Skoda Octavia: Is This The Greatest?
Skoda Octavia - A high performance car
Skoda Octavia very popular known as a family car is a common man’s car. It is in existence since 1996. Earlier between the years 1959-1971 the model was called as Skoda and in the later years it was revived to Skoda Octavia.
Facts about Skoda Octavia
Till date there existed only 3 generations of this car model, though there are models like RS and vRS which gives high performance. The present Octavia gets a high score in its preventability and appearance. Currently only five rear door as well as estate versions are available.
There are many features in Skoda Octavia which makes it stand out from other competitive cars. For instance, in a comparative analysis it was found that Octavia has better interior space, build quality, driving ability all of this in affordable price.
Results of different surveys
In the survey conducted in 2006, British automobile ranked Octavia (first generation) in the third position. When second generation Octavia hit the market, it was awarded a gold medal for its driver power among top 100.In 2007, the car model stood on a very high rank because of this prestigious award which proved Octavia to be the most fulfilling car.
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Octavia is built by Czech and proved to be a reliable vehicle. Skoda was also rated as top manufacturer from the warranty direct in the year 2006. Octavia had lower reliability index (32.47) which is why it was so reliable.
Octavia gained popularity in a very short span of time. Apart from being a favorable family car it had also participated in different championships like World Rally, FIA-2 and European touring championship.
Skoda Octavia has come a long way hitting the market with new innovation. Octavia is here to live giving a tough completion to brands like Audi and Volkswagen.
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Technical Characteristics of Skoda Octavia
Technical Characteristics of 2010 Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI GreenLine produced by Skoda (CZ).
|Body Type||Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1541 mm|
|Rear Track||1514 mm|
|Ground Clearance||125 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||55 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Front wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||common rail direct diesel injection|
|Max Power||105HP (77 kW) @ 4400 rpm|
|Max Torque||250Nm @ 1500 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||114 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||6J x 15 / 6J x 15|
|Standard Tyres||195/65 R 15 / 195/65 R 15|
|Transmission||5 speed manual|
|Number of gears||5|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||11.8 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|