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2003 Skoda Octavia vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2003 Skoda Octavia is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Avensis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Avensis (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 2003 Skoda Octavia. (101 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis should accelerate faster than 2003 Skoda Octavia.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2003 Skoda Octavia (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2003 Skoda Octavia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Skoda Octavia 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Skoda Toyota
Model Octavia Avensis
Year Released 2003 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 101 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.0:1 9.8:1
Top Speed 192 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.8 seconds 12.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4510 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 60 L


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