Czech car manufacturer Skoda finally started the new look of the 2017 Octavia in India at an initial price of 15.99 million (ex-showroom, India). Skoda India claims that it is by far the lowest price by the Octavia and in the previous review, the car maker has equipped the updated Octavia with smart and comfortable hostility, so that it can lead the competitors. We have already operated the car in India and have told you everything we know about 2017 Skoda Oktavia, keeping in mind those aspects, we have to say that Octavia still has a good value The offer is made, which are already some popular players like Hyundai Allanto, Volkswagen Jetta and Toyota Corolla Altis.
Although the launch of the New-Zen Hyundai Allantra was launched in India in late 2016, while Toyota introduced the new look of Corolla Altis earlier this year. On the other hand, the Volkswagen Jetta car is slightly ahead after the launch of 2015 and there has not been any updates since then. So in terms of features and specifications, which takes mid-sized sedans? let’s find out.
Design and dimensions
The new look of 2017 Schodo Octavia comes with improved styling and new features
Apparently, the new look of Škoda Okkaviya is similar to the previous model, so it still subtle designs of those straight lines and an executive sedan, which is usually seen in cars in this segment. This is the case with the Volkswagen Jetta and the Toyota Corolla Altis Fossilft. On the other hand, Hyundai Allante is surrounded by this executive sedan philosophy and stands out with its sharp arrow lines, curvy silhouette and chiselled design features. In fact, Hyundai has made quite a compact design compared to its rivals, with a total length of 4570 mm, while the new Skoda Octavia is the longest in 4670 mm. In comparison, the Toyota Corolla Altis is 4620 mm long and 480 mm in Volkswagen Jetta.
Skoda Octavia is the most comprehensive in 1814 mm, with the width of 1800 mm by the alentra, 1778 mm in jetta and finally the coarre altis, which is the thinnest in 1775 mm. Skoda Octavia is the highest in 1476 mm, while Corolla Altis is 1475 mm long. Hyundai Allentra and Volkswagen Jetty are small in 1465 mm and 1453 mm, respectively. For wheelbase, both Hyundai allora and Toyota Corolla Altis, respectively, are 2700 mm, while Skoda Octavia and VW Jetta come with a wheelbase of 2688 mm and 2648 mm, respectively.
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Features and tools
The new form of 2017 Skoda Octavia comes with a new division headlamp design, which is called the Quadra LED headlights because it is divided into four compartments. Updated Octavia also brings new LED daylight lights and fog lamps on the bumper Octavia comes with 17-inch Alcatraz alloy wheels and LED telelaps. The new look of Skoda Okkevia comes with the Apple Carple and Android Auto and Mirror Link to give the best smart phone integration. Other facilities include automatic front wiper systems with rain sensors, hand-free parking, rear view camera and more. Security features include ABS with 8 airbags, EBD and hydraulic brake assistant, back detonger, fatigue detection etc.
Hyundai Lentro Projector comes with headlights, LED status lights. The car, Android Auto and Apple Carpelle come with a touchscreen entertainment display with Hyundai, which includes drive drive selection, hand-free smart trunk, auto cruise control, keys both front and rear seats, And USB / Aux-In / Bluetooth connectivity to name a few. Other leisure and safety features include standard, electronic stability control such as sunroof, side and curtain airbag, front windy seats, speed sensing auto lock lock, ABS and EBD, starting hill support and second-hand parking sensor .2017 Toyota Corolla Altis gets a bold perspective
Like its comrades, the Toyota Corolla Altis also comes with Projector Headlights and LED Dare Time Running Lights. Toyota Corolla Altis is the only sedan in its class, offering to empty the rear seat. Other features include a touchscreen installation system, which includes DVD players, hand gestures and more. Toyota’s safety standards have been retained as the car offers 7 SRS airbags, the Hill Start Assist Assist Control, Vehicle Stability Control and an impact absorbing structure combines excellent cabin hardness and resident protection.
Similarly, Volkswagen Jetty has two-xenon headlights and LED diving running lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, multi-function display, rain sensing wiper, 12-way electric adjustable driver seat and glass. On the safety front, Volkswagen Jetta has many features – like about 8 airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, mountain grip control, fatigue detection and more.
Engine Specifications and Transmission
The PowerTen Intelligent 2017 Skoda Octavia comes in three engine options – 1.8 liter TSI, 1.4 liter TSI and top-end 2-liter TDI. The 1.8-liter TSI engine creates 178 bhp and 250 nm peak torque whereas 7 Speed Dsg is built in conjunction with gearbox. Small 1.4 liters TSI petrol gets 6-speed manual transmission and makes 147 bhp and 250 nm peak torque. At the same time, the test and test comes with 2-liter TDI diesel motor 141 bhp and 320 nm torque and offers both option, 6 speed manual and 6 speed dsg auto box option.
The new giant Hyundai Elantra comes in both petrol and diesel engine options – a new 2-liter petrol engine and 1.6 liter diesel motor. While petrol motor produces one class leading 150 bhp and develops peak torque of 192 nm, oil burner provides a maximum of 126 bhp and develops a peak torque of 260 nm. Transmission options for both engines include 6-speed manual gearboxes and 6-speed automatic units.
The adverse Corolla Altis comes in both gasoline and diesel gauges. Petrol engine is a unit of 1.8 liters which creates peak power of 138 bhp and 173 nm of peak torque and is connected with 6 speed manual gearbox and an optional CVT auto box. The diesel trim receives the 1.4-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged unit, which remains with 6 bhp and 205 nm top torque 6-speed manual gearbox.
Volkswagen Jetty is very old
Volkswagen Jetta already operates from a single set of engines, i.e. 1.4 liters TSI and 2-liter TDI. The former creates 120 bhp and develops 200 nm peak torque, while the 2-liter oil burner creates 138 bhp and 320 nm peak torque. Petrol variants come with manual transmission, while diesel variants get the option of both 6-speed manual and 7-speed dsg dual clutch transmission.
Skoda Octavia – ₹ 15.49 million to 22.89 million (ex-showroom post GST)
Hyundai Elantra – ₹ 12.48 lakh – ₹ 18.46 lakh (GST after ex-showroom)
Toyota Corolla Altis – ₹ 14.88 lakh – ₹ 18.26 lakh (ex-showroom post GST)
Volkswagen Jetta – ₹ 14.33 lakh – ₹ 19.7 9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi, ex GST)
On paper, the 2017 Skoda Octavia is looking at a higher hand on its rivals, which is purely on the basis of new features and specifications. After saying this, both the Hyundai Allanto and the Toyota Corolla Altis have been updated recently and have been compared. And even if Volkswagen is an equally good car to drive Jetta, it has not got an update in two years. So in a nutshell, Octavia is the latest and most equipped, but it is still the most expensive. So is it worth the extra premium? Well, we can only answer that when we compare cars in real world conditions.