda (CZ).

Body Type Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1370 Kg
Length 4569 mm
Height 1449 mm
Wheelbase 2575 mm
Front Track 1541 mm
Rear Track 1514 mm
Ground Clearance 125 mm
Fuel Capacity 55 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 105HP (77 kW) @ 4400 rpm
Max Torque 250Nm @ 1500 rpm
CO2 Emissions 114 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1598 cc
Bore 80 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6J x 15 / 6J x 15
Standard Tyres 195/65 R 15 / 195/65 R 15
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 5 speed manual
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 11.8 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 5.5 l/100km
Road 3.7 l/100km
Mixt 4.4 l/100km