2021 Skoda Octavia vs Hyundai Elantra, this is the latest buzz in the Indian automotive industry as the Czech automaker has just launched their latest version of the enthusiasts’ sedan, the Octavia! The only active rival of this Czech sedan in India is the Hyundai Elantra as Honda has already discontinued the Civic in India. In today’s featured, we will have an in-depth comparison of these two. Let’s get started.
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2021 Skoda Octavia vs Hyundai Elantra | Dimensions
Starting our detailed comparison with the measurements. The 2021 Skoda Octavia measures 4689 mm in length and 1829 mm in width. On the other hand, the Hyundai Elantra measures 4,620mm in length and 1800mm in width. Clearly, Octavia wins here and will provide you with a bigger cabin with great space inside!
On the feature front, we have a host of modern-day equipment inside both of them and. now that Skoda has clearly revealed what comes inside their new-age premium sedan, let’s have a look at what all is on offer in the top-end variant.
The 2021 Skoda Octavia comes equipped with a newly designed grille with a chrome-plated frame, narrow headlamps with bi-beam LED technology. The 17-inch alloy wheels definitely add on to the look. On the inside, we have a huge 10.25-inch customisable MID along with a 10-inch infotainment system with Canton 12 speaker sound system and Android Auto & Apple CarPlay support. The dual-zone Climatronic AC, wire shift, paddle shifters and ambient lighting add on to the feature list.
On the Hyundai Elantra, you get a dual-zone climate control automatic AC, Hyundai iBlue connectivity, 20.32 cm HD Touch Audio Video Navigation & Telematics System, Infinity premium sound 8-speaker system try to make this executive sedan a value for money
2021 Skoda Octavia vs Hyundai Elantra | Engine & Transmission
The new Czech sedan is powered by a 2.0-litre TSI (turbocharged stratified injection) petrol engine churning out 190PS of maximum power and 320Nm. The shift-by-wire technology is a first-in-segment feature that comes inside the cabin making gearshifts easy. This engine is mated to a 7-speed DSG.
On the other hand, the Hyundai Elantra sports a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that churns out 150hp at 6000rpm. The diesel variant has a 1.5-litre engine that churns out 113.4bhp at 4000rpm. The gearbox here is a 6-speed AT which won’t give you that DSG feel.
On the safety front, the Hyundai Elantra gets Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), 6 airbags, Auto Cruise Control, Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), TPMS on MID and more.
The German sedan, on the other hand, has got 6 and 8 airbags (depending upon the variant), ABS, EBD, ESC (electronic stability control), AFS (adaptive front light system), MKB (multi-collision brake), MBA (mechanical brake assist), HBA (hydraulic brake assist), ASR (anti-slip regulation) and EDL (electronic differential lock), adaptive headlamps and driver fatigue alert.
2021 Skoda Octavia vs Hyundai Elantra | Price
The just-in Czech sedan comes at a price of 25,99,000 and for the premium L&K (Laurin & Klement) variant, you will have to pay 28,99,000 INR. About the Korean premium sedan, you will have to pay 17.85 Lakh for the base variant and 21.12Lakh for the top-end variant.