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BMW 3 Series vs Skoda Octavia

BMW 3 Series Price starts at Rs. 46.90 Lakh which is Rs. 20.05 Lakh costlier than base model of Skoda Octavia priced at Rs. 26.85 Lakh. The claimed mileage of BMW 3 Series (Diesel Model) is 20.4 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Skoda Octavia (Petrol Model) is 15.8 kmpl. In technical specifications, BMW 3 Series (Top Model) is powered by 1995 cc engine , while Skoda Octavia (Top Model) is powered by 1984 cc engine. The Comparison BMW 3 Series 330i Sport vs Skoda Octavia Style can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

BMW 3 Series vs Skoda Octavia Summary

Basic Info 3 Series M340i XdriveOctavia Laurin and Klement
Rating
14 reviews
17 reviews
Brand Name BMW Skoda
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 68.90 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 29.85 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Displacement 2998 cc 1984 cc
Body Type SedanAll Sedan Cars SedanAll Sedan Cars
Max Power 382.19bhp@5800rpm 187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm
No Of Cylinders 6 4
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 8 Speed 7-speed DSG
Drive Type AWD FWD
Colors
3 Series Colors
Octavia Colors
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Mileage (ARAI) 11.86 Kmpl 15.81 Kmpl
Tyre Size F 225/45 R18, R 255/40 R18 205/55 R17
Boot Space 480 Liters 600 Liters
Ground Clearance (Laden) ... 106 mm
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Insurance Rs. 2.93 Lakh 3 Series Insurance Rs. 1.27 Lakh Octavia Insurance

Engine Type
Twin Turbo 6 Cylinder Petrol Engine
2.0 L TSI Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement
2998 cc
1984 cc
Max Power
382.19bhp@5800rpm
187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm
Max Torque
500Nm@1850-5000rpm
320nm@1500-3990rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
6
4
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
7-speed DSG
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
AWD
FWD
Valve Configuration
DOHC
...
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
Direct Injection
...
Kerb Weight
...
1459 Kg
Turbo Charger
Twin

20-80 kmph (kickdown)
3.62s
...
Braking (100-0 kmph)
36.72 Meters
...
Braking (80-0 kmph)
23.39 Meters
...
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
0-100 kmph
4.4 Sec
...
Fuel Capacity
59 Liters
50 Liters
Top Speed
250 Km/h
...
Mileage (ARAI)
11.86 Kmpl
15.81 Kmpl

Suspension Front
M Sport Suspensio
MacPherson suspensio
Suspension Rear
M Sport Suspensio
Multilink suspension, one longitudinal and three transverse arms
Brakes Front
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Minimum Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.2
Tyre Size
F 225/45 R18, R 255/40 R18
205/55 R17
Alloy Wheel Size
18
17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Runflat
Tubeless, Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
BMW Individual Headliner Anthracite,Floor mats in Velour,Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function,Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet,Through loading system,Sport seats for driver and front passenger,Storage compartment package,M Seat belts,Aluminium Tetragon with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome,Alcantara Sensatec combination Black/contrast stitching Blue/Black
Piano Black décor on dashboard, Chrome trim around Virtual Cockpit, Chrome trim on front central air conditioning vents, Chrome interior door handles, Chrome front door sill trims with 'OCTAVIA' inscription,Alu pedals,LED ambient lighting,Suedia Beige leather upholstery,Suedia Beige finish on dashboard with stitching,Textile floor mats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Front Shoulder Room
...
1468
Rear Shoulder Room
1395 mm
1444 mm
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
4
5
Boot Space
480 Liters
600 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
Additional Exterior Features
Front ornamental grille frame and nuggets in Cerium Grey, Exterior air inlets in front bumper with embellishers in Cerium Grey, Mirror caps in Cerium Grey, Model designations and M badges in Cerium Grey, M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line elements, Exterior Mirrors electrically adjustable and heated electrically foldable, with automatic anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function, for passenger side exterior mirror, Heat Protection Glazing, Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen, 3 levels LED lights with low-beam, high-beam and high-beam headlights with laser module, '3/4 circle'-shaped daytime running lights and LED cornering lights, Adaptive Headlights including BMW Selective Beam, Highbeam assistant, Blue illuminated 'X' signature, Accent lighting with turn indicators, M Rear Spoiler,
Boarding spot lamps (OSRVM), Front doors ŠKODA welcome logo projection, Driver side external mirror and rear windscreen defogger with timer, Automatically dimming interior mirror and driver side external rear view mirror, Rear fog light, High level third brake LED light, LED tail lights with crystalline elements and dynamic turn indicators, Adaptive front LED headlamps with crystalline elements and LED turn indicators, Body colour - bumpers, external mirrors housing and door handles, 'Laurin & Klement' inscription on front fenders, Chrome trim on lower air dam in front bumper, Chrome side window frames, Chrome surround for radiator grille
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
...
Trunk Light
...
Rear Spoiler
...
Antenna
Roof Rails
...
Ground Clearance (Laden)
...
106 mm
Length*Width*Height
4824*1811*1429 mm3
4689*1829*1469 mm3
Wheelbase
2810 mm
2680 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
165 mm
137 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
BMW Apps, BMW Head-Up display with full colour, Bluetooth with audio streaming, handsfree and USB connectivity, Hi-Fi loudspeaker system (205 W, 9 loudspeakers), iDrive touch with handwriting recognition including 22.3 cm colour display, DVD drive and integrated hard drive (20 GB) for maps and audio files
...
Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,Mirror Link
Addtional Comfort Features
M Sport Differential, Servotronic Steering Assist, Launch Control Function, Variable Sport steering, Cruise Control with Braking Functio
Lights-on acoustic signal, Two foldable roof handles, in the front and rear, Rear seat centre armrest with foldable cup holder, Height adjustable front centre armrest, Virtual boot lid release pedal, Remote control closing of door mirrors, Remote control opening and closing of windows
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Rear Curtain
Available
...
Luggage Hook and Net
...
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Harman Kardon Surround Sound, High-resolution (1920x720 pixels) 10.25” (26 cm) Control Display,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets,iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons,BMW Head-up Display,BMW Gesture Control
12V power socket in the luggage compartment, 1 C-Type USB charger in IRVM, 2 C-Type USB chargers in front and rear center console, SmartLink(MirrorLink, Android auto, apple car play)
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Not Available
...
Memory Functions For Seat
Front
Front
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
All
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
...
Drive Modes
4
...
Internal Storage
...
No of Speakers
16
11
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
...
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
...
60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
...
DVD Playback
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
...
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
...
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
...
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
...
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Sun Roof
...
Moon Roof
...

