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.


DimensionSkoda Octavia 2021Hyundai Elantra
Length4689 mm4620 mm
Width1829 mm1800 mm
Height1469 mm1465 mm
Wheelbase2680 mm2700 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.

SpecificationSkoda OctaviaHyundai Elantra
Engine2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol2.0-litre 4-cylinder NA petrol/
1.5-litre 4-cylinder diesel
Power190 PS152 PS/115 PS
Torque320 Nm192 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission7-speed DSG6-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 while the Elantra gets some outdated feature compared to current trend, which are a 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity and connected car tech, electric sunroof,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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