The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant which has by 5 % horsepower more in comparison to the Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual, which makes this car slightly better in terms of high speed. With more horsepower the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual will as well give slightly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Volkswagen has 1 newton meter more torque in comparison to the Skoda Octavia III. Even though a great deal of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it describes the best how a car acclerates. In this case the difference is little and for that reason the difference will not be much noticeable.
The top speed of the Volkswagen is greater compared with the Skoda Octavia III Estate by 5 km/h, which allows the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant to overcome faster large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 3 percent is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volkswagen is 5 mm wider when compared to the Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Volkswagen that is able to carry by 27 % more diesel compared with the Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual.
Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual has 30 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Skoda Octavia III Estate. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Trunk length with seats up
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant has 369 cc larger cubic capacity in relation to the Skoda Octavia III Estate. As the difference is small, the Volkswagen Passat B6 should accelerate only slightly faster, assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
Maximum load capacity
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant is 114 mm longer in relation to the Skoda. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Skoda Octavia III Estate 1.6 TDI CR DPF 105HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Volkswagen, which is by 3 % higher than the Skoda Octavia III, would be appropriate option for you. However, these two cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.