The Skoda Octavia III uses 0.9 l less fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Opel Astra J Sedan. The Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.2 TSI 105HP manual, being classified in „compact” segment burns up by 1.8 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 6.8 l.
The fuel consumption running around the town is distinctly to the Skoda Octavia III Estate's advantage. This automobile uses 1.7 l less fuel while driving inside city than the Opel Astra J. Better fuel consumption equals less fuel cost passed on you.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is delivered affects an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is recommended to check a torque performance graph.
Skoda has 1 % longer wheelbase in comparison to the Opel Astra J. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Skoda Octavia III is 1 mm longer when compared to the Opel. The length of the car plays a role in terms of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Skoda Octavia III probably will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Skoda Octavia III will be better driven but the Opel Astra J Sedan will be a little easier to park due to shorter length .
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and for that reason the Skoda, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has the edge on the 4-door Opel Astra J which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Opel Astra J Sedan's production started only 4 years before the Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.2 TSI 105HP manual, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Skoda Octavia III Estate might have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.