Volkswagen Golf 2007 vs Skoda Octavia 2005

Volkswagen Golf
2007 - 2009
Skoda Octavia
2005 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.9 Diesel1.9 Diesel


Power: 105 HP105 HP
Torque: 250 NM250 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.2 seconds12 seconds
Volkswagen Golf and Skoda Octavia have the same engine power, the torque is the same for both cars. Volkswagen Golf reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.25.1
Real fuel consumption: 5.6 l/100km5.8 l/100km
By specification Volkswagen Golf consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Skoda Octavia, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Golf could require 15 litres more fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Volkswagen Golf consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Skoda Octavia.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1050 km in combined cycle1070 km in combined cycle
1220 km on highway1300 km on highway
980 km with real consumption940 km with real consumption


Length: 4.56 m4.57 m
Width: 1.78 m1.77 m
Height: 1.47 m1.47 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Golf is 1 cm shorter than the Skoda Octavia, 1 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 505 litres580 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1495 litres1620 litres
Skoda Octavia has more luggage space.
Volkswagen Golf has 75 litres less trunk space than the Skoda Octavia. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Skoda Octavia (by 125 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 0.9 metres more than that of the Skoda Octavia, which means Volkswagen Golf can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`9901`985
Safety: no datano data

Volkswagen Golf has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Skoda Octavia has serious deffects in 45 percent more cases than Volkswagen Golf, so Volkswagen Golf quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 26002400
Rating in user reviews: 8.8/10 7.9/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Skoda Octavia has
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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