How good are Skoda diesel engines?

How good are Skoda diesel engines?

The 148bhp diesel engine (badged 2.0 TDI 150PS) is an impressive performer. Not only can it get the Octavia from 0-62mph in a very respectable 8.7sec but, more importantly, it pulls strongly from low revs. It’s a great fit for the car, whether you’re travelling alone or with the family and a boot full of luggage.

Should I buy Skoda Octavia petrol or diesel?

Skoda Octavia Engines As always, petrol is the better choice for those who do mostly town driving or have fairly low annual mileage (less than around 20,000 miles) and diesel is better suited to high-mileage motorway drivers.

Which is the biggest Skoda estate?

Skoda Superb Estate
1. Skoda Superb Estate. The Skoda Superb is a fantastic estate car that’s enormously practical, cheap to run and very well built. There’s room in both the front and back seats for tall adults to get comfortable and the 660-litre boot is bigger than almost any other estate car on sale.

How is estate tax calculated on a Skoda Octavia?

However, these are calculated against the base model’s P11D value, so may not exactly match a car fitted with certain optional extras. The SKODA OCTAVIA Estate tax calculator shows the Car Tax (VED) payable for the selected model for the 2021/22 tax year.

What kind of car is the Skoda Octavia?

There’s even a hot hatchback version called the Skoda Octavia vRS that we’ve given its own review – click on the link to read about that. Of course, competition in the estate car class is fierce, with the list of direct rivals including the Ford Focus Estate, Toyota Corolla Touring Sports and Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer.

How much does a Skoda Octavia vRS cost?

A car clearly put together so that folks can have their cake, eat it, and not get fat. It’s the final piece in the fourth-gen Octavia vRS puzzle, adding to the 2.0-litre petrol and plug-in hybrid options. The diesel vRS start at £32,260 for the saloon and £33,530 for the estate. Going for the 4×4 version adds £500 or so.

Which is better Skoda Octavia or Vauxhall Astra?

There are plenty of rivals for you to consider, everything from the Seat Leon ST, and Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer to the pricer Volkswagen Golf Estate. While they are all fine cars, they don’t match the Octavia’s load-lugging capabilities, plus the Octavia goes further than many rivals by offering an off-road focused all-wheel-drive Scout variant.