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Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)

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Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014) review: 25 facts and highlights

Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)
Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)
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Why is Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014) better than the average?

  • better fuel economy (city)
    5.9l/100 kmvs7.09l/100 km
  • higher maximum torque
    175Nmvs172.96Nm
  • better fuel economy (highway)
    4.4l/100 kmvs5.48l/100 km
  • better fuel economy (combined)
    4.9l/100 kmvs5.7l/100 km
  • greater cargo volume (seats down)
    1580lvs1043.84l
  • greater cargo volume
    590lvs380.6l
  • longer wheelbase
    2.69mvs2.54m
  • less CO2 emissions
    114g/kmvs128.81g/km

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has front-wheel drive
Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

2. less CO2 emissions

114g/km

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

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3. longer basic warranty (years)

2yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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4.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

5. longer basic warranty (km)

Unlimited km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

1580l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

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2. shorter length

4.66m

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2.34m

3. greater cargo volume

590l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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4. longer wheelbase

2.69m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.07m

5. greater maximum trailer weight

1.3t

The maximum weight of a trailer that can be towed by the vehicle.

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6.weight

1.16t

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1.69kg

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

5.9l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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2. better fuel economy (combined)

4.9l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

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0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

175Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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400Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)

4.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

5.Has a turbocharged engine
Skoda Octavia Hatch (2014)

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

6. larger fuel tank

50l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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Features

1.USB ports

0

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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