The new 2021 Skoda Octavia recently made its re-entry into the Indian market once again with many updated features and a more premium look, the last time the car took its exit from the Indian market when the BS6 norms were implemented by the Indian Govt. however unlike last time there now exists only 1 competitor to the Octavia which is the Hyundai Elantra. Let’s compare both of these premium sedans and start the Skoda Octavia Vs Hyundai Elantra comparison.
|Dimension||Skoda Octavia 2021||Hyundai Elantra|
|Length||4689 mm||4620 mm|
|Width||1829 mm||1800 mm|
|Height||1469 mm||1465 mm|
|Wheelbase||2680 mm||2700 mm|
Here the new Octavia surpasses the Elantra in every aspect except for the wheelbase where the Elantra exceeds the former by 20 mm of margin and becomes the longest wheelbase D-segment sedan.
Price and Powertrain
The base price of the Skoda Octavia 2021 starts from Rs. 25.99 lakhs and goes up till Rs. 28.99 lakhs, while the Hyundai Elantra is much cheaper than the former one and it goes with the starting price of Rs. 17.85 lakh up till Rs. 21.12 lakh.
Talking about the engine specifications the Octavia only get a single powertrain option of a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine, while the Elantra gets 2 options to choose from, one being the 2.0-litre NA petrol and the other being with a 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine.
|Specification||Skoda Octavia||Hyundai Elantra|
|Engine||2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol||2.0-litre 4-cylinder NA petrol/|
1.5-litre 4-cylinder diesel
|Power||190 PS||152 PS/115 PS|
|Torque||320 Nm||192 Nm/250 Nm|
|Transmission||7-speed DSG||6-speed MT, 6-speed AT|
The feature list of both the cars are a generation apart as the Octavia got introduced recently, so get all the latest tech. while the Hyundai Elantra has been in the market since 2019 so the feature comparison will be a one-sided scenario.
The new 2021 Octavia get a brand new 10-inch touchscreen floating infotainment system with smartphone connectivity and connected car tech, virtual cockpit fully digital instrument cluster, 12-way adjustable driver seat and much more. while the Elantra gets some outdated feature compared to current trend, which are a 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity and connected car tech, electric sunroof, wireless charging, cruise control and much more.
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