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
2
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
...
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
...
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
3
Blind Spot Monitor
...
Hill Descent Control
...
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
...
Traction Control System (TCS)
...
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Front
Both
Rear Wash Wiper
...
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

BMW 3 Series

  • Shifts focus to the enthusiast driver
  • powerful petrol packs a punch
  • improved handling and plush
  • tech laden interiors. New M340i is the pick of the bunch.

BMW 3 Series

  • Ride is on the stiffer side
  • some silly feature omissions like 360 degree camera and passive keyless entry.
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3 Series and Octavia Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Whats the diffrence between 330i & 330 M sport - 3 Series?
  • The BMW 3 Series 330i M Sport gets all the traits from the 330i Sport, however, it gets an even aggressive body kit, bigger alloy wheels, black exterior trim, etc.
  • There is no difference exercise because both are same
  • The BMW 3 series their front tyeres was R17 and R18
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Q. Which is best to buy between BMW 3 Series and Skoda Octavia?
  • Both the cars of the best choices, comparing the two cars would be fascinating. Comparing the performance of the cars, the BMW 3 Series has an upper hand in terms of power as well as torque. The mileage offered in BMW 3 Series is higher by 2.5 kmpl. The boot space offered in Skoda Octavia is more than that of 3 Series. In terms of comfort features, the Octavia has follow me home headlamps as add on. Talking about the price, the Octavia is 6.31 Lakh RS (Ex-Showroom) cheaper than the BMW 3 Series. For a detailed comparison, follow the given link - Compare.. Moreover, to get a better idea of the comfort and performance, we would suggest you take a test drive of both the cars, follow the given link to get the dealer details in your respective city - Dealers.
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3 Series Vs Octavia Comparison FAQs

Which car is cheaper 3 Series vs Octavia?

The Skoda Octavia is cheaper than BMW 3 Series by Rs. 39.05 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage 3 Series vs Octavia?

The Skoda Octavia delivers better mileage 15.81 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance 3 Series vs Octavia?

For the M340i Xdrive version, 2998 cc Petrol engine of 3 Series produces 382.19bhp@5800rpm of power and 500Nm@1850-5000rpm of torque. Whereas for the Laurin and Klement version, 1984 cc Petrol engine of Octavia produces 187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm of power and 320nm@1500-3990rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • BMW 3 Series
  • Skoda Octavia
  • Awesome features with luxury feeling. Have great mileage and in good condition. It also have large space in back

    Avinash Gupta few weeks ago
  • Great for family as I have the tourer version

    Ian Clements few weeks ago
  • great car great features value for money

    Vishal Kumar few weeks ago
  • good app sjjeyeueuyeuwieurysjjdhrhe

    Deeksha Dubey few weeks ago
  • Excellent experience of ride with safety feature, happy to have it, thanks for overall features from BMW.

    Eshu Patil few weeks ago
3 Series User Reviews
  • Skoda octavia has awesome interior, You can feel as german car as it's have many soft materials, Piano black dashboard and for front seats.It's accent lines on bonnet, The sloping roof, Signature grille which combine to give very fastback design which is older but still attractive.It's boot space is increased from 590 liters to 600 liters.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Excellent performance, Very powerful & very stable at high speeds.At par with many of the costly brands.

    Dhananjay Sathe few weeks ago
  • its a super car of my life...its speed super and well drive

    Bharath S few weeks ago
  • good car dive Vijayawada showroom

    Rameshreddy Sura few weeks ago
  • mileage is extremely poor for city driving.The eralier version laura was best in mileageplease think before buying this petrol version 200 times.

    Anil Patil few weeks ago
Octavia User Reviews

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