Volkswagen Golf 2012 vs Skoda Octavia 2013

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Volkswagen Golf
2012 - 2017
Skoda Octavia
2013 - 2017
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 1.0 - 2.01.0 - 2.0


Power: 85 - 184 HP105 - 220 HP
Torque: 160 - 380 NM175 - 350 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.9 - 12.6 seconds6.9 - 11.1 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.9 - 5.33.8 - 6.7
Volkswagen Golf petrol engines consumes on average 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than Skoda Octavia. On average, Volkswagen Golf equipped with diesel engines consume 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Skoda Octavia.
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Length: 4.56 m4.66 m
Width: 1.80 m1.81 m
Height: 1.48 m1.46 m
Volkswagen Golf is smaller, but slightly higher.
Volkswagen Golf is 10 cm shorter than the Skoda Octavia, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Golf is 2 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 605 litres610 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1620 litres1740 litres
Volkswagen Golf has 5 litres less trunk space than the Skoda Octavia. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Skoda Octavia (by 120 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters11.1 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 0.2 metres less than that of the Skoda Octavia.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`917~ 1`891
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Average price (€): 98009200
Rating in user reviews: 8.7/10 8.6/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • fewer faults
Skoda Octavia has
  • lower fuel consumption for diesel engines
  • lower price
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