How is the performance of Skoda Octavia?
The Czech automaker Skoda is a renowned manufacturer of petrol as well as diesel engines. Skoda Octavia is launched in a total 7 variants. The new 2013 Octavia has come out in a total 3 engine options- a 1.4-litre TSI petrol, a 1.8-litre TSI petrol and a 2.0-litre TDI diesel. The 1.8-litre TSI petrol and 2.0-litre TDI diesel are already doing duty to the existing Laura, the 1.4-litre is the new entrant in the line-up, which currently powers the Volkswagen Jetta. The 2013 Skoda Octavia has also been claimed to be the most fuel efficient Octavia of all times. The 1.4-litre, 16V, DOHC, based Petrol Engine is assigned with the base and mid-level variants in the petrol line up. It churns out a maximum power of 138.1 BHP at 4500-6000 RPM and has a displacement of 1395cc. It also generates highest torque of 250Nm at 1500 - 3500 RPM. It is mated to a 6-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission gear box. The 1.8-litre, 16V, DOHC based TSI petrol engine is mated to the top-end variant in the petrol line up. It produces an exceptional power of 177.6 BHP at 5100 - 6200 RPM and an incredible torque of 250Nm at 1250 - 5000 RPM. It has an displacement of 1798cc. It is combined with a 7-speed, DSG, with Tiptronic manual gear changing, automatic transmission gearbox. Last but certainly not the least, the 2.0-litre, 8V, DOHC based TDI diesel is assigned to all the variants available in the disel lineup. Its effectiveness and robustness can be judged from the fact that it is able to yield a maximum power of 141.1 BHP at 4000 RPM while displacing 1968cc. It generates a top torque of 320Nm at 1750 - 3000 RPM. and is mated with both, a 6-speed, fully synchronized, manual transmission gearbox as well as a 6-speed, DSG, with Tiptronic manual gear changing, automatic transmission gearbox.