Volkswagen Golf 2013 vs Skoda Octavia 2013

Volkswagen Golf
2013 - 2017
Skoda Octavia
2013 - 2017
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 122 HP140 HP
Torque: 200 NM250 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.7 seconds8.5 seconds
Skoda Octavia is a more dynamic driving.
Volkswagen Golf engine produces 18 HP less power than Skoda Octavia, whereas torque is 50 NM less than Skoda Octavia. Due to the lower power, Volkswagen Golf reaches 100 km/h speed 1.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.35.3
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 940 km in combined cycle940 km in combined cycle
1130 km on highway1080 km on highway
790 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption


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`8601`842
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Volkswagen Golf has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Skoda Octavia has serious deffects in 35 percent more cases than Volkswagen Golf, so Volkswagen Golf quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 92009200
Rating in user reviews: 8.7/10 8.6/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • fewer faults
Skoda Octavia has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
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