The Skoda has by 45 hp more horsepower in comparison to Peugeot 305 I Estate 1.3 60HP. The Skoda Octavia III will be distinctly more dynamically accelerate owing to grater horsepower. Also overtaking cars or obstacles should be a piece of cake for a car equipped with stronger engine.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Skoda is 177 mm wider in relation to the Peugeot 305 I Estate 1.3 60HP. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Skoda Octavia III Estate has 60 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to the Peugeot 305 I Estate. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Skoda Octavia III is 404 mm longer in relation to the Peugeot 305 I Estate. Long cars have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Skoda Octavia III seems to be better choice for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Peugeot 305 I Estate may appeal to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 57 millimeters in favor of the Skoda is not big and does not matter much.