The horsepower is a feature that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Volvo V50 that has by 10 % horsepower more in relation to the Skoda Octavia II, which makes this car slightly better in terms of high speed. With more horsepower the Volvo will as well give a bit better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Volvo V50 consumes 0.1 l less fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Skoda. The Volvo V50, which is palced in „compact” segment burns up by 2.6 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.
Maximum torque of the Volvo V50 1.6 D2 115HP manual is 21 Nm bigger than the Skoda Octavia II Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual 4x4. Because of this, the Volvo V50 1.6 D2 115HP manual will accelerate slightly swifter and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also cause that the Volvo V50 1.6 D2 115HP manual will consume less fuel for every 100 km.
The Volvo burns up 0.3 l fewer fuel in the city compared with the Skoda Octavia II Estate. The difference at the level of 0.3 l will be very big in daily use of car. Additionally, during several years it will generate gigantic cost savings. Also note that estimated results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably raised if you ride swiftly. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars selected by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 3 percent indicates that the Skoda Octavia II is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „small family cars class, being represented by the Skoda Octavia II Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual 4x4, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 11.3 s and is by 0.6 s higher than this of Skoda vehicle.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Volvo V50 1.6 D2 115HP manual is greater in comparison to this of the Skoda Octavia II Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual 4x4 by 5 kilometers/hour, which allows the Volvo V50 to travel faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 3 percent is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Volvo V50 1.6 D2 115HP manual is 4 millimeters wider in comparison to the Skoda Octavia II Estate. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of selected cars in the category of fuel tank size is Volvo which is able to carry by 5 l more diesel in relation to the Skoda Octavia II.
The Volvo V50 has 2 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Skoda Octavia II Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual 4x4. Therefore the Volvo V50 is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.